Police Warning To People In Gosport

Police are appealing for information after reports of suspicious behaviour at homes in Brockhurst Road in Gosport.

A 22-year-old local woman was in her kitchen when she heard the rear door handle being opened between 20 minutes and 35 minutes past midnight on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.

She called out, thinking it was her partner returning, but it was not. The woman reported this event to the police who are treating the circumstances as an attempted burglary.

Investigating officer PC Tara Magnus said:

“This is the second similar report received from a resident in Brockhurst Road where entry has been gained or attempted through a closed but unlocked back door.

“Please ensure that if you have rear access to your premises, you keep all the doors locked and secure even if you are within the property.

“Do you live in the area and have you seen anyone acting suspiciously particularly around the rear alleyways?

“Please be vigilant and report anyone immediately who is seen to be acting in a suspicious manner.

“Do you know who may be trying to commit burglaries?”

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact PC Tara Magnus at Fareham police station by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Information can be givenanonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111