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Latest News From Neighbourhood / Rural Watch – 05.04.15

Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team Report 18 – 05.04.15


This report from the Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team covers the wards of Snitterfield, Wellesbourne, Kineton and Burton Dassett.


The following incidents, for the period between 22.03.15 to 05.04.15, have been reported and the team are appealing for witnesses:


Wellesbourne – Barclays Bank

Damage – 23.03.15/109


ATM damaged, but still operable. Offenders probably disturbed.


Wellesbourne – Willett Gardens

Theft – 27.03.15/113


A male exited a yellow van and stole a desktop computer and two boxes of crockery from the back of a car that was being unloaded. The registration number was noted and the incident has been followed up by the police.


Wellesbourne – Whitehead Drive

Vehicle Crime – 30.03.15/142


A Landrover Defender, green, registration number DK02ORO was stolen at 12.26.


Wellesbourne – Ettington Close

Damage – 01.04.15/280


Offenders have painted a tag on two fence panels. Police visited to follow up the incident.


Ashorne – Farm location

Burglary – 02.04.15/104


Offender entered through unlocked back door, took vehicle keys from the kitchen work surface and stole the vehicle worth £30,000. The vehicle was recovered and police are investigating the crime.


Wellesbourne – Mountford Close

Burglary – 02.04.15/117


A Karcher pressure washer has been stolen from an unlocked garden shed. It is believed that the offender entered though a garden gate that leads to the allotments. House to house enquiries were carried out but were negative.


Wellesbourne – Dovehouse Drive

Damage – 04.04.15/341


Youths were seen running away from the post box. The front of the box had been opened and there were burn marks to some of the post. The letters were reposted.


Lighthouse Filling Station

Burglary – 23.03.15/027


Entry was made through rear of the building and there has been substantial damage to wall panels. This appears to be a burglary with intent and it is not yet known what has been taken.


Kineton – Park Piece

Damage – 23.03.15/096


A vehicle has been scratched down the whole of the driver’s side of the vehicle, which was parked for a local event.


Gaydon – Banbury Road

Vehicle crime – 31.03.15/065


150l of petrol has been siphoned from one vehicle and 50l from another. The vehicles were parked secured in a yard.


Morton Morrell – Deerpark Drive

Vehicle crime – 31.03.15/231


A Lambretta scooter, worth £7000 was stolen after the owner had broken down on the Fosseway. The scooter was secured by the steering lock and the owner had the keys with him. The scooter has the number 69 on both rear panels and the front mudguard is chromed. Registration number is AUE862S.



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C7678 Barry Saunders

Police Support Volunteer

Stratford Police Station

Warwickshire Police