Warning to Blackwood residents as thieves target area

Gwent Police is warning residents to keep a closer eye on their property and report any suspicious activity after a spike in reported incidents.

Police say overnight on30th – 31st March a house was broken into by forced entry on Elim way where money and car keys were stolen and on Llanarth Road where jewellery and money was stolen.

There were also two attempted breaks on Elim way, Pontllanfraith and one attempted break on Woodbine Road, Blackwood.

We are currently investigating each reported crime and asking residents to secure their property.

Extra patrols have now been put in place by uniformed and plain clothed officers.

I also want remind people not to leave valuable items on view or in reach of open windows.

– Inspector, Jason White