Police are warning of a suspicious man with a camouflage bag looking around gardens after a number of calls from members of the public.
The man, in his 40s, was reported to be acting suspiciously in the Scotforth West Ward of Lancaster.
PCSOs will be paying particular attention to the areas that have been reported to police.
Police are warning residents to remove valuables from gardens or sheds if they are not in use and make sure all outbuildings are secured.
If you wish to report any suspicious activity then ring 101.