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This message is dated Monday 13th January 2020 - Windsor

Alert message sent 13/01/2020 15:48:00

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This message is dated Monday 13th January 2020 for Windsor.
 
FIRST:  YET ANOTHER COURIER FRAUD - THIS TIME IN DATCHET:
 
A relative, reported that her elderly father had received a telephone call from a man, saying he was 'PC Eric Cole' from the police.  He was told to verify that the call was genuine, by putting the phone down and dialling 999 and then asking for him.  This he did, but of course the Fraudster did not terminate the call, but handed the receiver over to an accomplice who acted as the emergency telephonist.  When the victim, put the phone down to redial 999, the call was still connected.
 
‘PC Cole’ explained that there had been some fraudulent use of his credit cards.  He would cancel them for him.  Details were passed over and ‘PC Cole’ said he would send a courier to collect them.  Would he please put them in an envelope and hand them to the courier, which he would organise for Monday 13th between 10 a.m. / 12 noon.
 
The victim, told the relative what was happening.  She explained it was a scam and called the police.  PCSO Les Bradfield has just come back from being with the victim - will be with the victim this morning in case the Courier arrives.
 
Please let everyone you know how this works and if they get a call from the police to say there has been fraud on their cards, to contact someone they trust before taking any action.
 
DON’T LET IT BE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW.
 
 
CRIME:
WINDSOR:
CENTRAL WINDSOR:

windsorcentralnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
10/1  Friday 12.55 p.m. / 1.30 p.m.  Leisure Pool Car Park.  Car badly keyed.
12/1  Sunday 3.15 p.m.  Tesco’s car park, Clarence Road. Car tyres slashed.  This was captured on CCTV.
10/1  Friday 9 a.m. / 2.30 p.m.  Home Park, Romney Lock.  Catalytic converter stolen from under a Honda Civic.
11/1  Saturday 3.30 p.m. / 4.30 p.m.  Vansittart Estate.  Car driver’s window smashed - Louise Vuitton holdall containing, LAPTOP, Mobile Phone and keys stolen.
 
ETON & ETON WICK:
10/1  Friday 2.30 p.m. / 3.30 p.m.  Eton Square, Eton.  Locked up bike stolen from the street.  A Passhley man’s bike.
 
WINDSOR WEST
windsorwestnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
CLEWER, DEDWORTH & OAKLEY GREEN:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
CLEWER EAST & PARK:

10/1  Friday 4 p.m. / 10.10 p.m.  Clewer Avenue.  Burglary.  The owner returned to find that she had been burgled.  Entry had been gained through forced rear patio doors.  Untidy search jewellery stolen.  When patio doors are replaced after a burglary, we recommend the galls is laminate, not just toughened.  It costs a little more, but cannot easily be smashed.
 
WINDSOR EAST
windsoreastnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
DATCHET, HORTON & WRAYSBURY:
10/1 - 12/1  Friday 12 noon / Sunday 10.30 a.m.  High Street, Datchet.  Car rear driver’s side rear window smashed. - Vandalism
10/1 - 12/1  Friday 11.30 a.m. / Sunday 12 noon.  Wraysbury Road, Wraysbury.  Car rear passenger window smashed - Vandalism.
11/1  Saturday 6.30 p.m. / 8.40 p.m.  Ruscombe Gardens  Car rear passenger window smashed bag left on display stolen.
 
OLD WINDSOR:
12/1  Sunday 8.45 a.m. St. Luke’s Road.  Attempted burglary.  The owner found tool marks around the frame of rear French doors.  No entry gained and nothing stolen.
 
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/
 
follow us on Facebook:
 
https://www.facebook.com/TVPWindsorandMaidenhead
 
Eyes, ears.....and Brain
 
Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

 
“The Windsor & Ascot Neighbourhood Watch Association‘s aim is to encourage participation in NHW in the Windsor & Ascot parish areas, with a particular focus on increasing safety for residents, preventing scams, fraud and cybercrime, and assisting our elderly and vulnerable neighbours.  
 
The Neighbourhood Policing Team areas covered by the W&A NHW Association are: Windsor Central (Windsor Inner, Eton & Eton Wick), Windsor West (The Clewers, Dedworth, Oakley Green), Windsor East (Old Windsor, Datchet, Horton, Wraysbury) and Ascot (Ascot, Sunningdale and Sunninghill).
 
The Association also has a Facebook page: www.fb.me/WindsorAscotNHW which you can Like and Follow to keep track of local NHW news.
Residents of these areas are encouraged to join the Windsor & Ascot NHW Association by signing up on www.ourwatch.org.uk, using their postcodes to find the most appropriate NHW scheme to become a member of. 
For more information please contact the Multi-Scheme Administrator for Windsor & Ascot
NHW, Paul Ghent at WindsorAscotNHW@gmail.com”
 
Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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