Allotment holders in Aylsham urged to tighten security

Allotment holders in Aylsham are being urged to tighten up their shed security.

Allotment holders in Aylsham are being urged to tighten up their shed security.

Police have issued the warning following a shed break-in, reported to police on Wednesday , at allotments based along Old Cromer Road.

Thieves forced their way into the shed and stole a several items including a lawnmower, strimmer, petrol cans, gas canisters and a number of tools.

Shed owners have now been urged to follow police advice in improving shed security, including fitting good quality mortice locks or padlocks, installing a security light and shed alarm to deter potential thieves and using padlocks and chains to secure high value items.

Anyone with information about the thefts is urged to contact PC Nathan Lawn or PC David Heasman at Aylsham Police Station on 0845 456 4567.

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