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Burglary Alert Romsey Allotments

Alert message sent 06/02/2020 14:05:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary

Some time between Monday 27th January 2020 - Tuesday 4th February 2020 an unknown person or persons have gained entry to the allotments on Southampton Road, Romsey and have crowbarred off a lock to one of the sheds. There was no mess and nothing has been identified as being stolen.

If you have information regarding this incident please call this into us via 101 and quote the following reference number... 44200045760

If you utilise the area please ensure that you report any suspicious behaviour or if you believe you have been the victim of crime please call this into us via 101 or via our online services on the Hampshire Constabulary website.

  • Place all tools and garden equipment in locked sheds and garages.
  • Secure more expensive items, e.g. mowers, bikes to an anchor point within the shed or garage.
  • Mark all items with postcode and record serial numbers. e.g. UV pens or forensic marking kits. Register the details for free on
  • Take photographs of items such as statues and garden furniture if they are unusual, for easy identification at a later date.
  • Fit a shed alarm.
  • Keep the structure in good repair.
  • Consider covering windows with curtains to obscure the view of the contents.
  • Consider external lighting.
  • Ensure the garden fences are in good repair between neighbours to prevent unlawful access.
  • Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property.
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Tobey Mason (Police, PCSO, East Hampshire District)

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