Braintree district: Police to commit extra resources to tackling burglary problem

Braintree and Witham Times: Chief Inspector Nick Lee Chief Inspector Nick Lee

Police have pledged to commit extra resources to patrol residential areas after a recent spate of burglaries.

Residential properties across the district have suffered from break-ins in recent weeks, with the Times aware of 15 burglaries this month alone in Braintree.

Homeowners are being warned to lock all doors and windows in a bid to combat burglars.

Chief Inspector Nick Lee, Braintree district commander, said: “We have seen a rise in dwelling burglaries across most areas in Essex, and Braintree hasn’t been any different.

“We have deployed extra resources to patrol at the relevant times."

Full story in today's Times.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree