Warning after spate of burglaries

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Police are warning homeowners to be on their guard after a spate of shed and garage break-ins.

Sgt James Martin of Morecambe police said: “There has been an increasing trend of garages and sheds being broken into during the night and power tools an d bikes being stolen.

“Over the past two weeks in the area there has been a definite increase so we would appeal for anyone with information to call police on 101.”

Police said there have been a number of arrests in connection with the burglaries and an operation is currently ongoing .

Sgt Martin said: “Make sure your sheds and garages are locked.”