Police warn: ‘Be careful about leaving your windows open – even when it’s sunny’

Herts police car

Herts police car

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The weather may not be good enough for it today, but police are reminding people that leaving their windows or doors when it’s hot can create opportunities for criminals.

While the number of burglaries has remained low this year, the lure of insecure doors, windows and outbuildings can encourage opportunistic thieves.

Police spokesman Daniel Atkinson said: “There is a great deal that people can do to reduce the risk of their property and home being targeted.”


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