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Christchurch police warn homeowners to tighten security after surge in burglaries

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Friday, 30 November 2018, 7:21a.m.
Area Prevention Manager, Acting Inspector Paul Reeves says burglars are looking for an easy target during the summer months - so homeowners should ensure they lock houses and cars and keep valuables out of sight.
Area Prevention Manager, Acting Inspector Paul Reeves says burglars are looking for an easy target during the summer months - so homeowners should ensure they lock houses and cars and keep valuables out of sight.

Christchurch police are warning home owners to tighten up on security - after arresting 11 people for burglaries.

A number of items were taken from properties over the past two weeks..

Police say the arrests resulted in the recovery of a $15,000 Yamaha power boat motor, three vehicles, firearms, cash and methamphetamine.

Area Prevention Manager, Acting Inspector Paul Reeves says burglars are looking for an easy target during the summer months - so homeowners should ensure they lock houses and cars and keep valuables out of sight.

He's urging neighbours to report anything suspicious and if there's a vehicle involved to record the number plate.

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