Police are also urging homeowners to be vigilant as we approach the festive season.
“Ensure that your house is well secured with strong burglar proofing and an alarm system that is connected to a security company.
“Always be alert and react to the slightest of noises that may be heard,” the police warned.
“Report any suspicions immediately to the police or the alarm company. With the support and involvement of the community, together we can ensure the safety and security needs of our communities.”