Be safe and alert

Alert message sent 03/05/2022 23:12:00

Information sent on behalf of Leicestershire Police

We have seen a rise in burglaries around all areas and we need people to be vigilant especially as we are expecting a heatwave over the next 9-10 days.


Leaving your home?
Use this handy checklist to ensure it is left safe and secure.

Are your windows closed and locked? Are your window sensors activated?
Have you secured your garage and shed windows with locks?

Are your inside lights on a switch timer or smart bulb with timer?
Is your home alarm on?
Are your valuable items such as jewellery, car keys, laptops, iPads, cash and phones out of sight?
Are your chargers and cables for laptops/iPads out of view?
Have you created a written and photographic record of any items of value (financial or sentimental)?

Is your front door double or deadlocked?
Are all the doors to your home locked?
Are your door keys kept out of sight (but to hand in case of emergency)?

Are your outside lights on a sensor?
Have you cut down tall hedges around the outside of your home?
Is all packaging from expensive items i.e. laptops, tablets, phones, games consoles out of sight?
Are your vehicles locked and valuables removed?
Are your sheds, side gates. garages and outbuildings locked?
Are items that can be used to break in, i.e. bricks, rubble, ladders, garden equipment put away?

Be safe and secure your home.

Please continue to tell us about your concerns, reporting them anonymously using Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111, or by reporting to us on, or using 101.
In an emergency dial 999

Please do not report crime or Incidents via 'Neighbourhood Link' as the messages are not always monitored.

Thank you
Message sent by
Mez Malida (Police, Police Support Volunteer & Neighbourhood Active Coordinator , East Leicester)
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