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Police are reminding residents to lock doors and windows even when they are at home, after the latest spate of break-ins and vehicle theft in Brunswick Heads.

Detective Chief Inspector from the Tweed-Byron Police, Matt Kehoe, said that between 1am and 3am on Friday, June 21, a number of homes were entered in Brunswick Heads. 

‘The majority of homes were entered through open doors or windows,’ said DCI Kehoe.

‘Small items such as wallets, cash, mobile phones, credit cards and car keys were targeted.

‘Three motor vehicles were also stolen with one recovered at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast, and a 15-year-old Qld boy was arrested.’

‘Don’t leave car keys and wallets in locations such as hallway tables, kitchen tables or benches,’ said DCI Kehoe.


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