The police report the following crimes in December and remind all residents to double lock our front doors when going out. They add that we should place all boxes that can show we have new TV’s /computers etc in bins not on display to attract burglars.
Crimes for the month of December:
2/12/17 – Eynella Rd – Burglary – Overnight persons unknown have gained entry to shed. Nothing stolen.
2/12/17 – Eynella Rd – Burglary – Overnight bike stolen from rear garden shed.
18/11/17-2/12/17 – Theft from m/v – Gilkes Crescent – Catalytic converter stolen from vehicle.
4/12/17 – Half Moon Lane- Theft from m/v – Between 1800hrs and 2330hrs persons have smashed glass and taken car stereo
5/12/17 – Turney Rd – Burglary – By suspects forcing front door of property and removing computer equipment. No deadlock activated.
4/12/17-7/12/17 Arnhem Way – Burglary – Unoccupied property. Entry gained via first floor bathroom window. Not known what stolen.
7/12/17 – Tarbert Rd – Robbery – 14 year old boy had mobile phone taken by older boys.
8/12/17 – Elphindale Rd – Theft of m/v – Vehicle stolen overnight by means unknown. Found in Barking, Essex.
11/12/17 – Townley Rd – Burglary – Between 0820 and 0930hrs suspects have entered via rear door.
11/12/17 – Wyneham Rd. Burglary x 2 – Between 1330 and 1445 hrs two flats entered via front door which appears to have been slipped. Once inside, front doors of flats forced and property stolen.
11/12/17 – Frankfurt Rd – Burglary – Front door forced. Coat taken from hallway.
7-11/12/17 – Druce Rd – Theft from m/v – Vehicle entered by means unknown and small change taken.
14/12/17 – Court Lane – Robbery – Schoolboy robbed of phone by older schoolboys.
14/12/17 – Dovercourt Rd – Theft of m/v – Sprinter van stolen overnight by means unknown.
15/12/17 – Court lane – Theft from m/v – Transit van broken into by four males. Witnessed by passing member of public.
16/12/17 – Eynella Rd – Robbery – Post office van stolen by means of robbery.
17/12/17 – 25/12/17 – Pickwick Rd – Theft from m/v – During times persons unknown have smashed window of vehicle and taken property.
29/12/17 – Attempted Burglary – Court Lane Gdns – Entry attempted via rear windows. Believed alarm scared intruders off.
30/12/17 – Burglary – Dovercourt Rd – At 1745hrs occupant heard loud bang and saw male running to rear door to escape.
In January already in Turney Road there has been a theft of a car by breaking in the side window and taking the door and car keys handily left by the front door and escaping with the car – at about 5am.