Published: 16:00, 14 June 2017 |
Updated: 16:23, 14 June 2017
Garden tools, motorcycles and even a robot lawnmower are among items stolen by opportunist thieves, police have warned.
Between Monday, June 5 and the following day two Suzuki and Honda motorbikes were taken from outbuildings in Cryals Road, Brenchley, along with two chainsaws.
Items including strimmers and hedge cutters were stolen from a garden shed in Rolvenden Road, Benenden, on June 9.
Kent Police was also called to a reported the theft of a Husqvarna robot lawnmower from a garden in Lamberhurst Quarter. This happened between June 9 and the following day.
Sergeant Andy Miller said: "Bicycles, power tools and gardening equipment are some of the most common targets but there are a number of steps residents can take to avoid falling prey to opportunist thieves. One of these is ensuring your garage or shed has an alarm.
"Many people already have burglar alarms fitted to their homes and for very little extra cost they could fit a sensor to their shed or garage, which can be linked to their house alarm system. Our experience tells us that offenders who unwittingly set off an alarm invariably run away empty-handed."
If you have any information about any of these offences please call Kent Police on 01622 604100. Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
Your No1 guide to getting married in Kent. From dresses to discos and venues to veils, we've got everything you could possibly need for your big day
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
We have four editions of our Kent Homes, Gardens and Interiors magazine for you to read. Click here to view them all.