Concerned residents met on Monday to combat Wagga’s crime spree.
"It's affecting our sleep and mental health,” Himani Singh said.
"I feel every noise, it's them.”
Ashmont's Christian Bradley is fed up hearing daily reports of crime.
"It's almost every second night,” he said.
Arana Kaur said offenders tried breaking into her Glenfield Park home several times in one night.
Their concerns back a proposed community meeting.
Police believe community support will help combat crime.
Crime Prevention Officer Senior Constable Peter Narouz pointed to the closure of alleyways and CCTV installation as a step forward.
“People in the neighbourhood know who’s supposed to be there and who’s not,” he said.
He encouraged locals to install personal security alarms, record serial numbers electronically and lock their vehicles.
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