Local Security Issues Police contact: 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Spate of local Burglaries – Dec 2017 A six-day spree of break-ins and thefts in Lickey, Barnt Green and Cofton Hackett have resulted in ongoing police investigations.
This is several levels in seriousness up from the shed thefts reported below. We should all be more vigilant, particularly at this time of year with Christmas presents often visible from windows – more information supplied by the Bromsgrove Standard can be found HERE.
Anyone with information should call the police immediately.
There is a spate of theft where power tools and gardening equipment are being targeted in the Lickey, Cofton Hackett and Rednal areas.
Fences have been cut, doors forced and padlocks broken to gain entrance. Monument Lane, Kendal Drive and Kendal End Road have recently been hit.
Witnesses or anyone with any information should contact the police.
‘Nottingham Knockers’ – criminals in area
Individuals known as the ‘Nottingham Knockers’ are an organised travelling band of known criminals who have numerous convictions mostly for burglary, theft, violence and sexual offences. They target homes of the elderly and the vulnerable aggressively selling inferior household products such as cloths and dusters then threaten when refused leaving the resident feeling intimated, scared and distressed.
Anyone selling door to door MUST produce a pedlars licence valid for a 12 month period issued by the Chief Constable.
Please contact the police if you or a neighbour is approached.