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Burglars target three homes in a road in Shoebury
11:27am Sunday 17th March 2013 in Local News
FAMILIES are being warned to keep their homes secure after burglars targeted three homes in a road in Shoebury on the same night.
The thieves forced they way into two properties in Frobisher Way between midnight and 6am on Tuesday.
The raiders gained access in once case through an insecure back door, and another by forcing open the window.
A purse was stolen from one address and a handbag from the other.
The suspects then tried to break into another house in the same road on the same night, but were unsuccessful.
Police are urging residents to make sure they close and lock all doors and windows properly before going to bed.
The thieves were unsuccessful in breaking into the third house because it was properly secured.
Anyone who has information that could help officers with their investigation or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area is asked to contact Pc Paul Gutteridge at Southend Police Station on 101.
Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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