A GROUP of Lockridge residents living in a Department of Communities housing complex are calling for CCTV cameras to be installed at their “graveyard site” to combat crime in the area.
Lockridge resident Paul Bradshaw said the 12-unit complex, located on Rosher Road across from Lockridge Primary School, was subject to break-ins, threats for food, money and cigarettes, graffiti and smashed windows since Christmas.
“We went out there with a petition to Homeswest (Department of Communities), with eight signatures on it and they said to us ‘We could not accept that; everyone had to write out a single complaint’,” he said.
Housing assistant director general Greg Cash said the department’s North Metropolitan regional office was not notified by the tenants or police of any break-ins.
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