This message is dated Wednesday 18th May 2022 - Windsor
Alert message sent 18/05/2022 10:31:00
Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police
FIRST – a warning from one of our members:
I am a Resident of in Maidenhead, several residents on our street received hand written envelopes containing a CD (postmark N.Ireland). It purports to contain criminal files/docs.
This is appears to be a malware CD ROM. If you put it in your computer and open the disc, it will download malware into your PC. Whoever sent them, can then access your computer remotely
Please discard the disc.
Can you please circulate this to the neighbourhood alert group.
Many thanks Giuseppe, your road may not have been the only place to receive these.
NEXT: From RBWM:
The Royal Borough Community Safety Partnership brings together the council, police, and other organisations to work together to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour, drugs, and alcohol issues in the area.
We are running a short survey to gain a better understanding of how safe residents and frequent visitors of the borough feel and to gather your experiences of local crime and disorder.
Your valuable feedback, combined with other data and intelligence from our partner agencies, will help the partnership set its priorities for the year and inform and shape our community safety work and initiatives.
Please take part by Friday 3 June 2022 at the RBWM Together website.
I have attached reference numbers to each crime report. If you live in the vicinity of any of the crimes mentioned and have CCTV or a video doorbell, can you please check the footage. If you have any that might be of interest to the police, can you please make contact with us, quoting reference number given.
Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email - www.crimestoppers-uk.org
18/5 Wednesday 3.45 a.m. Oxford Road. Report of 4 youths walking along the road, trying car door handles. Ref. No: 43220221421
ETON & ETON WICK:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
email@example.com CLEWER, DEDWORTH & OAKLEY GREEN:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
CLEWER EAST & PARK:
16/5 Monday 1 p.m. / 4 p.m. Theme Park, Car Park. Catalytic converter stolen from under a Toyota Auris. Ref. No: 43220221283
17/5 Tuesday 8.45 a.m. St. Leonards Hill. Grey Skoda Superb, stolen from the drive. Ref. No: 43220213039
firstname.lastname@example.org DATCHET, HORTON & WRAYSBURY:
17/5 Tuesday 0.45 a.m. Montagu Road, Datchet. Report of two men wearing masks walking along trying car door handles. Ref. No: 43220212756
16/5 – 17/5 Monday 8.30 p.m. / Tuesday 4.50 a.m. Montagu Road, Datchet. CAR ENTERED BY UNKNOWN MEANS – Purse and contents stolen. The debit cards, were then used on multiple occasions. Ref. No: 43220212974
17/5 Tuesday 1.30 a.m. The Avenue, Wraysbury. Black Range Rover OO ** UNG stolen from the drive. The owner thought the car was safe behind gates and was unaware of Faraday Pouches for the fob. Ref. No: 43220212973 If you have one of these frequently stolen cars, you really do need to take extra precautions to secure it. Have a third party Tracker system fitted, that the thieves will not know about - and – purchase an Apple AirTag and hide it in the car.
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.
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NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
A new year, a new logo, a new beginning
Why not start a new scheme in your street - A scheme is a group of members, usually in the same road or area, which has a coordinator to manage the scheme.
In the last week, we have had inquiries from various residents and we are delighted to announce that three new schemes are being set up.
There are many benefits to starting a scheme - awareness of types of crimes that affect our communities such as vehicle crime and advice on scams, access to CCTV, for instance.
Neighbourhood Watch is not just about crime awareness though. It's about supporting communities and tackling issues within them like, loneliness and vulnerability.
Being aware of these issues will enable you to be proactive in your community to help those in our communities that need support.
Please contact us on email@example.com and we will be delighted to assist.
Valerie Pike, Chairman of Windsor & Ascot NHW Association.