POLICE have been stepping up patrols in West Park after receiving reports of daytime burglaries in the area.

St Helens Police said officers have been patrolling Chamberlain Street and the surrounding areas after reports of daytime burglaries.

One reported burglary on Thursday (February 7) saw the door of a house forced open, although nothing is believed to have been stolen.

  • Police are urging anyone with information on the burglaries to get in touch. This can be done to Merseyside Police on the Facebook page, via @MerPolCC on Twitter or by calling 101. Or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.