Henley Crime Report
This crime summary is a look at the crimes of public interest that occurred on the Henley, Snitterfield and Tanworth policing area over the last 14 days. We do not as normal practice include crimes of shoplifting, bilking, domestic violence or fraud.
Some time before 15:25 hours on Wednesday 23rd March unknown offender/s have forded the rear doors of a property on Tithe Barn Lane, Hockley Heath. It is not known at present if any property has been stolen.
Incident number 338 0f 23rd March refers
At approximately 03:05 hours on Monday 28th March unknown offender/s have entered the rear conservatory of a house on Mayswood Road, Wootton Wawen. The offender/s have then climbed through an open window into the bathroom and made their way through to the Kitchen area. Offender/s have then taken keys for both a Toyota Hilux and VW Polo along with a wallet from within. Offender/s have then made off from the scene in the Toyota Hilux motor vehicle, leaving behind the VW Polo keys and wallet.
Incident number 83 of the 28th March refers
At approximately 22:34 hours on Monday 4th March an elderly lady has reported three unknown male youths, in their late teens, at her address in Malthouse Lane, Earlswood. The Offender/s, who were armed with sticks, asked for keys and took jewellery from within.
Incident number 716 of 4th April refers
BURGLARY COMMERCIAL AND OTHER BUILDING
Between 18:00 hours on Wednesday 23rd March and 11:00 hours on Thursday 24th March unknown offender/s have gained entry to the rear garden of a house on Malthouse Lane, Earlswood. Offender/s have then forced the lock on a secured garden shed and stolen a Blue road racing bicycle from within.
Incident number 173 of 24th March refers
At approximately 04:45 hours on Sunday 27th March unknown offender/s have entered Henley in Arden Auction sales by smashing a hole in a side wall. It is unknown at present what property has been stolen.
Incident number 104 of 27th March refers
Sometime before 08:00 hours on Friday 18th March unknown offender/s have stolen both registration plates from a Fiat Punto motor vehicle parked secure and unattended in Earlswood.
Incident number 199 of 18th March refers
Sometime before 08:30 hours on Friday 18th March unknown offender/s have stolen the front registration plate from a Peugeot motor vehicle parked secure and unattended on The Common, Earlswood.
Incident number 130 of 18th March refers
Between 15:00 hours and 20:15 hours on Saturday 19th March unknown offender/s have forced the drivers door lock of a Peugeot 406 parked secure and unattended in Wootton Wawen. Offender/s have stolen a number of CD’s and a jacket from within.
Incident number 235 of 19th March refers
Between 21:00 hours on Monday 21st March and 05:45 hours on Tuesday 22nd March unknown offender/s have smashed the window of a Landrover Discovery parked secure and unattended on St. Marys Close, Henley. It is unknown at present if any property has been stolen.
Incident number 49 of 22nd March refers
At approximately 20:25 hours on Wednesday 23rd March unknown offender/s have gained entry to a motor vehicle parked secure and unattended in Bearley Cross, Wootton Wawen. Offender/s have stolen golf clubs and a laptop computer from within. Offender/s made off in a Ford Fiesta motor vehicle.
Incident number 610 of 23rd March refers
Between 21:00 hours and 22:45 hours on Sunday 27th March unknown offender/s have removed the rubber seal from the rear nearside door window from a vehicle parked secure and unattended on Oaktree Close, Bearley. No property was stolen from within.
Incident number 594 of 27th March refers
Between 12:45 hours and 13:45 hours on Monday 4th April unknown offender/s have forced the door lock of on VW Golf parked secure and unattended on The Green, Tanworth. No property has been stolen from within.
Incident number 297 of 4th April refers
OTHER INCIDENTS OF INTEREST/SIGHTINGS
HSBC bank at Henley appears to have had a card reader device fitted to its ATM. The caller also reports two males in a near by car with a sleeping bag.
At approximately 14:20 hours on Wednesday 23rd March a suspicious looking male was seen walking up the callers drive on Nuthurst Lane, Hockley Heath. When the male realised someone was home he asked for directions to Earlswood. The male was described as between 16 and 20 years of age, shaved black hair, wearing a grey tracksuit.
SOMETHING TO SHOUT ABOUT - NEW INSPECTOR COMES TO TOWN
Naveed Malik has now taken over as Alcester Sector Inspector following Inspector Tim Bailys relocation to Police Headquarters. Leek Wottoon.
Inspector Malik has been with the Warwickshire Police Force for 16 years, 14 of which have been spent within CID at Leamington Spa. “I’m looking forward to meeting everyone within the community and being able to work together with you all to reduce crime and the fear of crime, helping to make Warwickshire the safest place to be,” Said Inspector Naveed Malik.
Three males were arrested last week following a number of auto crimes in the Earlswood area. The arrest was made as a result of sightings of the three males acting suspiciously near to a secured and unattended motor vehicle. The offenders were stopped and arrested by Police as the offenders made off from the scene in another motor vehicle.
Following their arrest a series of car and house searches were conducted by the Police and a number of property items were discovered relating to dwelling burglaries on The Common, Earlswood. Several victims have since identified their stolen property.
The three males have been released on bail following further Police enquiries.
If you have any information or have witnessed the above incidents, please can you contact Alcester Police on 01789 762207.