The following is a Police Connect message.
Police are reminding vehicle and home owners to keep secure in the warm weather following thefts from insecure premises and vehicles in Broom Avenue, Thorpe St Andrew, and a residential burglary in Sparhawk Avenue, Sprowston.
Criminals are opportunists and will look for easy options.
Always close the windows in your home. Make sure vehicle windows, including the sunroof, are all closed and locked when unattended.
Consider an alarm in both your home and vehicle if possible.
Use a wheel lock if you have one.
Don’t leave anything on show. Even an empty bag or coat can make a thief think there is something inside worth stealing.
Use your garage if you have one.If not, park in a position where you can see your vehicle from inside your home.
If you see anything suspicious you can police on 101 or CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800555111. Call 999 if you believe a crime is in progress.