Hot weather warning after games console, TV and new trainers stolen in Ashford burglary

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New trainers, an X-Box games console and a Samsung TV were reported stolen from an Ashford home.

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It was reported that the burglary took place at a property in Hill View between 3am and 9.30am on Monday 27 July 2020 and it is suspected that offenders entered the building through a window.

Also stolen was a bank card, some cash and a 32ins Samsung television.

Anyone who saw people acting suspiciously in the area or has any information regarding the stolen items, should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/129689/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at

Officers are advising residents to ensure doors and windows are kept secured to help reduce the risk of becoming a victim of burglary.

District Commander for Ashford, Folkestone and Hythe, Chief Inspector Nick Sparkes said: ‘During the summer, burglars tend to target any windows which are left open in the warmer weather, so secure windows and doors of any rooms you are not present in.

‘Also check the space outside your windows, and remove any bins and garden furniture nearby which could be used to reach them.

‘Burglars can be opportunistic and so we want to remind residents not to give them any chances to steal your belongings.’

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