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Attempted Break In

Alert message sent 26/02/2022 13:18:00

Information sent on behalf of West Mids Police

Saturday 26th February 2022
Dear resident

An attempted garage break has been reported in your neighbourhood.

If you saw or heard anything or have any information about the below incident please call our non-emergency number 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Reference: 20/253601/22​.
Location: Welford Road, Shirley.
Date and time: At 02:30am on Saturday 26th February 2022.
Offence details: Three unknown offenders have used a long tool to try and force open the metal garage door, but haven't managed to get inside.

 Below is some crime prevention advice to help keep your outhouse secure:
Put away all tools and equipment. Ensure sheds are locked when not in use using solid and secure locks.
Install outside security lighting which comes on automatically at dusk
If you have a burglar alarm, consult with your installer to see if you can extend it to cover outbuildings, garage and sheds 
Register your valuables for free on Immobilise, the national property database
For further crime prevention advice please click the following link: https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/crime-prevention

Your local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be conducting high visibility patrols of your area. Should you see anything that you deem to be suspicious then please either call 101 in a non emergency or report it via our online system at www.west-midlands.police.uk. In an emergency always call 999​

Message sent by
Gary Jackson (Police, PCSO, Solihull Shirley, St Alphege, Blythe, Lyndon,Elmdon,Olton Silhill)

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