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This message is dated Monday 1st July 2019 - Windsor

Alert message sent 01/07/2019 14:52:00

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This message is dated Monday 1st July 2019 for Windsor.
A case in Windsor everyone needs to be aware of – this is the second time I have reported this particular scam !!
A man walks into a shop and says he manages a newsagents, which is closing down.  He therefore has some cigarettes and alcohol, he is willing to sell very cheaply.  Several people place orders and get the cash – which they then hand over.  The man takes the money and disappears !!!
Please be on your guard – DON’T LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU !!!
30/6  Sunday 8.45 p.m.  Dog Show, Home Park.  Three men drove in in a car and stole a generator.
28/6  Friday 4.25 p.m.Riverside Station car Park.  The owner drove into the car park and wen to the ticket machine.  He looked round to see a man reaching into his car and removing a mobile phone.  The man saw he had been spotted and ran off hiding behind various cars.  He is described as white, early 20s, average build, 5’ 9’’, blonde hair, wearing a blue jacket, shirt carrying a bicycle plastic bag.  A white Google Pixel phone stolen.
28/6  Friday 1.30 a.m.  Stuart Way.  The owners of a car were asleep, when they were awoken by a noise outside.  The saw two offenders wearing hoodies, using an angle grinder.  In the morning they found the catalytic converter had been stolen.
24/6 – 28/6  Monday / Friday 9.30 a.m.  The Drive, Datchet.  House window smashed.. 
28/6  Friday 7.30 a.m. / 6.20 p.m.  New Road.  Burglary.  Tool marks found around the front door.  Untidy search of the house – jewellery stolen.  Electronic items ignored.
28/6  Friday  Midnight / 1.35 p.m.  Dive Centre, Station Road.  Fence panels damaged to gain access to lakes.
25/6 – 28/6  Tuesday 4 p.m. / Friday 4 p.m.  House window cracked.
29/6 – 30/6  Saturday 2.30 p.m. / Sunday 8 a.m.  Eton Close, Datchet.  Rear French doors damaged.  Glass completely crazed.
28/6  Friday 2.15 a.m.  The Worple, Wraysbury.  A car and van on a driveway, behind locked gates, entered and searched.  As the vehicles are behind locked gates, they are generally LEFT UNLOCKED.  An offender climbed over the gate.  They found the side door to the van open.  This was captured on CCTV.  The offender is seen walking to, opening the side door and looking inside, then tip toeing to the other car on the driveway.  He then goes to the garage door and tried the handle, but that was locked.  He then walks back to the gate and climbs over.  A Tom Tom stolen from the car and a drill from the van.  A neighbour checked their CCTV and has better footage of the man walking onto his driveway and trying the car door handles of their car – which fortunately WAS LOCKED and he walks off !
29/6 – 1/7  Sunday 7 p.m. / Monday 9 a.m.  The Embankment, Wraysbury.  Outboard motor stolen from a boat.  A Tohatsu 9.8 horsepower outboard.
1/7  Monday midnight / 1.50 p.m.  Staines road.  The owner disturbed a man stealing items from his car.  The man dropped a strimmer and leaf blower, jumped into a blue car and drove off.
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. 
Go to
and enter your postcode, to find your nearest scheme and join.  Or start one yourself in your street. If one is in existence, but not mapped, it will not show.
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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