Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin (19th – 25th July 2013)
Here is the latest Neighbourhood Watch Crime Bulletin for Friday the 19th of July 2013 – Thursday the 25th of July 2013:
In the last week the following crimes occurred in or near to your area.
- Crime Reference WK/13/4308 – Between the hours of 10:00 on Friday the 19th of July and 10:30 on Sunday the 21st of July 2013 a property in GLOSTER ROAD, KINGFIELD was subject to a BURGLARY. During this time the offender/offenders gained access to the unoccupied property by forcing open the rear door. Once in they then managed to steal jewellery plus some valuable crockery and ceramics.
- Crime Reference WK/13/4398 – Sometime between the hours of 12:00 on Saturday the 20th of July and 17:00 on Thursday the 25th of July 2013 a property in HIGHLANDS LANE was subject to an ATTEMPTED BURGLARY. During this time the offender/offenders attempted to gain access to the unoccupied property by forcing the lock on the front door. Thankfully they were unsuccessful however they did cause damage to the door during their attempt.
The majority of burglaries that are committed occur at the rear of properties. For this reason it is important to deter access into your back gardens. Gates should be closed and locked at all times when not in direct use. Deter the scaling of gates and fences by adding trellis to the tops of them.
Please make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked when not in direct use. Please don’t think that because you are only popping out for a moment that it won’t happen to you!
Consider the installation of an intruder alarm in your home. Any alarm installed should conform to standard BS EN 50131 and should be fitted by a company that is NSI (National Security Inspectorate) or SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) approved. Details of such companies can be found at www.nsi.org.uk or www.ssaib.co.uk
- Crime Reference WK/13/4349 – Between the hours of 00:00 and 08:00 on Wednesday the 24th of July a property in HAWTHORN ROAD was subject to a BURGLARY. During this time the offender/offenders gained access to the property by forcing open the rear gate. Once in they then jemmied the padlocks on two sheds and stole a large quantity of fishing tackle.
Outbuildings should be locked at all times. Large valuable items should be placed out of view and chained up to other items or a secure anchor point within the outbuilding. Items could also be property marked via engraving or painting your house number and postcode onto them. A record of their serial number should also be kept and registered onto a national property database, visit www.immobilise.com for further information.
- Crime Reference WK/13/4355 – At around 13:30 on Wednesday the 24th a vehicle parked outside a property in CHESTNUT GROVE was stolen. Unfortunately the vehicle had been left unsecured and with the keys still in the ignition. Although the vehicle was later recovered various power tools were taken.
Please do not leave any valuables in your vehicle and always lock it, even if you are only leaving it unattended for a few minutes. It only takes a few seconds for an offender to seize an opportunity.
If you feel that you have witnessed any incident that may relate to the above crimes please call 101 quoting the appropriate crime reference number.
Please bear in mind the following vehicles –
- A White BMW 118 on a cloned index of HX57 USU is believed to have been involved in overnight burglaries in the Surrey Heath area.
Under no circumstances should you approach these vehicles or their occupants. If you see these vehicles and their occupants acting suspiciously please call us on 101, if you think that a crime is in progress call 999.