Shannonside homeowners urged to be security conscious over summer

Homeowners in the region are being asked to be more security conscious this summer.

Gardaí in conjunction with the European Crime prevention network has launched an EU wide initiative on domestic burglaries to bring awareness of the issue of summertime burglaries to the public, and focus the attention on preventative measures.

Inspector Tom Colsh from Castlerea station says people do appear to become more lax in summer weather and open doors and windows which are often used as easy access by opportunistic thieves.

He also says people should take some extra precautions if they’re going to be away from their home for even a few days break…

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