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Blythe Crime update.


Dear Resident,

Here are the reported crimes on Blythe.

Blythe: Sunday 26th November 2023 – Monday 4th December 2023

Please do not leave your property in darkness if you go out. Leave a light(s) on.

Burglaries

There has been one burglary reported.

2/12/23 at 0215am on Boscobel Road Cheswick Green. Offenders entered through a side gate then lock snapped a side door entering the property. Two sets of BMW car keys along with the vehicles were stolen. One BMW was recovered in Hall Green having collided with a tree and catching fire. Offenders made off in another vehicle possible a Nissan Qashqai.

Theft of vehicles.

There have been three vehicles stolen.

26/11/23 at 8.09pm on Norton Lane.  A white Hyundai 130N stolen without keys.

28/11/23 at 4.47pm on Cleobury Lane. A delivery van was stolen, the keys were with the van. The offenders were in a grey coloured vehicle.

1/12/23 at 00.15am on Meerhill Avenue Monkspath. A ford Fiesta was stolen without keys.

A big Thank you to all the Street Watch and Neighbourhood Watch Volunteers keeping our Communities safer.

Please consider a good steering lock for your vehicles, and check that your vehicle is locked before you walk away from it.

Please consider anti-snap locks to all outside doors. Look for at least 3 stars and the Kitemark when purchasing them. Lock ladders away securely.

Pickpockets and purse dippers are active in the town centre. Always make sure handbags are zipped up, never leave your handbag or purse unattended on a shopping trolley, pushchair or wheelchair. Always be aware of your surroundings and the people around you when withdrawing cash. A simple tactic against this type of crime is to attach small bells to your purse so that they jingle when purses are being moved.

Tamper proof screws for number plates are a good idea to protect number plates from being stolen.

If you use a bike to get out and about think about the lock that you secure it with. A D lock is one such lock. Simple chains can be cut through in seconds.

Please consider a good quality lock for your bike. A d lock is one such type of lock.

Please take 5 mins to read about ways you can prevent burglary and vehicle theft Residential burglary | Your Options | West Midlands Police (west-midlands.police.uk)

Theft of motor vehicle | Your Options | West Midlands Police (west-midlands.police.uk)

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Kind Regards,

Roland Tabb

PCSO 30966

St. Alphege NPT


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