THIEVES in South Somerset went on a spree with 23 break ins recorded in a single night.

A total of 13 garages were targeted in Southmead Crescent, Crewkerne, overnight Monday/Tuesday February 5 and 6.

A further three garages and one car were hit in West Street Car Park, also in Crewkerne.

And six garages were broken into at Prigg Lane, South Petherton.

Police are urging people to check their security and ensure valuable are not left in vehicles.

Chard & Ilminster News:

Following the crime spree, Avon and Somerset police have issued advice on how to combat these kinds of offences.

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