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Dear Residents,

Welcome to the Police Update for the last three weeks.

The message includes burglaries and catalytic converter thefts reported between the 26th of May 2022 to 16th June 2022. 

Please accept our apologies for the update not being available to you over the last couple of weeks.

North

  • 05/06/2022 15:39. Coulsdon Lane, Coulsdon. Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Entry through the kitchen door, located at the rear of the property.            Stolen: 2 Watches and Jewellery.
  • 07/06/2022 14:30. Spindlewoods, Tadworth. Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Forced entry through the front door. The suspects were disturbed by a concerned neighbour, and they left the property. Stolen: A Watch and Briefcase.
  • 14/06/2022 Between 02:00 to 02:05. Hempshaw Avenue, Banstead. Attempted Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Attempted forced entry through the front door of the property. Stolen: Nothing Stolen.

 Central

  • 29/05/2022 Between 21:35 to 21:40. Ladbroke Road, Redhill. Residential Outbuilding Burglary.  Method of Entry- Forced entry through the shed door. Stolen: Electric Scooter.
  • 01/06/2022 Between 28/05/2022 to 29/05/2022. Raglan Road, Reigate. Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Suspect had access to the property. Stolen: Numerous items.
  • 03/06/2022 Between 18:30 to 20:00. Lyndhurst Road, Reigate. Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Forced entry through a rear window. Stolen: Cash.
  • 11/06/2022 14:30. Oaks Road, Reigate. Attempted Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Attempted forced entry through a door at the rear of the property. Stolen: Nothing Stolen.

South

  • 29/05/2022 Between 12:40 to 17:40. Bay Close, Horley. Residential Burglary.  Method of Entry- Forced entry through the front door of the property. Stolen: Jewellery, Coins, Cash, and a Pillowcase

Catalytic converter thefts

  • There have been three in this time frame. These have occurred in Fieldoaks way in Merstham, Grove Road in Horley and Beehive way in Woodhatch. They have been from either BMW or Honda make cars. 

 

Going on holiday?

As we are in mid-June the Summer holiday season will soon be in full flow, with many people going away, which can lead to an increase in burglaries.  If you are going away, I have included some crime prevention advice for you to consider alongside your normal property security.  

  • Make your home look occupied. For example, using timer switches on lights.
  • Ask a trusted neighbour to check on your home and move any post out of sight.
  • Cancel milk and newspaper deliveries.
  • Try not to arrange any on-line deliveries which might be left outside your property.
  • Don’t advertise that you are going away or that you are away on social media.
  • If possible, leave a car on the drive/outside your property or ask a neighbour to park their car on the drive/outside your property while you are away.
  • If you have a lawn, try, and cut it just before you go away.
  • Lock away any valuable items such as pedal bicycles, they may be safer in your home than in a shed. 

 

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

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.

How to contact us

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

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. 

Kind regards,

Reigate & Banstead Safer Neighbourhood Team


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