Rise in burglaries leads to call for more vigilance

Published 07/07/2015 | 00:00

AN 8 per cent rise in burglaries in the county has led for a call for increased vigilance for home owners.

1,371 burglaries took place in Wexford Garda Division between January 2014 and March 31, 2015, compred to 1,271 recorded burglaries in the preceding 15 month period, according to the latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures.

Gardaí are urging people to be vigilant. There is a growing concern that people are no longer reporting burglaries such is their frequency, but most other 'non theft' crimes are down, according to the latest CSO report.

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