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Burgalry Reports

Alert message sent 21/01/2019 18:18:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary

Dear residents of South Ham and Buckskin,
We have received reports of three burglaries that have occurred in Old Worting Road, Mercer Close and Tiverton Road, these three incidents occurred between the times of 10:00 on 16/01/2019 and 23:35 on 18/01/2019.
Did you see or hear anything in relation to these incidents?
Have you seen or heard anything unusual or suspicious in the two mentioned areas recently?
Do you have any information that may assist Police with their enquiries?
If so please contact Police on 101 and ask to speak to PCSO Ryan Long 16344.
Please find below some crime prevention advice –
  • Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property.
  • Ensure rear fencing is in good repair.
  • Lock all windows and doors, remembering to double lock UPVC doors (lift handle and turn key)
  • Keep all keys out of reach and sight from the letterbox (remember a device could be used to hook keys through letterbox).
  • Do not leave ladders and garden tools in your garden, lock them away in your shed.
  • Improve natural surveillance at the front of your property i.e. trim high hedges.
  • Consider fitting security lighting and a burglar alarm.
  • Mark your property with postcode and house number and register your property for free with
  • Make use of timer switches to make the property appear occupied.
  • Get a trusted neighbour to keep an eye on your property.
  • Consider joining or forming a Neighbourhood Watch scheme.
  • Remove valuables from view of ground floor windows.
  • Store any high value items (i.e. jewellery, passports) in a properly secured safe or bank vault.
Many thanks,
Ryan Long
Police Community Support Officer 16344
Basingstoke Neighbourhood Policing Team
Basingstoke West
South Ham, Buckskin, Winklebury and Rooksdown
Northern Lesbian and Gay Liaison Officer (LAGLO)
Community Court SPOC

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