The Jandarma in Uzumlu near Fethiye are keen to catch whoever is responsible for recent burglaries and are appealing for your help.

They’d like you to contact them direct on 665 5001 if you see anything suspicious in your neighbourhood: strange people or cars hanging around for example.

You just need to be able to say your address in Turkish and, if you want them there quickly, add ‘chabuk’ – Turkish for quickly.

The number is a direct line to the local Uzumlu Jandarma and will save time.

So keep your eyes peeled and the phone number handy.