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Police appeal for missing 24-year-old

Carlton Miles. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police are appealing for help to find missing 24-year-old Carlton Miles.

Carlton, who has no fixed address, has been recently living in his blue Honda Civic with the registration Y177 SCT.

He was last seen at a relative’s home in Almondsbury at around 9.30am on March 20,

If you see Carlton or his vehicle, please call 999 and give the call handler the reference number 5217061394.

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Police advice for making your home safer

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Avon and Somerset Police are giving people advice on how to make your home safer.

Officers recommend:

- always using a door chain when you have an unexpected caller

- fitting motion sensing security lights around your property

- keeping tools locked up in a secure shed or garage

- making sure garden furniture and wheelie bins can’t be moved to gain access to upstairs windows

- locking up and setting the alarm, if you have one, at night as well as when you go out hiding your keys and handbag or wallet safely out of sight

- never leaving your keys in the back of the door or window

- keeping cash in the bank

- keeping jewellery and other high-value items with a specialist secure storage company

- keeping photographs and a description of items with sentimental value

- using a traceable asset marking liquid on items like jewellery or antiques

- using timer light switches to make it look like there’s someone home

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