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Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Weds 21st Sept 2022


Good Morning, 

Burglary business: theft in Dorking shop on 15/09 where man walked into store and while distracting staff stole items from bag. Also on the same day there was another theft from a shop where the suspect has entered a staff (restricted area) and stolen money from a purse. 

Further advice and tips: https://www.surrey.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/keeping-business-safe-from-crime/

Crime against a business can take many forms: from shoplifting or non-paying diners to staff theft and burglary from premises. Help safeguard your business with our advice.

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Burglary residential: 15/09 – 16/09 Mole Valley Place Ashtead access gained via rear garden and forcing rear door. Under Investigation.

Ways To Secure Your Outside : https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/exterior

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Two bicycles locked to railings Church St Leatherhead stolen. Locks had been cut.   

Registering on BikeRegister means you could be reunited with your bike in the event of it being stolen. It does not, however, help make it a hard target to thieves.

To reduce the chances of becoming a victim of cycle theft, you can purchase a Security Marking Kits.

More advice:  https://www.bikeregister.com/advice/how-it-works

 

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Burglary business: Persons have broken into lock ups and caused damage Woods Rd Ashtead on 16/09/2022 smashed door of hinges, lots of graffiti and broken glass everywhere. Interfered with small tractor looking like they tried to start it. 

Have information but wish to remain anonymous – follow link - https://crimestoppers-uk.org/keeping-safe/rural-crime

 

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Fraud: Car sold for reduced price after being scammed into believing there was something wrong with the engine.  Basically con-artists secretly pour oil into the coolant reservoir of the vehicle for sale, and then offer a cut-price because they falsely claim the engine is wrecked.

 

Further advice here: 

 

https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/buying-and-selling-guides/how-to-sell-a-car/

 

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Keyless Vehicle Theft 19/09 22:52 vehicle stolen from driveway in Ashtead. This is being treated as a keyless car theft – further advice: 

https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/vehicle-crime/relay-theft

 

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Criminal damage has been occurring in Vincent Lane Dorking where wing mirrors have been kicked and broken over the last week. Please report any further incidents or suspicious activities either by calling 1011 or online at https://www.surrey.police.uk/

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