Thanks.

Our local beat officers would like to say a big thank you to two local residents for their quick thinking and actions.
The first for calling the police when seeing two males acting suspiciously in Loughborough Road, and the second who approached our local beat officers in Sibson Road with additional information.
Well done, your actions resulted in the arrest and charging of a male for attempted burglary.
It is hoped that more information about this incident will be available after it has been dealt with by the courts.

(Information from local beat officers)

Incident on Wanlip Lane.

On Thursday 5th July at approximately 9.15pm there was an incident on Wanlip Lane, close to the chicane near Lonslade School, which involved a Blue coloured Vauxhall car.  The car has been identified and the driver spoken to.
The police would like to know if anyone was in that area around that time and saw the vehicle travelling along Wanlip Lane, or anywhere else in the area around that time.  Please report any information by ringing 101, Leicestershire Constabulary non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officers)

Man charged with Attempted Burglary.

A 33-year-old man has been charged with attempted burglary of a house in Hill Rise, Birstall.
The incident is alleged to have occurred on Wednesday (July 4).
The accused was due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today.

Crime number: LC/03051/12-9

(Information from Leicestershire Constabulary)

We understand that the man was detained and arrested by our local officers Rich and Mark.

House Burglary – Johnson Road.

Sometime between Friday afternoon and Sunday afternoon, 22nd – 24th June, a house in Johnson Road (close to Loughborough Road), was burgled.
Were you in this area around this time, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by ringing 101, the Leicestershire Constabulary non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officers)

House Burglaries – Elmfield Avenue.

Overnight Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th June, two houses in Elmfield Avenue (between Walnut Avenue and Poplar Avenue) were burgled.  Mainly electrical equipment was stolen.
It is believed that another property in the same area, at present unoccupied, was also entered sometime over the weekend.
Were you in this area around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by ringing 101 the Leicestershire Constabulary non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officers)

Shop Burglary – Sibson Road.

Overnight on Thursday 21st/Friday 22nd June, a shop on Sibson Road (near to Wanlip Avenue) was broken into.  Access was gained by going over the roof at the rear from Wanlip Avenue.
If you saw or heard anything suspicious in the area, please report it on 101 (Leicestershire Constabulary non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer).

Distraction Burglary/Theft, Worcester Avenue.

On Tuesday 19th June a distraction burglary/theft took place at a house in the central part of Worcester Avenue.  The incident occurred during the afternoon and involved a female caller at the house who said she was conducting a survey.  It was later discovered that items were missing from the property.
Were you in this area around this time, did you see anyone calling at other houses or acting suspiciously?  Please report any information by ringing 101, Leicestershire Constabulary non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)

House Burglary – Wanlip Lane.

On Saturday 16th June at about 9.00-9.30pm, house in the middle section of Wanlip Lane was burgled.  The owner returned during the incident and 3 young looking males ran out and jumped into a silver mini in which the driver was sounding the horn as a warning .  The car sped off along Wanlip Lane in the direction of the Sibson Road roundabout.

Did you see or hear anything?  If you have any information, however minor, please ring 101 and follow the instructions to leave a message for DC 1551 Lilley.

(Information from local beat officer)

Distraction Burglary – Birstall Road

Distraction Burglary Saturday 16/06/12 about 13:00- 13:30 on Birstall Road near to Holt Road, an elderly lady was duped into letting a male into the property.  He said “a property down the road had just had a new bathroom fitted and he was checking water pressure in the area”, he was let in and then checked the taps then went outside to check drains and got the lady to turn taps on and off.  This is when his accomplice got into the house and searched the property.
A substantial amount of cash was taken.
The man is described as in his twenties with short ginger hair and possibly wearing a blue boiler suit.

Did you see or hear anything?  If you have any information, however minor, please ring 101 and folow the instructions to leave a message for DC 440 Frobisher.

(Information from local beat officer).