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.”