Villagers warned after burglaries on two homes

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Two burglaries have taken place in Bromham and Biddenham this week.

Bedfordshire Police are warning residents in the villages to take extra precautions after two thefts have been reported in the area.

The first happened between Monday, February 10 and yesterday, Wednesday, February 12 when an iPad was taken from a kitchen windowsill of a house in Woodland Drive, Bromham.

The second burglary took place at a property in Bromham Road, Biddenham, on February 12 when a thief got in to the home through a downstairs toilet window. They searched the property and taken three iPads and a man’s Armani watch.

DC Tracey Litchfield, investigating, is keen to speak with anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the villages and remind residents to ensure all their property and gadgets are security marked or registered with tracking services.

DC Litchfield said: “I would urge anyone who has seen someone behaving suspiciously in these villages to contact officers as soon as possible and help trace the person responsible. I would also urge all residents to check their home security, security mark all their property and use a tracker app on all their compatible devices to enable officers to trace their gadgets should they be stolen.”

Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Litchfield, in confidence, on 01234 858118, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Alternatively contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.