WAR medals, jewellery, a set of keys and electricals were stolen during three burglaries in Kinmel Bay.

The first incident happened over a weekend at an address in Trefor Avenue when offenders forced their way into the property and stole jewellery and a set of keys.

The second burglary happened sometime between 7.50am and 1.50pm on September 10 at an address on St Asaph Avenue. Jewellery and an Xbox were stolen.

The third incident happened between September 1 and 10 when entry was gained through the rear patio door of a property on Chester Avenue. Jewellery, a Samsung laptop, 2 Apple Ipads and war medals were stolen.

Detective Inspector Tex Green said: “These incidents have taken place in the spate of a week and we are asking people to be vigilant, to ensure their property is secure and all keys are kept out of sight.

“Patrols have been increased in the area and we are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the mentioned areas of Kinmel Bay.

“We would also encourage any members of the public, especially those with a dash cam facility on their vehicle, who may have been driving along the roads on the given days, to contact us with any information relating to any suspicious circumstances that maybe relevant.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact St Asaph CID on 101.

Quote references X132729 / X132541 or X131659.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Tips, to deter burglars from targeting a home, include not hiding spare keys under flowerpots or doormats and keeping keys out of sight.

Good lighting on the outside of a property is also a good deterrent.