Crime Update

Morning all. Report from Gloucs Neighbourhood Watch

Burglaries in Dumbleton, Wormington & Greet – early Dec.

An isolated house on Beckford Road in Dumbleton was entered at about 2am on the morning of 8th December. The owner heard noises and disturbed two intruders in the house who fled as soon as they were discovered. The offenders had attempted to remove items such as car keys by poking a stick through the letter box. They then gained entry through a window. A set of car keys and a bank card was stolen by the thieves before they fled. Police incident number 54 of 8th December refers

Also the same day at about 6.10pm a person returning home was pushed out of the way by two persons inside her home in Wormington. They drove off at haste in an unknown vehicle. The offenders entered by smashing a front window and made an untidy search, but nothing appears missing. The only description available is that both offenders wore black or dark coloured hoodies. Police incident number 373 of 10th December refers.

A house off Becketts Lane in Greet was entered on 10th December by smashing the rear patio doors sometime between 7.30am and 6pm. The house was searched and jewellery and a ladies bag was stolen. Police incident number 376 of 10th December refers

Please try to leave your home with a light, radio or simulated TV unit attached to a timer switch so that it appears there is someone at home. Homes that look occupied are far less likely to suffer burglary.

If you have any information regarding these crimes please report it to the police by calling 101, alternatively you can pass the information via this link…/tell-us-about-somet… and quote the police incident numbers given above.

Please report suspicious activity straight away and if you believe a crime is being committed then dial 999. You can report information regarding criminal activity anonymously to Crime Stoppers by ringing 0800 555111.

This is the end of the message

Message Sent By
Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)


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