Residential Burglary and other Crime Report 14 December 2020
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Dear Surrey Heath members.
Please find below details of the currently reported burglaries (or attempted burglaries) to residential properties (including shed break-ins) as well as other crime statistics over the last period (07 Dec – 14 Dec 2020). Summary details of these are provided in the list below.
Please note, where known I have used the approximate actual incident date/times rather than date the incident was reported (as there can be differences).
11 Dec (11:30). Hawkesworth Drive. 2 male suspects have been seen trying to break into garage but have not been successful and have made off in a white van index not seen.
12 Dec (17:30). Edward Avenue. Entry and exit point was rear garden via a fence panel which had been pushed up, rear patio door has then been forced using a tool. The owners of the address have returned whilst the persons were in the address and disturbed them. No items were taken.
09 Dec (00:30-00:40). Queens Road. Offender(s) have gained access to the rear garden by approaching the side metal gate from the front driveway. Offender(s) have climbed over gate and approached rear wooden door, then used a tool to attempt to force open the door although were disturbed by a neighbour. The offender(s) have then climbed back over the gate and ran onto Queens Road and turned right onto the direction of Frimley Road.
09 Dec (20:05-20:10). Claremont Avenue. An unknown male has walked up the drive of the premises and tried the door handle to the property before signalling to others and starting to walk down the side of the property. Suspect was however disturbed by property owner and suspects made off in blue Porsche Cayenne with a roof rack.
09 Dec (14:00). Park Road. Unknown suspect(s) have broken the combination padlock and forced the door to a garden shed and taken a Hayter petrol lawnmower, Bosch Hedge Strimmer, Stihl Petrol Leaf blower and garden hand tools
09 Dec (17:09-17:15). Hollytree Gardens. Side glass door smashed and burglary alarm deactivated before search of master bedroom before being interrupted by occupant.
To provide a further idea of the activities of the Surrey Heath Police team, there were 127 new incidents/occurrences being looked into during this period. A summary of these is given below along with some accompanying notes later;
ASB Nuisance (1), Burglary Residential (6), Child Protection Incident (9), Collision/Road Incident (1), Concern For Safety (2), Coronavirus (7), Crime Other (16), Crime Public Order (1), Crime Vehicle (10*), Criminal Damage (2), Domestic Incident (5), Drugs (3**), Family File (2), Firearm/Ballistic – Voluntarily Surrendered (1), Firearms – Non Notifiable Crime (1), Fraud Being Investigated (1***), Fraud Vulnerable Victim (1***), International Enquiries (1), Lost/Found Prop/Person (1), Marac (1), Mental Health (2), Offensive Weapon (1), Out of Force Enquiries (3), Pets/Domesticated Animals (3), Public Order (2), Sexual Offence (2), Stalking/Harassment (4), Sudden Death Non Suspicious (1), Suspicious Incident (1***), Suspicious Package/Object ( ), Theft (13*), Violent Crime Other (7), Violent Crime Public Place (1), Violent Domestic (3), Vulnerable Adult Incident (13).
*Inc; Front and rear number plates stolen from Mercedes E class whilst parked (Camberley), 4 persons seen to remove items from an insecure transit van (Camberley), theft of catalytic convertor from Toyota Prius Hybrid whilst parked on the road outside owner’s property (Mytchett), vehicle entered by unknown means - search carried out but nothing stolen (Camberley), VW van entered with hole drilled in near side door lock to gain entry and a steel saw stolen (Camberley), Honda CRV entered via smashing rear side window, belongings inside rifled and item taken - catalytic converter underneath the car was also removed/cut off (Camberley), vehicle been broken into and aprox £3000 - £4000 worth of power tools stolen (Frimley), theft from motor vehicle (Lightwater), criminal damage to motor vehicle (Chobham), theft from motor vehicle (Frimley), attempted theft from motor vehicle - alarm spooked suspects off (Mytchett), damage to private hire vehicle by abusive passenger (Bagshot).
**Inc; Vehicle stopped and searched, three wraps of cocaine located in the vehicle (Camberley), small amount of cannabis located as part of search of property for other investigations (Camberley), suspect stopped driving a vehicle and searched whereby a large quantity of cash, green herbal matter and white powder in individual bags was found (Camberley),
***Inc; Someone purporting to be from Virgin Media cold called victim and gained access to computer which victim is now unable to unlock (Frimley), banking protocol – elderly customer was trying to withdraw £5000.00 to send to a female in Gambia (Camberley).
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 or any other 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
Community Engagement Volunteer (Surrey Heath) Rob.Freeman@surrey.pnn.police.uk
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