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Police in Mickleover issue crime prevention warning after three garage breaks in one night

Posted on 7th September 2017

Our Safer Neighbourhood officers covering an area of Mickleover have issued advice after three garages were broken-in to on one night. 

The incidents happened in the early hours of Monday, September 4 earlier this week when garages on Siskin Close and Duesbury Place on the old Pastures Hospital site were broken in to. Bike parts, tools and a petrol were stolen. 

PCSO Jamie Gutberlet, from the Hilton, Hatton and Etwall Safer Neighbourhood Team that covers this part of Mickleover, said: “We want to make residents aware of the break-ins so they can take some precautions that would help prevent them becoming victims.” 

Officers advise that:

  • All garage doors are locked and secured
  • In addition to locks that an alarm covering the garage is considered
  • That valuable property within the garage are separately locked with the use of a good quality padlock and chain
  • That property is security marked and registered on 

For more information on crime prevention contact your local Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 or send them a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website here. 

If you have any information about these break-ins contact Jamie using the above contact details quoting reference number 17000378309. You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting

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