Greater Manchester Police make three arrests following burglary warrants this morning
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Three teenagers have been arrested after officers executed three warrants at properties in Stockport this morning (Tuesday 17 January 2023).
The teenage boys between the ages of 15 and 17, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary offences. They remain in custody for questioning.
The warrants were executed as part of an investigation into a burglary on Saturday 14 January at a home in Stockport during which a window as smashed in an attempt to gain entry.
Sergeant Kevin Martinelli, of GMP's Stockport District, said: "Burglary offences are intrusive and we are aware of the impact they have on victims.
"GMP continues its fight against burglary offences, whilst proactive teams focus on preventing and reducing this type of crime. We are asking the public to be switched on regarding their personal security. Most of our breaks are from insecure doors, windows and garage doors.
"We hope this morning's action builds public trust and confidence that GMP is committed to investigating neighbourhood crimes whilst keeping communities safe.”
To help us to help you, please follow our top tips in order to keep yourself safe protect your home from burglaries
Burglars love the dark. Deter them by setting an alarm, using light timers and locking doors and windows. Keep an eye on your neighbourhood and report anything suspicious.
Make sure the only thing you’re letting through your open window is fresh air. Close them when you leave the room to deter thieves.
You can add extra security to doors using additional security measures such as patio door locks which can be fitted over door handles or bolted down behind a sliding door.
Homes left in darkness can signify no one is at home. A few simple steps can deter thieves. Use a TV simulator, leave a radio tuned into a talk station on, and use light timers to turn lamps on as it goes dark.