Please find below details of the currently reported burglaries or attempted burglaries to residential properties (including shed break-ins) over the last period (30th March – 6th April 2020). Summary details of these are provided in the list below.
Please note, where known we have used the approximate actual incident date/times rather than date the incident was reported (as there can be differences).
23rd March 2020 (10:00) – 31st March 2020 (19:30). Freesia Drive. It was reported a crack was seen on the front door and it is suspected that the property has been approached and an unknown tool used to try and gain entry to property. Thankfully no entry was apparently gained.
31st March 2020 (10:30 ) – 2nd April 2020 (11:00). Watchetts Drive. Suspects have gained access to the back garden of the property from next door. Suspects have then gained access to the shed by forcing the padlock off, as well as the door hinges. A black Carerra mountain bike has been taken.
2nd April 2020 (17:19). Marlborough Rise. Unknown suspect has entered the address and caused damage to a bedroom door. Nothing appears to have been taken.
4th April 2020 (19:00) - 5th April 2020 (10:00). James Road. Owner reported that someone has broken into the garden shed overnight whilst they were at home. The suspect has removed the shed door by unscrewing all of the screws. None of the large objects in the shed such as bikes or canoes have been moved however the victim is unsure if any of the smaller items have been stolen at this time.
To provide a further idea of the activities of the Surrey Heath Police team, this week there were 130 new incidents/occurrences being looked into. A summary of these is given below:
ASB Environmental (1), Assault on Police (1), Burglary Business & Commercial (1), Burglary Residential (4), Child protection Incident (3), Concern for Safety (3), Coronavirus (1), Crime Other (3), Crime Public Order (4), Crime Vehicle (1), Criminal Damage (4), Domestic Incident (25), Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (1), Drugs (3), Drunk/Drug In Charge (1), DVPN Breach (1), DVPO (2), Family File (4), Fraud Being Investigated (1), Fraud Vulnerable Victim (1), Hate / Diversity Incident (2), Missing Person – High Risk (2), Missing Person – Medium Risk (6), Neighbour Dispute (2), Not A Crime (4), Prescribed Limit Offence (1), Public Order (3), Sudden Death - Non Suspicious (3), Suspicious Incident (2), Theft (8), Untimely Death (1), Use of Force (1), Violent Crime Other (7), Violent Crime Public Place (3), Violent Domestic (3), Vulnerable Adult Incident (15)
Details from a number of these incidents may have been passed on to the specialist police burglary unit and where suspect vehicle number plates have been spotted, these too are circulated for ANPR notification.
As always, the local neighbourhood team are keen to receive information on all crime spotted or believed to have occurred as this can assist with ongoing enquiries, as well as helping to build up their wider intelligence picture.
If you believe you have any information relating to any of these events then please call 101 or alternatively, you can use the online reporting system
You can also give information, 100% anonymously, to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/
And to assist in helping you protect your residential property and its contents please see the crime prevention advice here: https://www.surrey.police.uk/burglary
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