RESIDENTS are being reminded to review their home security before the clocks go back this weekend.

Officers recently stopped a cloned white Citroen van on suspicion of being linked to multiple burglaries across Sussex.

A number of stolen tools, power tools and assorted gardening equipment were found, and two men were subsequently arrested.

Sussex Police said while burglary solved rates have increased over in recent months, continue to concentrate their efforts on catching criminals and protecting communities from this type of crime

“With longer nights drawing in, we want residents to think about the hidden security risks around their homes, and make it more difficult for opportunist burglary,” a police spokeswoman said.

“Sussex remains a safe place to live and work. And Sussex Police is committed to reducing burglary in Sussex and catch those response.”

Chief Inspector Alasdair Henry highlighted the importance of keeping your home safe.

“Having your property burgled can be one of the most upsetting and destructive crimes to occur and we are committed to do all we can to reduce this crime and catch those responsible.

“Sussex is a safe county and suffers from relatively low levels of burglary and we intend to work to continue to make our county an inhospitable place for burglars to operate.”

The Sussex Police website has information as to how to keep your property safer from burglars.

The information includes tips on door and window locks, keeping your shed or garages safe and secure and overall property safety.