Suspicious behaviour in Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 17:06 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:06 12 January 2018

Windmore Avenue, Potters Bar.
Picture: Google Street View

Windmore Avenue, Potters Bar. Picture: Google Street View

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Police raced to the scene of suspicious behaviour in Potters Bar within seven minutes of receiving a call from a concerned member of the public.

Officers were called at 4.49pm yesterday by a concerned resident who had spotted a man looking at houses in Windmore Avenue.

Four police cars were dispatched to the call and officers arrived on the scene at 4.56pm.

Potters Bar and Shenley Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant Noel Buckley said: “Police are aware that there has been an increase in burglaries in Potters Bar and as such a number of measures are being taken to address this, including increasing patrols and ensuring fast responses to any calls of suspicious behaviour relating to burglaries.

“We encourage residents to help us by being our eyes and ears and reporting anything they deem suspicious.

“The resident in this instance did the right thing by contacting police immediately.”

•If you believe a crime may be in progress, always call 999.

Advice on how you can protect your home to help prevent burglary can be found at www.herts.police.uk

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