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Cotswolds Police warn residents to be vigilant after burglaries

Police in the Cotswolds are warning residents to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries in the Chipping Campden area.

Three burglaries are reported to have taken place on Monday evening (18 January) with offenders gaining entry to properties.

The first burglary was reported as taking place in Weston Sub Edge and saw offenders enter a property before stealing keys from inside and a Porsche which was parked on the drive. The car has been since located however anyone who has information on the burglary is asked to contact police quoting incident 36 of 19 January.

The second burglary took place in Ebrington after offenders forced entry to a van before stealing a number of tools from inside. This is believed to have taken place at around 4.30am.

Anyone who witnessed this or has been offered tools for sale is asked to contact police quoting incident 74 of 19 January.

The third burglary took place on Nashs Lane in Ebrington and saw offenders break into a garage at some point between midnight and 7am before stealing power tools. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police quoting incident 106 of 19 January.

Information can be submitted by using the 'update a crime report' form on the Constabulary's website: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/  or calling 101.

Most reported burglaries are found to be opportunistic and we would like to remind residents to check that their properties are secure and to report any suspicious activity or noises by calling 101 or 999 if an incident is in progress.

Information about protecting your property can be found here: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/residential-burglary/ 

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