Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Lower Clarence Hit by Break-Ins

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Lower Clarence Hit by Break-Ins

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Byline: Clair Morton Clair.Morton@dailyexaminer.com.au

WARMER weather often translates to open windows and doors, something thieves appear to be taking advantage of in the Lower Clarence.

A spate of break and enters in Maclean and Yamba since late September has coincided with the annual rise in temperatures, prompting police to issue a timely reminder to residents about ensuring their belongings are secure.

Grafton duty officer Inspector Jo Reid told The Daily Examiner the majority of incidents were contained to particular streets in both regions.

In Maclean, properties on Rannock Ave, Argyle St, Clyde St and River St have been targeted.

In Yamba, break0ins have been reported at Coonawarra Ct, Cook St, Pilot St and Ocean St among others. Police have also attended break and enters in Harwood.

Insp Reid said most targets were residential, but some vehicle owners and businesses had been affected too.

Last week, Sassafras Past and Pizza was targeted broken into, sometime between 9. …

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