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Remember Remember the 5th November

London – 30th October, 2019 - November 5th is a key highlight on burglars’ calendars and residents across the UK are warned about a spike in home burglaries as the dark nights set in and winter approaches.

New research conducted in the UK by Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company, and commissioned by Verisure UK, the UK’s leader in monitored smart alarms, reveals that 52% of burglaries happen when it’s dark.

Around 95% of attempted burglaries happen in the central part of cities and their outskirts, so residents of these areas are urged to get smart about home security and put in better measures to minimise their risk of being burgled.

Horacio Perez, Operations Director at Verisure UK, said: “Burglary season is well and truly underway and with stretched police resources and increasingly sophisticated ways of breaking and entering; homeowners need to wise up....

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