Monday, March 8, 2010
Another attempted break-in foiled
Photo above shown, grill door (hinge) being cut and has been forced open.
At about 1.30pm, on Sunday 7th , March, a white Toyota Camry parked in front of a house. 2 Chinese men were trying to break in by cutting the arm of the auto-gate and (cut the hinge of the padlock) and forced open the grille door. The house owner was not in. The next door neighbour heard the sound and came out to have a look. When the burglars saw the neighbour, they rushed into their car and fled. The neighbour alerted a Wawasan 3 RA committee. The patrolling security officer rushed to the house. Both entrance/exit posts were quickly closed. RA committee managed to inform the police patrolling officers who happened to pass by our taman. Both the Police and Guards immediate launched a patrolling search for the suspected car, Unfortunately the burglars managed to flee. Nevertheless, with the alertness of the neighbor, RA members and guards, a break- in has been prevented.
Police have also adviced our security guards to practice a more stringent checking at the entrances (especially for car without stickers), otherwise the the burglars will be able to sneak in.
Our advice to all residents:
1. Please let your neighbours know that you are going somewhere. If possible the time you will be back.
2. Secure your gates and grille door with proper locks. If possible reinforce these doors.
3. Install electronic alarm, if you can.
4. Most important of all, help each other and keep watch over one another. The security guards cannot be everywhere. They can only prevent some crimes from happening. If you see suspicious characters with luxurious cars, alert the guards (phone number on security plate) immediately. They will come to the location soonest possible. They can also keep vigilance at the two entrance/exit posts.