Burglary – Woodgate Drive

Between Saturday 31st March and Monday 9th April, a house on Woodgate Drive (close to the junction with Queensgate Drive) was broken into.  Entry was by smashing the glass in a side door and items of jewellery were stolen.

Were you in this area during these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Burglary and Attempted Burglary

On Sunday 1st April a house on Curzon Avenue ( high numbers close to junction with Roman Road), was broken into between midnight and 3.00am.  Entry was via an insecure door and a bike and a games console were taken.

Overnight on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April, at a house on Rectory Road, Wanlip an attempt was made to force open a rear ground floor window.  No entry was gained and nothing stolen.

Were you in either of these areas around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

March Beat News

The March Beat News is now available to read on our website.

Unfortunately, because of a change in policy countywide, the Police are no longer including the detailed Crime Figures that we have received in the past.

Please follow this link:

www.villagewatch.co.uk/?page_id=2305

or Copy and Paste it into your browser.

Birstall Burglary

Between 7.00pm on Friday 23rd March and 9.00am on Saturday 24th, a house on Park Road ( in the low numbers section just before the junction with Walker Road) was broken into.  Entry was by forcing a rear ground floor window.  It is not known at present what property was taken.

Were you in this area around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Birstall Burglaries (2)

On Friday 23rd March a house on Whiles Lane (facing the canal) was burgled.  At 11.30am two males were seen leaving the property by a neighbour walking her dog and they called the police.  The suspects made off on bikes along the towpath onto Watermead Park in the direction of Meadow Lane.  Entry was by smashing the glass in a side door, it is believed that jewellery was stolen.

Also on Friday 23rd between 8.00am and 4.15pm, a house on Stonehill Avenue (close to Hannah Parade) was burgled.  Entry was by forcing rear patio doors and jewellery and small electrical items were stolen.

Were you in either of these areas (or maybe walking in Watermead Park) around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from beat officer)

Attempted Burglary

Between Friday 9th and Friday 16th March an attempt was made to break into a house in Kent Avenue, Birstall by forcing a front ground floor window.  No entry was gained.

If you were in this area and saw anything suspicious, please report it by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Burglary – Denegate Avenue

On Wednesday 7th March, a house on Denegate Avenue (close to Ryegate Crescent) was broken into.  It occurred between 2.30pm and 5.15pm and entry was gained by smashing a rear kitchen window.  Cash, a bike and items of jewellery were taken.

Were you in this area around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Burglary & Attempted Burglary

Between 5.00pm and 8.00pm on Friday 9th February, a house in Tempest Road was burgled.  Entry was via a rear kitchen window and a quantity of cash was stolen.

We have also had report of an attempted burglary of a house on Birstall Road (close to the village centre/triangle area).  There is damage to the rear fence of the property and footprints on the rear door suggesting an attempt to kick it open, but no entry was gained.  This is believed to have occurred between 2.00am on Thursday 8th and 1.00pm on Friday 9th February.

Were you in either of these areas around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Suspicious Vehicle / Rogue Traders

Grey box van with red writing on the side   ULTIMM

Registration number   YJ63TPF

The vehicle was involved in a fraud in Shepshed where the 88yr old victim was quoted £15 for a couple of loose roof slates and then charged £2,450.00.  The vehicle has since been seen around the Kenilworth Road area of Loughborough, no doubt looking for another victim.

(Information from local beat officer)