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Monday, February 24, 2020

Older persons encouraged to think about security.

Home COMMUNITY Older persons encouraged to think about security.
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As the darker evenings set in, the Police are asking that the elderly and those associated with older people, think about their security.

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A crime prevention office has issued the following advice saying;

“If you are in contact with an older person or a group can you encourage them to ensure that their doors are locked when leaving the house and their windows are closed and locked if possible.

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“Even when in the house lock doors, especially in the darker evenings and check ID of anyone unexpected who comes to their door.

“There have been a number of burglaries in recent weeks and these simple measures have not been in place.

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“If you know of anyone over 60 who would like more advice on keeping safe please get in touch with COAST who can arrange a Safe Home visit.”

The following are details if you or others could avail of these services.

Jenna Allen, C.O.A.S.T. Project Manager
Causeway Older Active Strategic Team
T: 028777 67860

Office 12
Old Roe Valley Hospital
24d Benevenagh Drive
BT49 0AQ

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