On The Beat… Henley Police Update

TVPlogoEight More House Burglaries in Henley

A property on Kings Rd was broken into between the 30-31 October and a laptop and its charger were stolen. Due to damage to properties’ rear window, it is suspected that this was the unknown offenders means of entry.

Knappe Close property looted by unknown offender between the 18-31 October, with all furniture messily raided. Unknown offender gained access to property by scaling rear garden fence and then smashing french window pane. As yet only some stolen property has been identified with further items to be established.

On the 29 October between 16.45 and 19.10pm, a property on Perseverance Hill in Harpsden, was broken into by unknown offender who removed a door from hinges in order to gain access. A laptop and Kindle were stolen.

Between 8.30am on Tuesday 5 November and 4.15pm on Wednesday 6 November a property in West Street was burgled.  Offender(s) have forced a rear kitchen window; items stolen include two Ipads and cash.

On Monday 4 November between 9am and 5.30pm a property in Greys Road was burgled.  Offender(s) entered via a side door. Items stolen include jewellery and currency.

On Friday 8 November between 6am and 8.15pm a property in Kings Road was burgled. Offender(s) have smashed a conservatory window to gain entry; it is believed offender(s) may have been disturbed, nothing stolen

On Sunday 10 November between 5pm and 7.40pm a property in Meadow Close was burgled.  Offender(s) gained entry via an insecure door and stole a wallet and keys.

Between Tuesday 5 and Sunday 11 November a property in Milton Close has been burgled. Offender(s) smashed a glass door to gain entry; nothing appears stolen at this time.

Attempted Credit Card Fraud

A card skimming device attached to the Nat West ATM machine was discovered by the Manager at Market Place branch 0n 30 October. Information from 10 cards was retained by the scanner but no money was removed as device was discovered before offender was able to return.

Stolen Bicycles

Bicycle stolen by unknown offender from a secure shed at property on Kings Rd Henley between the 19 October and 2  November. Offender gained access to the shed through force using a crowbar or similar implement.

Bicycle stolen from Hamilton Avenue, Henley, after rider was forced to dismount due to flat tyre and chained bike to lamp post with the intention of collecting the bike later on. Offence occurred between the 25-26 October.

Between the 31 October and 2 November an offender gained access to a shed at Countess Gardens, Bell Street Henley, by ripping off its lock latch. In order to remove bicycles from the shed, the unknown offender deposited the shed’s tools down the side of the shed. The four bicycles, which are worth a total of £2,000, were chained together and so it is suspected that a vehicle was used in order to carry out the act.

Shoplifting in Town

On the 29th of October between 14.36 and 14.42 pm, a female and male assailant stole a pair of jeans and a jacket from M&CO on Bell Street. The female, who was noted to be acting suspiciously upon entering the store, was about 30 years old, black and standing at 5′ 6″. She was wearing a red coat with jeans and UGG style boots and had mid length dark, straight hair. The older male assailant was white and was 5’7″ tall, and wore jeans and a large jacket. CCTV footage shows the female hiding the jacket in her bag and testing the shop’s security alarm with the jeans. The female made off with the the male as the alarm went off.

Please be extra vigilant. If you have seen any suspicious looking people or vehicles in the area or have any information relating to this message please call the police on 101.

Alternatively if you have information but wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online @crimestoppers-uk.org.  No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.