Neighbourhood Police bulletin 14 January 2020

Phone Number: 07341680553
Email Address: info@phra.org.uk

Please report any crimes through one of the 3 ways below:

  • 101 (the non-emergency number for reporting crime;
  • www.met.police.uk and choose the Report tab; or
  • Croydon Police Station Front Office, which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

There seems to be a continuation of thieves targeting motor vehicles, smashing the passenger or driver’s side window, and opening the centre consul and glove compartments, searching the vehicle, I suspect for loose change, jewellery, or other small untraceable items. Please remember these important few things:

  • DO lock your car/other vehicle;
  • DO keep your central consul empty, and leave your glove compartment open;
  • DO put your car in the garage (if you have one/are able);
  • DO NOT leave anything of value, or anything anyone else may perceive as valuable, in the car/other vehicle; &
  • DO NOT leave any keys within reach of the letterbox/front door

 

Classification Location Date Time
Burglary – Victims came home from holiday and found a large amount of items had been stolen. Unknown how the suspect(s) entered, but believed they left via the conservatory as this glass was smashed. An untidy search of the Master Bedroom. Over 20 items of jewellery, totalling just under £10000 were stolen. Radcliffe Road 20/12/2019-05/01/2020 1130-1430
Attempted Theft From Motor Vehicle – Driver’s window had been smashed and believed suspect(s) may have lent in through the window and opened and searched the glove box and the central consul. Nothing stolen. Sandilands 02/01/2020-05/01/2020 0900-1300
Possession of Class B Amphetamine – Stopped and searched as was drinking alcohol, early in the morning, after being seen by 2 officers to enter the road. White powder found. Arrested on suspicion of Possession of Class A. Tested in custody, found to be Amphetamine. The suspect has now been charged with this offence. Upfield 07/01/2020 0530-0549
Theft From Motor Vehicle – Rear passenger window smashed, and various clothing items, had been stolen from the boot. Fairfield Road 10/01/2020 2020-2325

 

Regards,

 

Oliver White PCSO 7248SN