EVERY night almost ten homes in Cyprus are burgled. That’s around 70 houses every week or between 250-350 each month in the first four months of this year so far.

And as each year passes, thieves are becoming more organised: In several recent cases burglars have pulled up outside their victims’ houses in moving vans, taking furniture, carpets or pretty much anything not nailed down.

Burglars have also become more daring. In the past, burglary warnings were issued only on holidays and long weekend, but recent incidents show burglars will break in irrespective of whether the owners are home or not. Gangs have held people at knife (or gun) point,

Source: Cyprus Mail

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