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Theft of Car Tool Thefts And Other Car Crime

Alert message sent 25/05/2022 15:03:00

Information sent on behalf of Leicestershire Police

We hope you are keeping well. Here is an update for crime in Burbage.

BMW M5 stolen from a driveway on Boyslade Road East between 01:30 – 02:15 on the morning of Tuesday 24th May. This is believed to be a keyless entrance. Please get in touch if you saw or heard anything and have not already spoken to officers. If you have any CCTV in this area, please take a look, particularly around 01:45 on the 24th. 22000295494. Remember to get in touch if you require RFID car key wallets. Available for sold at cost £2 each from us.

Number plates stolen from a Kia Picanto on Brookside sometime between 06:00-09:15 on the morning of the 24th of May.

Report of a theft from a shed on Lutterworth Road (around the Fosse Close area). The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between 23:00 on the 24th and 07:00 on the 25th of May. It appears the rear fence panel was lifted and entered the shed. A power drill and a meter reader were taken. Please consider garden security such as fence cactus spikes, alarmed padlocks and shed alarms.
  • All available from us (sold at cost). Darren.stretton@leics.police.uk or please pop along to our crime prevention event at the Burbage Millennium Hall (Britannia Road) on Tuesday 31st May between 10:00-16:00 for a look at our range of items.
Theft of tools from a van at the location of Sketchley Grange Hotel on the night of the 24th of May. The rear window to the van was smashed and tools taken. Investigation ongoing but please remember to remove tools if possible and alarm your vehicle.

There have been two reports of damage to vehicles overnight on the 21st of May on London Road. The damage includes damage to 3 tyres and a coolant pipe. The damage may be targeted but please ensure any incidents are reported as soon as possible to ensure we have an overall picture of issues.

Text message scam from resident to raise awareness
“Last night I received a text message supposedly from the NHS saying that I had been in close contact with a confirmed Omicron case. It said I must click a link to book a PCR test. I rang 119 to query it, and they said it was a possible scam and to forward the message to 7726, which I have done so.”

Phone call scam from resident

A resident has received several phone calls over recent weeks from a company claiming to be called “Home Care”. They claim that the residents are owed a refund of £119 and request bank details to pay it. The number they call from is 01234 43****. Please never give your bank details to anyone over the phone. Just put the phone down.
Thank you for your time and take care,

Darren 6035

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Darren Stretton (Police, PCSO 6035, Hinckley and Blaby NPA, Burbage)

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