Domestic burglary figures fell to a 35-year low in 2015, yet there were 785,000 offences reported to the Office for National Statistics by households in England and Wales. Not all were reported to the police though, as official figures recorded 411,425 crimes.
There are a range of things you can do to avoid becoming part of the statistics. The police recommend burglar alarms and external lights. And Michael Fraser, a former burglar turned television presenter, says: “Burglars are looking for weaknesses, these are the things that attract a burglar to your property in the first place.
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