Crime Prevention Advice
Recent Housebeaking Trends
has been a number of housebreakings within the Robroyston area and
during these incidents householders car keys have
been taken and their cars stolen.
Below is some advice from Strathclyde Police on Crime Prevention.
Check doors and windows are locked – even if only popping out for a minute.
Do not leave
keys in the door overnight to prevent fishing them out through the letterbox.
Avoid leaving car keys or valuables
within easy reach of visible through a window or door.
Use key operated locks on your windows (this increases
the time a burglar takes to get in the
window and increases the chance of being caught).
Don’t leave spare house or car key
When going out use a timer switch for your lights and consider leaving a radio on.
tools, ladders or other items in your garden that can be used to
break in to your home.
Ensure fencing around your home
is maintained and keeps gates, sheds and garages locked.
Consider property making your valuables, this makes easier
to identify if recovered.
Be vigilant and keep an eye out for your neighbours and their property.
Avoid leaving possessions within your car, at the minimum lock them in the boot.
Consider an alarm,
immobiliser or tracking device for your car and have the windows
etched with the VRM and VIN number.
mornings never leave the keys in the ignition with the engine running to
warm it up or defrost the windows.
Do not leave
sat navs within your vehicle and remove suction cup marks from the windscreen.
This information provides Crime
Prevention advice only and cannot in any way be a
guarantee that any further crimes will not occur.
Crime Prevention advice please contact Strathclyde Police.