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Morphett Vale Club called for an emergency upgrade after thousands of dollars worth of equipment was stolenin.
Club president Gavin Collins said the club had been broken in at least 12 times over the past five years, costing at least $10,000 in equipment and damage.
The club believes that a stolen key was used in the latest incident on Sunday evening, February 10.
$4000 worth of junior player equipment and alcohol stored in the refrigerator were taken away.
The so-called thief
Who is not, and has never been a member of the club --
After the neighbor saw him loading a car with equipment, he was caught by the police.
Collins said whitchoff club was "looted" and "broke" in a recent attack ".
In the previous incident, the club lost "many balls, helmets and mats "--
There is also a $3000 bowling machine that was purchased by the fundraiser.
Mr Collins is now hoping that the ankapalinga parliament will raise the security level of the club.
"We want the council to either fix the door with the right lock so people can't cut the door or ideally we want a new shed with roller doors so they can't,” he said.
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Kirk Richardson, director of city operations, said he would meet with Mr Collins to discuss how to strengthen security.
He knew there were nine breaks.
Ins of Morphett Vale Sports Centre since 2012, but not exclusively at cricket clubs.
"According to our records, before the cricket club breaks --
We have not received any reports of rest.
Or be asked to check their safety, "said Mr Richardson.
"() The Council has implemented a number of safety measures at the Morphett Vale Sports Centre, including the installation of closed-circuit television, the upgrading of external safety lighting, new alarm systems, fences and vegetation pruning to increase natural surveillance.
"After the (latest) break --
We have arranged a meeting with a cricket club representative to advise on additional safety measures.
Collins said he thanked the local sports community for their strong support.
While waiting for the police to return their equipment, the Noarlunga cricket club offered to lend some equipment to Morphett Vale.
"They called me and said 'If you need any gear for a junior, you can borrow our '-
It's good how the community is united, "he said.
Morphett Vale cricket club will celebrate its 170 anniversary on March 9. window.