Residential Burglary reports At least twelve reported cases of residential burglaries across both wards during February, two of which were attempts. Five occurred across the North ward, three of which involved entry to garages and sheds, stealing cycles and the like from within. One attempt involving suspect approaching wooden shed in rear garden, Vine Close, padlock hasp has been bent, possibly using a jemmy, no entry gained. The remaining seven occurred across the South, one involved suspects approaching rear of semi-detached property, Bricknell Avenue, and whilst victim was out, break down the rear fence panel and throw stone through the window next to the patio, entry gained and victim’s handbag stolen, house alarm activated before persons made off. Suspects have then used the victim’s bank card to make contactless purchases. Following extensive CCTV enquiries in the area and searches conducted two males were successfully arrested and charged for the offence.