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Police urge residents to check locks following burglary in Chelmsley Wood

Sarah Mason 19th Nov, 2019 Updated: 19th Nov, 2019

CHELMSLEY Wood police are calling on residents to check their doors after a burglar allegedly stole car keys by snapping locks.

The suspected incident is said to have taken place on Saturday (November 16) between 5pm and 8pm on Whitebeam Road in Chelmsley Wood.

The unknown offenders are said to have entered via the rear patio door of the property using a lock snapping technique.

Once inside the property they took designer clothing, jewellery and the keys to a blue Audi A3.

West Midlands Police shared the news as a neighbourhood alert.

They said: “We advise homeowners to purchase anti-snap locks for external doors, and please consider getting security lighting and CCTV as a visible deterrent.”

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Solihull police on 101.

Any suspicious behaviour should be reported by calling 101 or online at www.west-midlands.police.uk.

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