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Gardai Warning Of Increased Burglaries In Build Up To Christmas

They're warning of bogus callers looking to gain entry to properties.

Gardai in the Midlands are warning of an increase in burglaries in the run up to Christmas. 

It comes after a house in the Stradbally area was targeted by someone posing as an ESB worker needing to install lights. 

It's estimated that 1 in 5 thieves gain entry through unlocked windows and doors.

Laois/Offaly Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh says it's important to make people who don't use social media aware of the threat:

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