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This message is dated Friday 28th June 2019 - Windsor

Alert message sent 28/06/2019 13:35:00

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This message is dated Friday 28th June 2019 for Windsor.
 As so many bikes are being stolen across the area, can we please ask everyone who owns a bike to please take a photo of it ?  Just prop it up against a wall and take a photo, then email it to yourself.  If it is ever stolen, we have some means of identifying it - particularly if it has distinctive features.  What would be even more helpful, is if you turn it over and take a photo of the frame number ?  It is underneath, stamped into the chrome flange, between the pedals.  It is not too much to ask that you take a few photographs.  We did manage to return one bike this week recovered from an offender, because the real owner had done exactly this, so could supply us with a full description - colour, make and model and - they even had the frame number.
If our staff see someone out and about - that they know - on a bike they think is not quite appropriate for them, they do a stop check on their ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ that the bike may be stolen.  They then do a check on the bike in the police computers, by colour, make, model and frame number.  If it comes back as reported stolen ……. The offender is caught bang to rights.  A really positive result, not only for the aggrieved, but also the community - if we can have the offender put away for theft - but also from the police officer / PCSO who did the stop check.  They can go home feeling that they have done a really good days work.
26/6 - 27/6  Wednesday 10 p.m. / Thursday 7.45 a.m.  Albert Street.  Catalytic converter stolen from underneath a car.
26/6  Wednesday 12.10 p.m. / 1 p.m.  Sports Centre, Pococks Lane X 3.  1.  Car rear windscreen smashed - medical bag and handbag stolen.  2 & 3 not yet reported to police.  One had windscreen damaged, the other driver’s side window smashed CD holder and CDs stolen.
27/6  Thursday 3.30 p.m. / 6 p.m.  Meadow Lane Car Park X 2.  1.  Car passenger window smashed.  Handbag stolen from under the passenger seat.  The bag was recovered nearby, minus the purse and contents.  2.  Two car passenger windows smashed - Loose change stolen.
27/6  Thursday midnight / 4.30 p.m.  Burnetts Road.  Burglary.  Access via forced rear door and glass panels smashed.  Untidy search of whole house.  Playstation 3 & 4, laptop, Armani & Gucci watches, digital camera Amazon Alexa and nail gun stolen.
25/6 - 26/6  Tuesday 11.30 p.m. / Wednesday 1.30 p.m.  Glass stolen from wing mirror.
26/6  Wednesday 2.10 a.m.  Dedworth Road.  Car broken into.  This was captured on CCTV.  Two men walked onto the drive with a torch to look into the car.  Blue tooth earpiece, Guess sunglasses, hair gel and loose change stolen.
26/6 - 27/6  Wednesday 8.30 p.m. / Thursday 8 a.m.  Legoland Car Park X 2.  1.  Van break.  Rear door locks cut out.  Tools stolen.  2.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a car.
26/6 - 27/6  Wednesday / Thursday York Road.  Catalytic converter stolen from underneath a car.
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.
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Over the last few months, NHW in Windsor, Ascot and Sunningdale, has seen a resurgence in interest and activity.  New schemes have been set up with over 100 new members joining.  We welcome the residents of Cedar Drive, Heather Close, Shrubbs Hill Lane, Dale Lodge Road, Woodend Drive, St Mary’s Hill, Clarence Road, York Road, York Avenue, Bexley Street, Russel Street, Green Lane, Springfield Close, who have joined the Association and are helping make a difference to the community, as a safer place to live. 
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If that is the case, please log in and map your area, or contact the Scheme Administrator for Windsor, Colin Meads.
Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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