Shirley North Safer Neighbourhood Team Update – February 2022

Here is the weekly update for crimes that have occurred during February 2022.

Unfortunately vehicle crime is one of the main issues this month. The team will be carrying out more patrols in key areas. We will continue to patrol the ward as usual.

In case of an emergency, please do not hesitate to call 999. Let’s try and be vigilant and lookout for each other.

Please report anything you believe to be suspicious.

Recent Crimes

Location Classification Date & Time
Long Lane Criminal Damage
The victim has had a window smashed. Unfortunately no CCTV was available to capture a Suspect. (CCTV plays a vital role in identifying suspects but can also make them think twice about approaching a property that has some form of cameras.)
22:00 – 06:00
Shirley Avenue Theft from Motor Vehicle
Overnight suspects have stolen rear number plates.
19:00 – 07:00
Bywood Avenue Theft from Motor vehicle
Victim believes that she dropped her keys and the suspect has opened the car and gone through the property within the vehicle.
14:30 – 14:39
Watlings Close Vehicle interference
Victim has caught a suspect on CCTV trying multiple door handles on vehicles. Unfortunately the suspect was able to gain access to the victim’s vehicle and rummaged through but didn’t end up taking anything. (Please always double check that the vehicle has been locked.)
02:30 – 02:40
Stroud Green Way Robbery
Victim was walking home and was approached by 2 males. The suspects sprayed an unidentified liquid in the victims face and stole the victim’s phone and roughly £100.
Wickham Road Burglary
Victim arrived home to find that the property had been broken into through the back door of the property. The house has been rummaged and jewellery was unfortunately stolen.
Wickham Road Theft from motor vehicle
Suspect has smashed the victim’s car window and stolen a laptop from the vehicle. (It’s vital to not leave any property inside a vehicle.)
Shirley Avenue Theft from Motor vehicle
Suspects have stolen the victim’s catalytic converter.
22:35 – 22:40
Edgewood Green Theft from Motor vehicle
Four suspects wearing balaclavas were seen taking a catalytic convertor from the victim’s vehicle.
Long Lane Attempted Burglary
Unknown suspect has gained entry to a wooden shed located in victim’s rear garden. Nothing stolen as nothing of value kept inside due to previous Burglary the week before.
00:01 – 10.00
Wickham Road Theft of Motor Vehicle
Victim has reported that his car has been stolen from the street outside his home overnight by means unknown as he has the only key for the vehicle.
19:00 – 08.00
Firsby Avenue Theft of Motor Vehicle
The victim has had a Land Rover vehicle taken from the driveway.
(Unknown Time)
Orchard Way Theft from Motor Vehicle
The suspects have stolen the catalytic converter from the victim’s vehicle.
The Glade Weapons
A member of the public reported to police that a male had been seen with a knife. Police detained the suspect once on scene.
Shirley Road Theft
White Mercedes drives off from petrol station without paying.

Please do not leave any valuables in your vehicles when left unattended and report anything you feel is suspicious.

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