Attempted Burglary Reported At Campsite

An attempted burglary at the Garrison campsite has been thwarted by good security.

Owner Ted Moulson reported to police on Monday that a padlock hasp on the door to the campsite shop had been forced.

However, the door has an additional mortice lock and the intruder could not gain access to the building.

Sergeant Colin Taylor says incidents such as this are very rare on Scilly and is encouraging anyone with knowledge of who may be responsible to come forward to police.

He says people should always ensure the security of their property by locking it away adding locks will usually deter opportunist thieves.