20/02/2012

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Duration: 30 minutes

Jamie Coulson investigates the door locks fitted to millions of homes that burglars can break in seconds. Danni Hewson meets a Bradford grave digger and Tour de France commentator Phil Liggett rediscovers one of the greatest ever cyclists who never competed in the Olympics.

  • Rise in 'lock snapping' burglaries

    Rise in 'lock snapping' burglaries

    A quarter of all burglaries in West Yorkshire are being committed by criminals using a technique called "lock snapping", police have revealed.

    Since 2009, there has been a rise in the technique, which involves applying force and snapping the cylinder in two.

    West Yorkshire Police said it was mainly prevalent with euro cylinder locks and urged concerned residents to seek crime prevention advice.

    Read the full feature on the BBC News website below...

    BBC News: Rise in 'lock snapping' burglaries in West Yorkshire

Credits

Presenter
Jamie Coulson
Reporter
Danni Hewson
Reporter
Phil Liggett

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