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This message is dated Wednesday 26th August - Maidenhead

Alert message sent 26/08/2020 21:17:00

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This message is dated Wednesday 26th August 2020 for Maidenhead.
 
JUST TO BE AWARE:

 
24/8 - 25/8  Monday 10 a.m. / Tuesday 6 a.m.  Ascot.  A Land Rover Defender 300 T from 1994, has had parts stripped from it, including headlights, radiator guard, front grills and indicators.  Fixing bits etc. left in the road.  Sometimes older cars, are used as a source for parts, which may be difficult to obtain.  If you do have an older car, please take additional precautions at this time.
 
CRIME
 
I have attached reference numbers to each crime report. If you live in the vicinity of any of the crimes mentioned and have CCTV or a video doorbell, can you please check the footage. If you have any that might be of interest to the police, can you please make contact with us, quoting reference number given.
 
 
I have added a new email address below.  The first email address is directly to your local Neighbourhood Team.  The second is to our investigation team.  Please use it to send any intelligence / video doorbell / CCTV footage you may have, which is relevant to any of the crimes lists below - quoting the reference number.
 
Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email - www.crimestoppers-uk.org
 
 
MAIDENHEAD CENTRAL:
maidenheadcentralgeographical@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
SR.windsor&maidenhead@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
24/8  Monday 4.30 p.m.  Albert Street.  An offender has cut a chain and padlock on exterior gates.  He then entered the building but shortly after made off.  He is described White, about 25, 5’ 7’’, broad shoulders, wearing light grey jogging bottoms, a dark blue puffa jacket and a base ball cap.  Ref. No:  43200264835
25/8  Tuesday 3.45 p.m.  Station Car Park, bike racks.  Locked up bike stolen.  A dark grey, Boardman 8.9, hybrid bike.  Ref. No:  43200266024
25/8  Tuesday 7.30 p.m.  Crown Lane.  Bike stolen.  A matt black, Carrara bike.  Ref. No:  43200266246
 
RIVERSIDE & BELMONT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
MAIDENHEAD WEST

maidenheadwestgeographical@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
SR.windsor&maidenhead@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
BISHAM, COOKHAM, HURLEY, THE WALTHAMS, LITTLEWICK GREEN & KNOWL HILL:
4/8 - 25/8  Church, Church Lane, Bisham.  Attempted break in to rear church door.  No entry gained and nothing stolen.  Ref. No:4300266127
25/8 - 26/8  Tuesday6.45 p.m. / Wednesday 8.30 a.m.  Lower Road, Cookham.  Car stolen from conference centre car park.  Broken glass found in the car park.  A green, Land Rover Defender, index HJ ** VUX.  Ref. No:  43200266709
 
PINKNEYS GREEN & FURZE PLATT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
MAIDENHEAD SOUTH

maidenheadsouthgeographical@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
SR.windsor&maidenhead@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
BOYN HILL, COX GREEN & WOODLANDS PARK:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
OLDFIELD, BRAY & HOLYPORT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.

 
 
MEMBERS’ COMMENTS:-
 
FIRST:  An email sent to Brian, supposedly from the DVLA, confirming his application to register his car as SORN and offering a refund on the current car tax !
 
If you place your curser over the LINK - you will see where any email would actually go.  In this case - it is not to the DVLA - but an email address in Belize !!!
 
Always do that, as your first step, to see if an email is genuine.  If you use the curser and can see the email will go to the DVLA, at a site which is secure - in which case, the address should start with ‘https’ - the s on the end, means it is a secure site.  If it is just ‘http’, it is not secure and if it is supposed to be a bank, government site or large real organisation - it won’t be genuine !
 
If you get one of these, don’t click on the link to cancel the email or find out more - it is fake email - bin it !

NEXT:  From ‘B’,
 
I received a letter to my Wife, who has been deceased, since 2005.
 
The letter is from a company claiming that underground electric cables cross the garden at my address.
 
They say, they will obtain from the Electricity[PJ1]  company, an rental agreement for 15 years and I will receive the sum of £150.
 
The electricity company they mention, after some checks, does not seem to exist.  My property was built in 1963 and this has never been mentioned before!
I think it is a scam. I have not responded and will shred it.
 
Have heard of this ?.
 
I haven’t - has anyone else out there received anything similar ???
 
NEXT:  ‘K’ has received a letter from an Italian Lottery - addressed to her as Lucky Winner !
 
Hi Jeff,
 
I have just received a flyer through the post from an Italian Lottery company.  Apart from the fact I’ve never bought a lottery ticket from these people, it’s addressed to “Lucky Winner”.
 
I doubt such a genuine big win would be addressed like that.
 
Sorry - if you get one of these - just bin it.  If you don’t enter - you cannot win !!!
 
 
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

 
NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH   June 2020

The Maidenhead Police Area NHW Association continues to flourish and is making great strides in reactivating and expanding Neighbourhood Watch within the town and its surrounding areas. Many new schemes have been established over the past year and, thanks to a number of new active Coordinators and despite lockdown,  Neighbourhood Watch in Maidenhead has continued to be active during these past months and a number of new schemes have been started and others expanded.  Areas which may not have been fully covered in the past but now are, or are much improved, include:-   Calders Close, Grosvenor Drive, Ray Park Avenue, Somerford Close, Brampton Ct, In the Ray, Leighton Gardens, Camperdown, Addison Ct, Ray Mill Road East, The Pagoda, Grant Lane, Clappers Meadow, Boulters Ct, Boulters Lane, Boulters Gardens, Lower Cookham Road (A4094) (Between boulters lock and boulters carpark), Boulters Island, Horton Close, Waltham St Lawrence Parish, The Paddock, St Margaret’s Road, Lees Close,  and others.
Residents within these scheme areas can now benefit from the new initiatives being introduced by Neighbourhood Watch and Thames Valley Police.
 
To search for your nearest NHW scheme, or to set up a new scheme, visit www.ourwatch.org.uk and enter your postcode.
 
If you have any questions relating to Neighbourhood Watch please contact the Maidenhead Multi-Scheme Administrator, John Diack at johndiack@hotmail.com.


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Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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