Take a look at this and see if you can spot the 11 clues that show no one is at home!
It takes the average reader 120 seconds to spot the 11 clues, during which time it’s estimated an average of three burglaries will have occurred in the UK!!!
How did you do? Let us know in the comments!
The clocks fall back at 2am on Sunday 27 October. Which is right in the middle of half term for some areas. It’s the ideal time for an autumn break. And it’s also bonanza time for the local thief.
Once it gets dark, there will be lots of family homes where the lack of lights is like a big red arrow shouting to burglars: “It’s empty!”
When people go on holiday, they tend to close the curtains. But everyone knows this habit. So curtains that are closed during the day could be a clue that the house is empty.
They also tend to leave the lights on. Again, lights on during the day can speak volumes to a burglar.
And that’s just two of the most obvious signs!
Thieves have revealed the one thing that is most likely to stop them trying to break-in. Isn’t it time to play safe and stop taking chances when you’re not at home?