Police step up patrols after spate of overnight burglaries
Police step up patrols after spate of overnight
burglaries in Porirua East
Friday, 17 January
2014 - 11:42am
Kapiti-Mana Police are
appealing for residents in Ranui Heights and surrounding
suburbs in Porirua East to secure their properties
Police are investigating a number of burglaries
that have occurred at night over the last month, many while
the occupants have been at home.
Detective Sergeant Mike
Sears says "In the majority of cases, access is being gained
through insecure doors and windows which people are leaving
open with the warmer weather".
"They are targeting easy to
take, valuable items such as iPods, cameras, wallets and
Police are encouraging people in the area to remain
vigilant and to immediately report anyone acting
suspiciously by calling Kapiti-Mana Police on (04) 238
Anyone wanting to provide information
anonymously can call the Crimestoppers organisation on 0800
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