Boat owners in West Norfolk are being urged to review their security measures after a series of marine thefts.
Over the past week there have been four reported thefts of outboard motors and one attempted theft.
Between Saturday, November 23 and last Saturday, an outboard motor was stolen from a garage in East Harbour Way, Burnham Overy Staithe
Then last weekend, two outboard motors were taken from a secured compound on North Beach, Heacham
Between 12pm on Sunday and 12pm on Tuesday a motor was taken from a mooring in Hilgay.
And an attempted break-in also took place at a property on Sluice Road, Denver, between 12pm on Sunday and 12pm on Tuesday, which is being linked to marine crime.
Sgt Donnacha Cormican said: “We have seen encouraging results for those owners who have invested in an engine cover and I would certainly encourage others to do the same.”