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PUBLISHED: 14:36 25 November 2009 | UPDATED: 11:15 23 August 2010

POLICE are offering advice on home security following two burglaries. Neighbourhood officers PC Dave Smith and police community support officer Nikki Sands are due to be in Istead Rise on Wednesday to advise residents on how to keep their homes secure.

POLICE are offering advice on home security following two burglaries.

Neighbourhood officers PC Dave Smith and police community support officer Nikki Sands are due to be in Istead Rise on Wednesday to advise residents on how to keep their homes secure.

They will speak to residents in a mobile police station, parked outside the parade of shops from 3pm to 4pm.

The visit follows reports of two break-ins on November 6 and 7 in Lewis Road and Flowerhill Way, Istead Rise.

PC Smith said: "The aim of neighbourhood policing is to make people feel safer.

"I want to ensure all my residents are aware of their security and take steps to avoid becoming a victim."

They will hand out kits, including UV pens, to mark and trace property. Alternatively e-mail them at grave

sham.neighbourhood@kent.pnn.police.uk


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