Friday 13th of July 2012 – Thursday 19th of July 2012 – I have to report that in the last week the following crime/crimes occurred in or near to your area:
Crime Reference WK/12/4239 – Between the hours of 01:17 and 01:20 on Saturday the 14th of July 2012 a vehicle parked in ALEXANDRA GARDENS, KNAPHILL had items stolen out of it.
During this time the offender gained entry to the vehicle as it was left insecure and stole a number of items. Fortunately the incident was witnessed by a member of the public who called the police. A male has since been arrested and the stolen items recovered.
Please do not leave any valuables in your vehicle and always lock it, even if you are only leaving it unattended for a few minutes. It only takes a few seconds for an offender to seize an opportunity.
Crime Reference WK/12/4245 – Between the hours of 20:00 on Friday the
13th of July and 12:00 on Saturday the 14th of July 2012 a bicycle was stolen from outside the front of a property in BARTON CLOSE, KNAPHILL.
Consider securing bicycles with a Sold Secure approved D-Lock, visit www.soldsecure.com to find products that meet this approval. A record of their frame number should also be kept and registered onto a national property database, visit www.immobilise.com for further information.
Crime Reference WK/12/4287 – Between the hours of 14:00 on Saturday the 14th of July and 15:19 on Monday the 16th of July 2012 a vehicle parked in WEST HILL CLOSE, BROOKWOOD had its registration plates stolen.
Criminals will often steal vehicle registration plates to place on their own vehicles in order to carry out other criminal activities in an attempt to go undetected. Protect your registration plates by securing them to your vehicle with tamper proof screws and bolts. Visit www.safe-plates.co.uk for further information.
Crime Reference WK/12/4289 – Between the hours of 16:00 on Sunday the 15th of July and 08:20 on Monday the 16th of July 2012 a trailer was stolen from a property in BARRS LANE, KNAPHILL.
If you feel that you have witnessed any incident that may relate to the above crime/crimes please call 101 quoting the relevant crime number.
Can you please circulate the details of the crimes to the members of your watch if you think it will be of value. Remember that if you have elderly or vulnerable residents in your road this information may frighten them so be careful how you deliver this message.
Crime Prevention Design Advisor
If you need to contact us in the meantime, you can reach us on