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Attempted burglary in Bell Lane, Brookmans Park
« on: January 07, 2016, 03:59:42 pm »
A neighbourhood watch alert from Herts police...

Between 17:30 and 19:40 on 6th January an attempted burglary has occurred in Bell Lane, Brookmans Park.

The offender(s) have attempted to gain entry to the front door without success. They have then gained entry to the rear garden, utilising implement, offender(s) have forced this into the frame of a rear double glazed patio door, causing the glass to shatter allowing entry into the kitchen/dining area. Offender(s) have been disturbed and made off through the point of entry.

If you saw anything suspicious or have any information that could possibly assist officers investigating the incident please make contact using the Non-emergency Number 101 Quoting crime reference B2/16/116.

Please keep your tools locked away, even when you are at home. Do not let these criminals use them to their advantage and gain access to your home and steal from you. You can register your tools on the website immobilise

Please ensure that you lock all doors and windows and report any suspicious behaviour as soon as possible.  Please take a moment to read the below crime prevention advice. The Hertfordshire Police Website ( also has further advice on Crime prevention.

•Make a habit of checking that ground floor windows and doors are closed and locked when you leave the house or go to bed. Upstairs windows should be locked when the house is unoccupied.  UVPC doors must be locked by lifting the handle and using the key to ensure all the security features are in place.

•Car and house keys should be kept out of sight in a safe place. Don’t leave them on display on window sills, in porches, hallways or kitchens. 

•Secure your rear garden by shutting and locking any gates. Burglars can use garden tools to break in, so make sure you securely lock away any tools after use. 
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