Port Lincoln and Whyalla have been listed in the top 10 break-in hot spots across South Australia during the 2018–19 financial year, according to the SA Police Crime Statistics.
While Morphett Vale topped the list at #1 as the most burglarised location with 131 serious criminal trespasses, Port Lincoln came in at a close second with 108 break-ins, ahead of Davoren Park who was listed at #3.
Whyalla was also listed as a hot spot at number #10 with 88 break-ins reported.
The alarming jump in home burglaries has highlighted the need for residents to be cautious and ensure you’re covered.
The RAA are urging locals to double-check their insurance policy to ensure it covers burglary and theft.