This article appeared recently in a publication from the UK.
“HUNDREDS of pounds of jewellery and cash has been stolen from a house in Tredworth.
The incident happened on Wednesday when several gold necklaces and gold rings were stolen from a house in Bathurst Road, along with cash too.
Meanwhile, another burglary took place in Calton Road yesterday, when thieves made off with a laptop.
The burglaries come after police launched Operation Switch on October 14, with officers calling on known offenders and warning them of their extra vigilance ahead of the clocks going back this Sunday.
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A spokesman for Gloucestershire police said: “Just two burglaries in 24 hours represents an encouraging response to our burglary campaign Operation Switch.
“Of course though, for those two victims now having to cope with the disruption and sense of violation burglary brings, that will be little consolation.
As part of Operation Switch, advice is also being passed on to vulnerable households, urging residents to beef up their home security during the campaign.
There are about 40 home burglaries in Gloucester every month, but in November 2012 the number rocketed to 110.”
The United States is not the only place suffers from home burglary. Here one out of every six homes is subject to burglary on an annual basis according to the most recent FBI statistics.
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