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This message is dated Monday 4th April 2022 - Ascot

Alert message sent 04/04/2022 14:51:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police


ONLY ONE CRIME TO REPORT OVER THE WEEKEND, A THEFT OF A LANDROVER SPORT FROM A DRIVEWAY - KEYLESS FOB ENTRY.

IF YOU HAVE A VALUABLE CAR – KEYLESS ENTRY – OF THE TYPE REGULARLY STOLEN – you must keep the fob in a Faraday pouch. 

NO BURGLARIES

AND

NO THEFT FROMS.


Keyless fobs, emit a signal continuously – hence you can walk up to your car, it will open and start.  That signal is no longer copied by thieves.  The thieves use a ‘Relay Booster’ device that boosts the signal from anywhere in the house to the car – which then opens and starts, to be driven away.  It only takes seconds.

The tracker system built into the car, is wired to the small aileron on the roof at the rear.  The thieves slice through the upholstery in the roof and cut the wire, making the car disappear from tracking systems.  If we do recover the car, the interior is severely damaged.


NEXT:  A nearly new project called STREETSAFE for you to use:

StreetSafe is a service for anyone, to anonymously tell us about public places where they have felt, or feel unsafe, because of environmental issues, e.g. street lighting, abandoned buildings, or vandalism and / or because of some behaviours, e.g. being followed or verbally abused:

https://streetsafetool.com/

Please note:'StreetSafe' is not, for reporting crime or incidents. If something has happened to you or someone you know (including in public spaces online) – you do that using the 101 number or online at:

www.https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/

It is anonymous and is always de-personalised, but assists us to gather the views of the public about how they feel about where they live.  It feeds into our intelligence and patrol plans.

IT IS THERE FOR YOU TO USE – PLEASE USE IT.

FINALLY:  YET ANOTHER SEXTORTION !


A man in his 30s was on a dating website, when he was contacted by an attractive young woman.  After talking for a while, she suggested they perform various intimate acts.  As soon this was done, the victim started to receive demands for 1,500 Euros, or they would send the footage to everyone in his personal address book.  He has now blocked all contact with that site and his email accounts.

IT SEEMS WE ARE NOT SPREADING THIS MESSAGE AS FAR AND WIDE AS NECESSARY

Please do not say, do write, text, photograph or video anything online or on a mobile phone that you would not be happy for your family, relatives, friends, neighbours, work colleagues or employers to see and watch.

Spread the message – this happens so frequently !

FROM RBWM:

New resident parking discount scheme goes live

Discounted parking has arrived for residents in the Royal Borough as the council’s exciting new scheme goes live from today (Monday 4 April) in six popular car parks. If you’re not already in the scheme, you can still apply now, completely free of charge, and join the thousands already set to save on parking.

You can apply online for your free, virtual permits, offering one hour’s free parking at Alma Road and Alexandra Gardens in Windsor, Grove Road and West Street in Maidenhead, Horton Road in Datchet, and Meadow Lane in Eton. Since the scheme opened for applications on 14 February, the council has received and approved more than 4,600 applications from residents gearing up to drive down their parking costs.
 
If you’ve already joined the scheme, from today you can start using your discounted sessions in your selected car parks, which can be activated either through the RingGo app or via landline or mobile phone using the automated voice service. Simply follow the instructions on the side of the car parking machines.

For more information and how to apply, visit www.RBWM.gov.uk/parking-discount You do not need to have a smart phone to apply for permits or to use the discounts.


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.

Alternatively you can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or email - www.crimestoppers-uk.org

ASCOT:
ascotNHPT@thamesvalley.police.uk
SUNNINGDALE:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.

SUNNINGHILL:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.

ASCOT & SOUTH ASCOT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.


NORTH ASCOT:
2/4  Saturday 5.30 a.m.  The Avenue.  Grey, Range Rover Sport stolen from outside a home.  The car has a Tracker system which was activated and it has been recovered by Norfolk Police, from Great Yarmouth.  The thieves had tried to disable the tracker system, but it was still operational.  Ref. No:  43220141838

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/

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Eyes, ears.....and Brain

Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.police.uk


NEWS UPDATE FROM NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH


A new year, a new logo, a new beginning

Why not start a new scheme in your street - A scheme is a group of members, usually in the same road or area, which has a coordinator to manage the scheme.
In the last week, we have had inquiries from various residents and we are delighted to announce that three new schemes are being set up.
There are many benefits to starting a scheme - awareness of types of crimes that affect our communities such as vehicle crime and advice on scams, access to CCTV,  for instance.

Neighbourhood Watch is not just about crime awareness though. It's about supporting communities and tackling issues within them like, loneliness and vulnerability.

Being aware of these issues will enable you to be proactive in your community to help those in our communities that need support.

Please contact us on contact@windsorascotnhwa.org.uk and we will be delighted to assist.
Valerie Pike, Chairman of Windsor & Ascot NHW Association. 

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

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