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Alert message sent 05/07/2017 11:56:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Theft from shop
From 30 May to 10 June, three thefts have taken place from the Marcham community shop. In the early hours of the mornings a vehicle has pulled up at the shop and a male and female have entered the porch and items have been stolen. Security measures have now been improved, but this is still under investigation so if you have any information on these incidents then please call the police non-emergency number 101 and quote 43170158730.    

Theft of motorcycle
In the early hours of 11 June, a motorcycle was stolen from a driveway in Frilford Road, Marcham. This was later found burnt out at Marcham Arboretum. If you have any information call us and quote 43170173111  

Home security
Make it difficult for the burglar
Home security is the best way to reduce your chances of being burglaries. A lot of burglaries are spur of the moment, carried out by opportunist thieves who don’t even need to use force – they get in through an open door, window or other easy point of entry and take their chances. The good news is that is doesn’t take much to improve security and put off burglars. Spending money on security measures can seem daunting but it’s a good investment, it will last a long time and can add value to your home.

Look at your home through the eyes of a burglar
If you think your home security looks poor, chances are so will a burglar!
•    Are there place where they could break in without being seen?
•    If you have forgotten your keys but can still get in, so can a burglar!
Have a look around your property and think about how you would break in if you lock yourself out, you will maybe surprise yourself how easy it could be.

Sunningwell School Fete
On 1 July PCSO Sue Haynes and PC Carl Bryant attended the school fete and showed the children a police car and all its equipment. The children had fun sat in the car switching on the blue lights. 

Have Your Say
PCSO Rich Osborn will be at Wootton Community Centre between 10:30am-11:30am. Please feel free to come and have a chat about any local issues or concerns.

Contact us
If you want any advice or would like to contact the neighbourhood team you can call us on the police non-emergency number 101 or if it is an emergency then dial 999. You can also contact us via email Please note this email address cannot be used to contact Thames Valley Police to report crimes or for any urgent matters. To view information on your neighbourhood team visit the Thames Valley Police website at: Receive free local crime alerts and crime prevention advice by registering at today. This allows anyone who signs up to choose what updates they receive and how they would like to receive it. The Thames Valley Police Twitter account is kept up to date with what we are up to; please follow us @TVPSouthandVale  
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Julia Williams (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Admin, South Oxon and Vale)

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