A SHOCKING rise in burglaries, robberies and vehicle thefts has prompted police warnings for Coventry residents to secure their homes and cars.

Police say patrols have been increased around the city following a seasonal spike in burglaries where car keys have been a particular target.

There have been more than 400 reports of burglaries or attempted burglaries since June with just over 80 vehicles stolen.

There have already been 30 arrests in connection with burglaries during the last two-and-a-half months with 11 charges.
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The police have lost control and when they do bring offenders before the courts that courts let them off with a slap on the wrists.

I don't know about you, but I'm getting really peed off that I'm paying more and more for a service that is letting society down