Police warning after spate of Tong Fuk burglaries

Lantau police have called on local residents to take extra security measures following a spate of burglaries in Tong Fuk.

Police have stepped up uniformed patrols after three burglaries in the past week, the last on Saturday morning on the eastern edge of the village.

Chief Inspector David Bennett of Lantau South police said householders should exercise “heightened vigilance.”

“Checking doors, windows, telling your neighbours to keep an eye out for your premises if you are away for days. Getting security enhancements – locks, door chains, window bars, motion sensor spotlights, etc will all help.”

South Lantau is a favoured target for mainland thieves because of the large number of accessible and poorly-secured premises. Burglaries often happen in clusters before offenders either get caught or return to the mainland.

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