Burglary – Beechfield Avenue

Between Midnight and 6.50am on Saturday 12th March there was a burglary at a house on Beechfield Avenue ( close to Loughborough Road ).  An amount of money 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 none emergency number.

Crime No.  16000050824

(Information from local beat officer)

Lottery Scam

Some members have received letters in the post from Peoples Postcode Lottery advising that they have won hundreds of thousands of pounds and inviting them to begin their claims process by telephone.

This is a scam and should not be confused with The People’s Postcode Lottery that requires you to buy tickets like any other lottery.

JUST REMEMBER THAT YOU CANNOT WIN A LOTTERY YOU HAVE NOT ENTERED!

Burglary – Lawn Avenue

Between 6.00pm on Friday 29th and 9.00am on Saturday 30th January, a house in Lawn Avenue was burgled.  The property is currently in the process of being renovated and is unoccupied.  Entry was via the back door and power tools 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 – Allington Drive

Between 6.00pm on Thursday 21st and 6.15pm on Wednesday 27th January, a property on Allington Drive ( high numbers in the cul-de-sac ) was broken into.  Entry was gained by smashing a rear patio door and also a rear door into the house.  It is not known exactly what has been taken.

Were you in this area between 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 – Wanlip Lane

Between 7.45pm on Saturday 23rd and 5.00pm on Monday 25th January, a property on Wanlip Lane (close to Windmill Avenue) was burgled.  Entry was via an insecure rear door and a quantity of cash and some jewellery 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)

Attempted Burglary – Curzon Avenue

At 7.50pm on Monday 11th January there was an attempted burglary at a house on Curzon Avenue (between Park House Close and Kedleston Avenue).  The occupant was disturbed by someone trying to break in via the front door, they put the light on and the person made off.  Tool marks were later found on the door frame but no actual entry was gained.

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

(Information from local beat officer)

Burglaries – Keswick Close

On Friday 1st January between 1.00pm and 9.30pm, two properties in Keswick Close were burgled.  Entry in both cases was by forcing/breaking rear ground floor windows.

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 Watch member)

Lost Parrot

We have been contacted by a member who lives in the Blenheim Road area to ask us to publicise the fact that they have lost a pet parrot over the Christmas holiday.  The bird is an African Grey Parrot and is predominantly grey in colour with a red tail.

If you see or have any information about this lost bird, please report it to the Village Watch by dialling 2676397 and we will pass on the information to the owner.

(Information from a member via their local co-ordinator)

Burglary – Wanlip Lane

Between 7.00pm and 8.45pm on Friday 18th December a house on Wanlip Lane (close to Wanlip Avenue) was burgled.  Access to the property may have been via Wanlip Avenue.  Entry to the house was by smashing the glass in a rear patio door and using the key which was left in the lock.  Jewellery and cash is missing.

Were you in the area of Wanlip Lane / Wanlip Avenue around this time, did you hear or see anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

Burglary – Castlegate Avenue

On Wednesday 2nd December at 4.30am, a property on Castlegate Avenue (close to Ambergate Drive) was broken into.  Entry was gained via a rear patio door.  The occupant was woken when their dog barked, and the intruder, who was wearing dark clothing, ran out of the back door.  A small amount of cash was taken.

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

(Information from local beat officer).