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Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

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Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

This is interesting....

These are chalk markings burglars apparently put on properties to give other burglars a guide as to whether the property is worthy of a visit.
Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/EpsomEwellPolice/photos_stream

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Re: Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

I Think that years ago tramps and the travelling community placed signs on walls to indicate if the particular premises would likely give them money or food for items they were selling.
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Re: Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

I've dug out a stick of chalk and drawn the 'Nothing worth stealing' symbol on my wall Wink

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Re: Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

i'll keep an eye out for such markings and break the fingers of any scrota I find making them on my boundary
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Re: Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

This looks like a typical urban myth, and West Midlands Police seem to agree.
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Re: Chalk symbols...maybe worth a look

A lot can change in 7 years.

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