Local Increase in Thefts

Our neighbourhood police have advised that Haslington has unfortunately seen an increase in thefts in recent months. Although the police are taking appropriate action, a high proportion of the crimes reported are instances where owners had left bicycles, cars or premises unlocked and have therefore been the victims of opportunists, rather than planned criminal activity. Many of the thefts could probably have been avoided by owners taking more care.

So please try to be very careful and don’t leave doors and windows unsecured and cars and bicycles unlocked when unattended.