In recent weeks burglaries have taken place in the area at private quarters which directly above fast food outlets.
In all cases, family members have been working downstairs in the commercial area of the property at the time. Entry has been gained via external doors or windows (including access from a flat roof.
If you own and operate premises similar to this please take time to assess the security of your private area. Ensure that all doors and windows are closed securely and where fitted window locks applied.
Consider leaving lights and a radio on in the premises to give the impression that someone is home.
If you have a security alarm covering your private quarters then please ensure that it is switched on when working in your premises.
Make regular checks of your private quarters.Keep an eye out for strangers that loiter outside.