Revealed: Latest worst streets for burglary in Leeds

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Today we reveal the latest worst hotspots in Leeds for burglaries.

These figures, supplied by Police UK, are for March 2018 - the most recent period for which data is available.

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Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures. Good window locks and strong deadlocks can make a big difference.

Police say taking just a few steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary.

Tips from West Yorkshire Police include:

* Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you’re just out in the garden, remembering to double-lock UPVC doors (lift handle and turn key)

* Hide all keys, including car keys, out of sight and away from the letterbox (remember a device could be used to hook keys through the letterbox)

* Install a visual burglar alarm

* Install good outside lighting

* Get a trusted neighbour to keep an eye on your property

* Leave radios or lights in your house on a timer to make the property appear occupied

* Make sure the fences around your garden are in good condition

* Secure bikes at home by locking them to an immoveable object inside a locked shed or garage

* Keep ladders and tools stored away; don’t leave them outside where they could be used to break into your home

* Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property

* Ensure rear fencing is in good repair

* Improve natural surveillance at the front of your property i.e. trim high hedges

* Mark your property with postcode and house number and register your property for free with Immobilise (opens in a new window)

* Consider joining or forming a Neighbourhood Watch scheme

* Remove valuables from view of ground floor windows

* Store any high value items (i.e. jewellery, passports) in a properly secured safe or bank vault

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