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Jun 26, 2014
A Huntingdon-man has won a nationwide competition to have the locks on his house upgraded to make them secure against lock-snapping attack – one of the most popular forms of forced entry in the UK.
Tom Jackson from Desborough Road, Hartford is a Neighbourhood & Homes Watch Network (NHWN) member won a competition that was open to all members of the Home Office and Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) supported crime prevention network.
Sep 24, 2013
Avocet Hardware chairman, VK Jain has stepped up the hard-hitting nature of the company’s lock-snapping campaign by welcoming West Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-William and Craig Whittaker, MP for the Calder Valley, to its Brighouse headquarters.
Jun 26, 2013
BURGLARS forced their way into 956 homes across South Yorkshire last year by tampering with door locks, new figures reveal. The South Yorkshire Police database recorded a month-by-month rise with 54 offences recorded in January, 66 in June, and 140 in December. Police are now urging residents to upgrade security in a bid to beat the burglars. The force said criminals have been targeting in particular doors where a standard issue ‘Eurolock’ is fitted. Crime reduction officer John Shillito said the locks are cheap to manufacture and install and easy to damage, allowing criminals to force their way in within...