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Cumbria police are warning residents in Carlisle that burglaries at insecure properties are continuing to rise.
In April 2012, 41% of house burglaries were down to insecurities and insecure burglaries have continued to rise to a staggering 58% between August and September this year.
17 out of 29 reported burglaries between the beginning of August and 10th September were committed at homes where windows or doors were left unlocked.
The burglaries are happening across the city with no specific hotspots.
Detective Inspector Furzana Nazir said:
Police officers will continue their patrols in the local community and are on hand to provide advice to residents who are concerned.