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This message is dated Monday 4th February 2019 - Windsor

Alert message sent 04/02/2019 13:34:00

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This message is dated Monday 4th February 2019 for Windsor.
 
FIRST:  Action Fraud:
 
The victim received an email purporting to be from TV Licensing.  She clicked on the link and handed over personal detail.  £600 has been removed from her account !
 
Please be on your guard and never - never click on a link !
 
 
Please be aware we have some conmen working Maidenhead town centre.  Several shop staff have been conned out of staff, others have lost mobile phones, left on counters !.  Re the phones, they have placed something over the phone, then picked it up and left the shops !
 
Re money - Bridge Street.  a man entered a shop and gone straight to the counter and asked the assistant to change £240 worth of £10 for £20 pound notes..  He then confused the assistant by changing his mind, changing the amount and swapping notes.  Eventually he asked for the notes back.  After he had left, the assistant realised he had become so confused he had changed £200 and given the man that amount, then handed back his original £240 !
 
He is described as possibly Romanian, short gelled hair, black Help for Heroes jumper, about 30s, 5’9 tall.
 
Shifford Crescent - A young man came into the shop with his ‘mother.’  He asked to change a £20 for smaller change.  While the assistant was distracted, they stole her mobile phone which was on the counter..
 
BE ON YOUR GUARD AND WARN ALL STAFF- HE DID THIS SUCCESSFULLY IN SEVERAL SHOPS.
 
 
CRIME:
WINDSOR:
CENTRAL WINDSOR:
centralwindsorneighbourhoodteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
ETON & ETON WICK:
1/2  Friday 11.45 a.m. / 12 noon.  Tilstone Avenue, Eton Wick.  Garage break.  The owner was at home and saw a blue Renault van pull up outside.  Two men got out.  One walked up a neighbour’s drive.  They other walked up her drive to her garage.  She thought they were making deliveries.  The owner then went out to confront the men, who immediately got back in their van and drove off.  They had searched the garage and stolen garden equipment, shoes and wires for CCTV.  They are described as:  1.  White, light tan, 50s, slim, wearing a hi Viz jacket, grey beanie hat and scarf.  2.  White, 50s, slim build wearing a grey / dark brown jacket, dark trousers, beanie hat.  Possibly middle European.
31/1 - 1/2  Thursday 6 p.m. / Friday 11.25 a.m.  Common Road, Eton Wick  Car stolen from site.  Later recovered abandoned in a field, near the stables on a farm, Common Road.
 
WINDSOR WEST
windsorwestnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
CLEWER, DEDWORTH & OAKLEY GREEN:
 
CLEWER EAST & PARK:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
WINDSOR EAST
windsoreastnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
DATCHET, HORTON & WRAYSBURY:
1/2  Friday 8.30 p.m. / 11.35 p.m.  Horton Road, Datchet.  Burglary.  Offenders accessed the property over a garden fence causing damage.  They then forced a rear patio door.  Untidy search of the ground floor and bedrooms.  Nothing appears to have been taken.
 
OLD WINDSOR:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
We are currently experiencing high calls for service on 101. 
 
Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.
 
https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/
 

 
 
 
Eyes, ears.....and Brain
 
Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
 
‘You can play your part in helping to tackle the terrorist threat facing the UK’.
 
‘Everyone, from law enforcement, to businesses, to the general public, has a role to play in keeping the UK safe from terrorism and to effectively combat the threat.  Everyone needs to work together.  Our aim, is to encourage people to be more vigilant – ‘if you suspect it, report it’ – please report all suspicious activity to the confidential Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321’.
 
‘For more information follow this link: https://act.campaign.gov.uk/
 
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Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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