Police in East Ayrshire are encouraging residents to review their home security following a recent rise in sneak in thefts in the area.
In a number of recent incidents entry has been gained through an unlocked door or open window – there are steps we can all take to reduce the chances of becoming the victim of this type of crime. Continue reading
Police Scotland are urging residents to always be wary of unknown or unexpected callers who claim that maintenance work is required on your property, never accept offers on your doorstep and if you are made to feel uncomfortable or intimidated call a trusted friend, neighbour or police.
The advice comes after bank staff helped to thwart a bogus roof work con after becoming concerned at a man in his 50s withdrawing thousands of pounds to pay for it. Staff alerted the police after the man tried to withdraw £5,000 to pay for the roofing work.
Please ensure any elderly, service users, family and friends are aware of this scam.