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Police Update

Dear Residents,

Welcome to the Police Update for the last week.

The message includes burglaries and vehicle thefts reported between the 9th November 2023 to 16th November 2023.

Note – There have been an increased number of reported Keyless Car Thefts in our area over the last week.  Please see the links to our prevention advice for securing your vehicles, included in the Vehicle thefts section of the Update. In addition, advice was included in the October Reigate and Banstead Police Newsletter.


 Advice on Fraud (Scams)

Trading Standards officers, Scam Champion volunteers, and the local Police/Volunteers will be attending Gardens Centres to chat with Black Friday shoppers and residents about how to spot and stop scams and frauds.  


The Garden Centre in our area is:

Squires Garden Centre at Buckland, Reigate RH2 9RE. (on the A25)


Please drop in and see us.









11/11/2023 02:29    Downs Way, Tadworth.      Residential Burglary resulting in a Car Theft.  Method of Entry – Forced entry through the front door.

Stolen: Car Keys and a Car (Porsche).    (PR 45230128219)



12/11/2023 Between 07:00 to 09:00    Frenches Road, Redhill.      Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry – Not confirmed at this time.

Stolen: Two Drinks.    (PR 45230130243)



12/11/2023 12:00 Between 11:40 to 16:00    Ironsbottom, Sidlow.      Residential  Burglary resulting in a Car Theft.  Method of Entry – A forced entry into the shed and ladders removed. Suspect (s) have unsuccessfully tried, using the ladder, to gain access through first floor windows. A forced entry has been gained through a window next to the back door.

Stolen: Car Keys and Car (BMW.    (PR 45230128791)


Please remember we provide lots of advice on our website for keeping you, and your property safe : https://www.surrey.police.uk/burglary/


Vehicle Thefts -       9 Keyless Vehicle Thefts (including 1 attempted), 0 Car Thefts and 0 Motorcycle thefts have been reported in the last  week. Please note that the report shows that 7 Mercedes have taken over the last week. 


Tadworth,  Tadworth Street  -    10/11/2023  Between 01:30 to 07:25   - Keyless Car Theft    - BMW     (PR 45230127882)

Tadworth,  Devizes Road -    Between 10/11/2023  18:15 to 11/11/2023 07:45   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230127982)

Tadworth,  The Hoppety -    10/11/2023  04:20   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230128251)

Redhill,  Holmsdale Avenue -    Between 10/11/2023  16:00 to 11/11/2023 05:01   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Nissan Micra     (PR 45230128372)

Tadworth,  Epsom Lane South -    11/11/2023  04:00   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230128510)

Tadworth,  Devizes Road -    10/11/2023  04:20   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230127982)

Banstead,  Fir Tree  Road -    13/11/2023  01:40   -   Attempted Keyless Car Theft    -       (PR 45230128942)

Banstead,  Nork Way -    14/11/2023  01:30   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230129381)

Reigate,  Smoke Lane -    14/11/2023  04:50   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230129409)

Reigate,  Beaufort Close -    Between 13/11/2023  22:30 to 14/11/2023 09:30   -   Keyless Car Theft    - Mercedes      (PR 45230129494)


There is lots of advice on our website for keeping your car/motorcycle safe:





Contacting Us

The Police Reference Number (PR) with each of the reports is shown in brackets. If you have any information on any of the reports, including CCTV, please contact us quoting the Police Reference Number (PR).


How to contact us

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 pool information to build a wider understanding.

 If you believe you have any information relating to relevant information or concerns you can:

  • Call 101
  • On line reporting https://www.surrey.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/
  • If you have social media, why not give us a follow. You can also message us if you want to report something to us
    • Our Facebook is Reigate and Banstead Beat (Surrey Police) and our twitter is ReigateBeat
  • You can also give information totally anonymously by contacting the Independent  Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form  https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

    In an Emergency please contact 999.

    As ever if you have any questions or queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. 


    Best wishes,

    Reigate & Banstead Safer  Neighbourhood Team

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