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What property gets stolen from sheds?

Sheds often store a lot of property, gardening equipment, bikes, golf clubs and even motorcycles.  This property is often valuable and easy to sell, yet only protected by minimal security measures in comparison to our houses.

The goods stored in sheds can be described as CRAVED.

What does CRAVED stand for?

Criminals want to steal property from your shed such as bikes and golf clubs as they are C.R.A.V.E.D products.  C.R.A.VE.D stands for:

  • Concealable
  • Removable
  • Available
  • Valuable
  • Enjoyable
  • Disposable

Bikes and golf clubs monetary value and ease of transport provide an attractive target for thieves.

Examples of shed theft and stolen property

There are numerous newspaper articles highlighting the continued risk of shed theft, mycrimeprevention.co.uk have highlighted some examples below.

Mountain bikes stolen from sheds in Sunderland. 

Motorcycle stolen from shed in Oban. 

Lawnmower and saddles stolen from a shed in Lincolnshire.

Golf clubs and chainsaw stolen from shed in Spalding.

Improving your shed security could help reduce the chances of you becoming a victim of shed crime.

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