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Man in court over burglary and car crime - Weston-super-Mare

Added on 12 January 2018 at 17:54

A man is due in court charged with burglary and car crime offences in Weston-super-Mare.

Steven John Careslade, 34, of Drove Road, Weston-super-Mare, is charged with six offences which all took place in the early hours of Thursday 4 January:

  • Burglary at Wansbrough Road in which items including jewellery were stolen
  • Attempted burglary in Walford Avenue
  • Attempted burglary in Gimblett Road
  • Three counts of vehicle interference in Gimblett Road

He is due before Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 13 January.

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We'd remind everyone they can help to keep their neighbourhood safe by reporting suspicious incidents.

If you see someone acting suspiciously around a neighbour’s property, call us straight away. If they’re obviously breaking in, ring 999.

Otherwise, call the non-emergency number 101: operators are on hand 24/7.

To keep your own home secure officers advise:

  • locking up and setting the alarm, if you have one, at night as well as when you go out
  • making sure your door is locked by turning the key – some 'paddle and stub'-handled doors might seem to be locked by lifting the handle, but can still be opened from outside
  • never leaving the key in the lock or in sight of the letterbox
  • fitting a letterbox cage
  • fitting motion-sensing security lights around your property
  • keeping tools locked up in a secure shed or garage
  • making sure garden furniture and wheelie bins can’t be moved to gain access to upstairs windows
  • joining Neighbourhood Watch

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