Private Investigator Woking Give Information on Home Security Measures in Light of The Telegraph Report: Freed Serial Burglar Preyed On Elderly

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Private Investigator Woking give information on home security measures in light of recent The Telegraph article dated 15 May 2013 by Andrew Hough: Freed serial burglar preyed on elderly

This is a terrible crime and to target the elderly and vulnerable makes it far worse. In my professional opinion home security tips, the installation of burglar alarms and CCTV systems would help to keep criminals out of the home

According to The Telegraph report by Andrew Hough: Freed serial burglar preyed on elderly, Christopher Harrison distracted residents by unpegging their washing and laid in wait until they went out to pin it back up again. He would then slip into their unlocked home and steal items. Harrison, who started his criminal career at the tender age of 13, was caught during his 162nd break in after a crime spree spread throughout East Yorkshire and Hull.

The Telegraph report goes on to say that the heroin addict would prey on the elderly was sentenced at Kingston on Hull Crown Court by Judge Mark Bury (case numbers T20137106 and T20137134) for six years imprisonment. Most of his frail victims have been left feeling vulnerable and nervous in their own homes.

Sentencing Harrison on Monday, Judge Mark Bury told him he had a “horrid record for house burglary”.

“You seem to target elderly people, judging by the names of your victims,” he said. “There are not many young people called Marjorie, Dorothy and Joan. You are a career house burglar."

Private Investigator Woking is often asked by the general public and businesses about home security methods for themselves and their elderly relations and friends. Investigators are able to offer a wide range of security devices, hints and tips to prevent criminals, such as Christopher Harrison, from stealing from them when they are preoccupied or out of the home. Having a private detective fit security devices to homes and businesses is a good deterrent and keeping the home secure, even when in the garden when entertaining, pegging out washing or gardening is a sensible prevention to opportunist criminals.

Spokesperson from Private Investigator Woking, Sam Gee said:

“This is a terrible crime and to target the elderly and vulnerable makes it far worse. In my professional opinion home security tips, the installation of burglar alarms and CCTV systems would help to keep criminals out of the home.”

Private Investigator Woking has a pool of skilled and highly trained private detectives and private investigators in the UK and abroad. This nationwide company includes their long associated business partners Private Detective Manchester who can supply investigation services in and around the London area

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