Security News / euro profile
Oct 30, 2013
Ex–burglar Michael Fraser demonstrates that he is able to snap a Euro Profile cylinder and gain entry to a property in only four seconds!
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.
Jul 03, 2013
A BRIGHOUSE company took its lock-snapping message to the Houses of Parliament with a presentation to guests and winners at the annual Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network Awards. Lock-snapping is a form of forced entry that takes advantage of a design flaw in the Euro cylinder lock fitted which is fitted as standard in millions of UK homes. Avocet Hardware, based at Brookfoot Mills, is using its year as the network’s primary sponsor for security products to highlight the scale of the problem and what can be done to stamp it out. Marketing manager Derrick Purvis (pictured) used the presentation...
Jul 10, 2012
A MAN who has been burgling Huddersfield homes for more than six years is back behind bars. Oakes criminal Levi Castledine, who played a “central role’’ in a spate of burglaries on homes, has been jailed for more than three years. Castledine, 21, of New Hey Road, was part of a gang which carried out attacks on seven properties over a three-month period last autumn. He was locked up yesterday after a judge at Bradford Crown Court sentenced him to 38 months in jail. Castledine, who had previous convictions for house break-ins, admitted a charge of conspiracy to commit burglary....