HOMEOWNERS have been warned after a spate of burglaries that has seen bicycles and tools stolen. 

Police in Fareham have reminded residents of Swanwick and Locks Heath to take precautions after a rise in burglary reports. 

The force says it is conducting enquiries after a number of reports stated that suspects had entered their outbuildings and sheds. 

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Bicycles have then be removed, as well as tools and other items of property. 

Taking to social media, a police spokesperson said: "We would therefore like to remind people of the importance of securing your properties, particularly during the warmer nights, when many people may have windows open or doors insecure.

"If you notice anything suspicious, you can report it here - orlo.uk/7VY5H"

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