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The purpose of this alert is not to frighten residents but to raise awareness and ask you all to be vigilant.


Recently, there was a burglary in The Curve PO13 area of Gosport.


There are certain measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim yourself, such as:

• Don’t leave your house unattended with windows open and unlocked – even for just a minute.

• Don’t leave valuables on show through unscreened windows,

• If you are going away, ask a neighbour or friend to check your house regularly, pulling curtains when your timer switches are due to come on..

• Buy timer switches for lamps and radios to give the impression that someone is home.

• Install an alarm system and ensure the alarm box is clearly visible.

• Don’t leave keys in doors – remove them and keep them close at hand but out of sight where you can easily find them in an emergency.

• If you are in the garden or upstairs, make sure your downstairs doors and windows are closed.

• Never leave a key under a doormat or on a string through the letterbox.

• Always put your car keys in a drawer out of site.



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