Alert over burglaries with hook and cane
HOME owners are being urged to beware ‘hook and cane’ burglars operating in the Southport area.
Merseyside Police and Southport Home Watch say that between May 1 and 14, burglaries have taken place in the following locations: Central Avenue, Fleetwood Road, Scarisbrick Avenue, Scarisbrick New Road, and York Road (garage).
In two of those raids, car keys and vehicles were stolen.
Car thieves have also broken into and stolen from vehicles parked on: Shaftesbury Avenue, Roe Lane, Mount Street, Warwick Street, Westmoreland Road, Radnor Drive, and Marine Parade.
Three of those had been left insecure, with vehicle number plates taken on two occasions.
If you have any information about any of these thefts please get in touch with Southport Police on 101.