House keys stolen in spate of burglaries

A property was broken into last week on Coronation Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google

A property was broken into last week on Coronation Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

House keys were among the items stolen by burglars in a spate of break-ins in a Norfolk town.

Residents are being encouraged to check everything is locked as part of a '9pm routine'. Photo: Stev

Residents are being encouraged to check everything is locked as part of a '9pm routine'. Photo: Steve Adams

Between Tuesday and Thursday, addresses in the Cobholm area of Great Yarmouth were targeted.

On Tuesday, October 20, just before 5.30am, a set of keys was stolen from on Suffolk Road - with the victim’s car found further down the road shortly after the burglary.

Also on Tuesday, a house on Apsley Road was burgled and a parking permit taken.

On Thursday, October 22, at 1.10am, the front door of a house on Coronation Road was opened by a suspect or suspects - and the front door key stolen.

A burglary took place at Suffolk Road in Great Yarmouth last week. Photo: Google

A burglary took place at Suffolk Road in Great Yarmouth last week. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant


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Police are encouraging residents to make sure their homes are secure before they go to bed.

Supt Mike Britton esaid: “The ‘9pm routine’ involves a simple check of the home at 9pm every day, to make it harder for criminals to successfully carry out their crimes.”

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Anyone with information about these burglaries should call Norfolk Constabulary on 101.

A property was broken into last week on Apsley Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google

A property was broken into last week on Apsley Road, Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

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