Rural thefts rising
PUBLISHED: 17:19 06 April 2009 | UPDATED: 08:31 28 March 2014
APRIL 5, 2009: Insurance claims figures revealed a 14.7% increase in thefts from homes in the UK countryside in 2008, says a leading company. One of the biggest targets was theft from domestic heating oil tanks.
He urged people to check their property didn't present easy targets for opportunist thieves. If opportunist thieves see gates, floodlights and possible CCTV cameras there's a good chance they will keep going in search of easier pickings elsewhere.
Detailed advice on security for rural properties is available on NFU Mutual's website www.nfumutual.co.uk