Arrest made following reports of burglaries in Ulverston


Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary following reports in the Ulverston area.

Police have received reports over the past two weeks of incidents where sheds and garages have been broken into and items taken around the rural Ulverston area.

A 42-year-old man, from the Ulverston area was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

What can you do to protect your property?

Some simple tips include:

  • Ensuring side gates, sheds and garages are locked with a good quality lock.
  • Keeping cash and valuables locked away safe or well hidden.
  • Removing keys from locks and keeping them out of reach
  • Considering increasing your security with good quality locks, CCTV and chains.

If you see any suspicious activity or think you have been a victim of a burglary, contact police on 101 or via our website:

If you witness a crime in action, please dial 999.

Any reports will be investigated under Operation Themis – Cumbria Constabulary’s response to and focus on burglaries.

For more information on securing your property and protecting your home from crime visit: Crime prevention advice | Cumbria Police

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