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Victim Waits 9 Days for Police Response

Police forces are blaming funding and staffing issues due to budget cuts for their failure to hit their targets. The victim of a violent assault waited almost nine days for police to respond to a 999 call, whilst a burglary victim had to wait nearly five days for a response…

Items claimed by burglary victims

More than 100 people have so far come forward to reclaim personal items from a £2 million haul, stolen by a gang who carried out over 250 burglaries across five counties. Among the ‘thousands of items’ that police are trying to reunite with their owners are Rolex watches, diamond rings…

Police hunt ‘ET lookalike’ after burglary

Staffordshire Police have released a sketch of a burglar which has gone viral after social media users noticed that the burglar bore a striking resemblance to ET! The slim suspect bears a striking resemblance to ET, social media users are saying. The e-fit of the woman was released by as…

Beauty Spot or Burglary Hotspot?

Renowned for being a beautiful and affluent area, the sleepy Warwickshire town of Henley-in-Arden has also been revealed as the UK’s burglary hotspot, with more home contents’ insurance claims than anywhere else. Warwickshire beauty spot, Henley-in-Arden. A recent survey, undertaken by MoneySupermarket.com, analysed more than 2.5 million home insurance quotes…

The REAL cost of burglary

New research has revealed the real impact that a burglary has on a family and home... and it's more than just monetary items which are lost. The survey, commissioned by Verisure and conducted by Opinion Matters, involved 1002 respondents who had been burgled in the UK. The study found that…