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 (23 April – 06 May 2022). 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).
Bagshot28 April (13:00) Bracknell Road. Female has created a distraction regarding looking for her missing cat, whilst her male criminal associate has entered the property and stolen jewellery items. The female occupant witnessed the male offender inside the address and whilst fleeing, he has been seen to reunite with the female before entering a vehicle and making good their escape. The victim obtained the registration of the vehicle which was later confirmed as a cloned plate. Via ANPR, the vehicle was tracked to Wales whereby local units conducted a hard stop and arrested the occupants.
Lightwater27 April (03:00 - 04:30) Springfield. Entry has been gained to garage not attached to the dwelling and suspect has tried to gain access to the vehicle (a black Mercedes estate) within the garage. The victim reports that she woke up and her garage door was open and there were marks on the car that appeared to be glove marks but there was no damage and the car was still locked.28 April (00:00 - 06:00) Guildford Road. Attempted break-in via the rear of the property. Victim stated they have identified possible screwdriver marks around the rear door of the address.
To provide a further idea of the activities of the Surrey Heath Police team, there were 198 new incidents/occurrences being looked into during this period. A summary of these is given below along with some accompanying notes later;
Absconder/AWOL/Wanted (2), ASB Nuisance (2), ASB Personal (1), Attempted Suicide (1), Burglary Business & Community (2), Burglary Residential (3), Child Protection Incident (10), Concern For Safety (2), Crime Other (9), Crime Public Order (9), Crime Vehicle (10), Criminal Damage (7), Custody Admin (1), Domestic Incident (14), Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme – R2K (1), Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme – R2A (1), Drug Seizure (1), Drugs (5), Drunk/Drug In Charge (2), Family File (3), Fire (1), Fraud Referred To Action Fraud (1), Fraud Vulnerable Victim (2), Hate/Diversity Incident (2), High Risk Rape / Serious Sexual Offence (1), Keyless Vehicle Theft (3), Missing Person – High Risk (1), Missing Person – Medium Risk (5), Mod SlavelabServitude (1), Neighbour Dispute (2), Not A Crime (2), Problem Solving (2), Public Order (2), Road Related Offence (3), Robbery (1), School Incident (1), Sexual Offence (4), Stalking / Harassment (3), Sudden Death Non Suspicious (3), Suspicious Incident (1), Theft (26), Unauthorised Encampments (1), Violent Crime Other (6), Violent Crime Public Place (8), Violent Domestic (6), Vulnerable Adult Incident (20), Wildlife (1).
Burglary Business & Community; 01 May (00:45 - 02:30) Frimley Cricket Club. Entry gained via roof. 2 bottles of vodka & tablet stolen. Tablet later recovered and male arrested for the offence (Frimley).03 May (11:20) Gordon’s School. Attempted theft of scrap metal. Male was challenged on school property close to where scrap metal was stored. Male joined two others and departed in silver Ford Transit panel van with side windows (West End).
Crime Vehicle; 24 April (20:00) – 25 April (08:30) Broom Lane. Theft of green Landrover Defender 90 TD5 (registered in 2000) from roadside. Victim noted that although the keys had not been stolen, the vehicle was not keyless entry (Chobham).25 April (04:36 – 05:27) Coniston Court. Theft of dark grey 68-plate Mercedes AMG C43 overnight whilst parked on road. Keys not taken (Lightwater).
Fraud Referred To Action Fraud;Suspicious call from a male claiming to be DC Paul Newbury from Kent Police making enquiries about the victim’s bank card. She refused to give any details and came to the police offices.
Fraud Vulnerable Victim (inc);Informant received a scam call from someone reporting to be from Kent Police. Victim has contacted Surrey Police after receiving a call from someone stating that they are a Kent Police officer and that they had someone in custody called by the same/similar name who had been using victim’s bank account and had accessed over £2000. The caller stated that their name is Terry Willis. Checks have been completed with Kent Police who have confirmed that they do not have a member of staff with that name listed on their systems as a Kent Police employee. Victim confirmed to Surrey Police that he did not give any bank details to the caller (Camberley).
Keyless Vehicle Theft;24 April (22:00) – 25 April (08:00) Ivy drive. Report of theft of 18-plate black BMW 550 estate. Victim has woken up in the morning to find his car had been stolen from his driveway. Car has keyless start system and victim still has his key fobs (Lightwater).25 April (00:00 - 09:30) Ambleside. Silver 18-plate BMW 420I. Vehicle was parked on driveway overnight. Unknown persons have lifted lock on gate and gained entry to locked vehicle and taken it. Vehicle is keyless start and keys not taken (Lightwater).24 April (18:00) 25 April (13:15) Ullswater. Theft of 67-plate Mercedes E-Class from outside victim’s home address. Keys not taken. Number plates for victim’s car later found discarded in Chertsey (Lightwater).
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 social media messaging or 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
For information and advice regards Cybercrime and Fraud please visit cyberaware.gov.uk and www.actionfraud.police.uk
Kind regards and please stay safe and well.
Community Engagement Volunteer (Surrey Heath)