On the beat… Henley Police Update


A house in Manor Wood Gate, Lower Shiplake was burgled overnight on the 15 September.  Offenders have entered through the rear garden via a side gate and forced a sash window with an unknown implement.  They have done an untidy search through drawers and stolen a laptop, camera, handbag and a crystal decanter.  Nothing was left at the scene by the offenders.

Between 8pm and 10.30pm on 21 September, a property in Badgemore Lane, was broken into.  Offender(s) gained entry via a rear door.  A laptop computer, ipad and cash were stolen.

Attempted Burglary

An attempt was made to gain entry to a property on 21 September in Watermans Road between 8.45am and 4.50pm. Offender(s) used a wheelie bin to climb over a garden fence, and attempted to gain entry to the house via rear patio doors.  No entry was gained and nothing was stolen.

House Windows Smashed

At around 2220 hours on 12 September a resident in Kings Road was watching TV.  She heard her name being called and then a sound which sounded like a balloon bursting.  On looking at the window she discovered a pane of glass broken. She then called the Police and on arrival they discovered a second pane of glass was damaged.

Damage to Vehicles

Overnight on the 12 September a VW Gold parked at Northfield End has had the driver’s side window completely smashed in using an unknown implement.  No obvious signs of entry to the vehicle.

At 2115 also on the 12 September a blue Honda CRV parked on a driveway in Kings Road had its window completely smashed.

A Mercedes also parked on Northfield End on the 13 September has had the rubber along the passenger door pulled back.

A white BMW 3 series was parked on Deanfield Road overnight on the 14 September.  The offenders have smashed the wing mirrors and dented the bonnet.

Between the 17 and 19 September a white Volkswagen Transporter Van which was parked on Mount View has been broken into and property stolen from it.

Handbag Stolen

A lady lost her handbag from a taxi she caught from her home in Leaver Road to Slimming World on 9 September. She did not realise it was missing until she was due to leave the Slimming World. She does not believe theft would have occurred at the club so assumes it happened in the taxi. She has contacted the taxi company who have advised her that no handbag was handed in. The taxi driver is described as an Asian male, 30 to 35 years old with long hair, clean shaven, wearing possibly a blue Oxford shirt with a collar.

If you have seen any suspicious looking people or vehicles or have any information relating to any of these crimes please call the police on 101.

Alternatively if you have information but wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online @ crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.





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