On the Beat… Henley Police Update

The Henley Neighbourhood Police team continue to work with licensing carrying out random drug swabbing at pubs and restaurants throughout the Henley area.

Early on Saturday 4 August, a male wearing pyjamas and nothing on his feet, was found by a member of the public in Vicarage Road walking towards the town centre. The team were able to identify him and contact his family before they realised he was missing.

Knife Surrender Bin at Abingdon Police Station
Operation Sceptre is a campaign to raise awareness of knife crime that is running from the 18–25 September. Thames Valley Police will be visiting some of the schools in the area to talk to the children about the dangers of knives. There will be a surrender bin at the front counter at Abingdon police station during this week where you can safely dispose of any unwanted knives.

Community Forum
On 13 August a second Henley & District Area Forum was held at Henley Town Hall.  Representatives from TVP, SOHA housing, Henley Town Council and Goring, Whitchurch, Swyncombe, Nettlebed, South Stoke, Kidmore End and Woodcote Parish Councils were all in attendance.  This was an opportunity to freely discuss key concerns and improve communication.

Have Your Say Meetings
Thursday 20th September at 11.00am in Market Place, Henley
Sunday 23 September 4.00-5.00pm at Gillotts Sports Centre
Saturday 29th September at 11.00am at Shiplake Corner Shop

Contacting and reporting crimes online
Did you know that you can now get in touch with us online as well as by calling 101? Please visit www.thamesvalley.police.uk where you can:

  • Provide more information or request an update on a crime report
  • Tell us if you recognise a face or description from one of our witness appeals
  • Contact an officer or department directly, for example our Fixed Penalty Support Unit. This also helps you reach an officer or PCSO who may be working unsociable hours.

You can also use our new online reporting form on our Website to report any type of crime, traffic collisions involving an injury, a missing person and anti-social behaviour. If you click on the REPORT link it opens up a form which takes you through all the questions that you would be asked if you called 101 and is picked up by our dedicated team in the Contact Centre.

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