RESIDENTS are being advised to be vigilant after a house in Wilmslow was targeted by burglars.

Intruders attempted to break into a property on Hazelwood Road at around 5.30am on Monday, September 4.

Cheshire Police is now offering residents free Selecta DNA property marking kits.

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This is a forensic solution that contains a unique DNA code registered to specific property.

It can be easily applied to personal possessions including televisions, computers and other expensive goods.

The product is almost invisible when applied and will not damage the property in any way.

Residents can apply for one by sending their address to and a kit will be dropped off at their home.