Police warning after rural burglaries in Burton Joyce, Gedling and Ravenshead

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Police have stepped up patrols in a number of villages across Gedling borough after a spate of burglaries.

Officers said high-visibility reassurance patrols are now being carried out in Burton Joyce, Gedling village, and Ravenshead .

Local police teams said four addresses were burgled between Thursday and today (December 6) – two in Ravenshead and others in Gedling village and Burton Joyce.

In all cases it looks like doors or windows have been forced open in order to steal property including cash, power tools, a bicycle, snowboard and speaker.Inspector

Chris Pearson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our lines of enquiry are ongoing into these incidents and we are working hard to find those responsible and bring them to justice.

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“We have stepped up patrols and the Operation Reacher team has been deployed into these affected rural areas to provide reassurance while our investigations continue.

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PICTURED: Police have steeped up patrols in Ravenshead

“We are also urging people to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity to us as well as making sure doors and windows are locked and any valuables are kept secure and out of sight.

“We would also advise residents to check any visible burglar alarms they have are working to act as an additional deterrent as we continue to work hard to prevent any further offences from occurring.

”Anyone who sees any suspicious activity in their area is advised to report it immediately by calling Nottinghamshire Police on 101. If an incident is in progress call 999.For more advice on home security, visit https://crowd.in/mJGy21


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