Burglaries as houses left unlocked

Last updated 12:31 17/01/2014

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A spate of night-time burglaries in Porirua's east has police urging residents to lock their houses before they go to bed.

Thieves have been targeting houses in Ranui Heights and surrounding suburbs over thepast month with unlocked doors and windows to snatch small items overnight, Detective Sergeant Mike Sears said.

In some cases valuable items like iPods, cameras, wallets and cash had been taken while the victims were at home, Mr Sears said.

In most cases the thief or thieves had gained access through unlocked doors and windows which people were leaving open in the warmer weather, he said.

Kapi-Mana Police urged residents to immediately report anyone acting suspiciously by calling the station at (04) 238 1400. Alternatively, they could provide information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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- The Dominion Post

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