Make sure your houses and cars are locked, Hume Police District tells residents.
After a rise in the incidents of break-ins was reported from Goulburn and Yass areas, the Hume PD has asked residents of Yass and Goulburn to be vigilant and ensure that their houses and cars are locked.
"Target hardening is a strategy to ensure you don't become an easy victim of these crimes," the Hume PD Facebook page states.
It further states that investigations are underway after several vehicles were entered in the Kidd Circuit Merino Estate area in Goulburn.
If you have CCTV footage in the area of Kidd Circuit Goulburn or have information that can assist police, please call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or Goulburn Police Station on 4824 0799.
Meanwhile, Goulburn residents took to social media to share their experiences about instances of vehicles break-ins, thefts and cars being stolen.
Similar incidents were reported from the Yass area as well where residents shared about their cars being stolen.
The Hume PD has shared simple steps that can help residents:
Protect vehicles from being stolen
Protect the property in the car
Protect yourself when selling your car
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