Store donates cash to improve home security in Barking and Dagenham

A supermarket chain has donated hundreds of pounds to a charity helping to secure the homes of victims of crime in Barking and Dagenham.

Sainsbury in the High Road, Chadwell Heath, presented �200 to workers from the Victim Support charity on Friday.

The funding will be used to make homes more secure with spy holes, chains and alarms in Barking and Dagenham.

Supermarket manager Gareth Powell said: “Our store is at the heart of the local community and it is important that we can do as much as we can to support it.

“When we heard about Barking and Dagenham Victim Support we were really pleased to be able to help out.”

Victim Support fits free security devices in Barking and Dagenham. For more information, call the charity on 020 8550 2410.