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Message from Slough police station,Tuesday 17 November.


Theft from vehicle incidents over the past weekend numbered 33 which ocurred in various parts of the town and resulted in a variety of different items being taken together with the damage caused.By way of this messaging service we have periodically given the advice never to leave any items on display when leaving vehicles parked up and left unattended.Can you please pass on this advice to all friends and neighbours and help reduce this high level of incidents.  

Burglary incidents:

15/11 Whittaker Rd,Britwell where a resident called the police in the early evening having witnessed youths climbing over a neighbouring fence.It was found that entry had been gained by forcing patio door of a local house and the police were able to disturb the offenders and arrests were subsequently made.
This is an excellent example where suspicious activity was seen and a call was made to the police,so please keep the calls coming - they are very valuable and important to us.

15/11 Upton Court Rd where overnight entry gained by offender climbing onto flat roof extension and then forcing 1st floor window before possibly being disturbed.

13/11 Seacourt Rd,Langley where entry gained by unknown means between 1.30-6pm but again possibly disturbed.

14/11 Langley Rd where between 5-6.30pm entry gained by forcing rear kitchen window possibly by using a garden tool taken from garage - a number of males had been seen running away from area - please ensure all tools and ladders are not left out unsecured where they could be used to assist an offender to gain entry to your home.

We've been advised that a Mrs Sally Floyd will be undertaken research work on behalf of Kantar Operations between now and 30th November primarily in the Rochford Gdns and Upton Lea areas of the town.
If you do happen to receive a visit,as always please ask for proof of ID if entry is requested to your home.

The following is a TVP press release recently sent out with regards a witness appeal:

Serious injury collision - Slough

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred in Slough on Saturday (14/11).

At around 6.35pm, a black Mercedes collided with a pedestrian on Wellington Street.

The pedestrian, a man in his 30's, was taken to Wexham Park hospital with serious injuries.

Sgt Grant Thomas, who is leading the investigation, said: "The road was very busy and there were other cars near the Mercedes at the time of the collision. The drivers and passengers of these cars are likely to have vital information, so I would urge them to come forward."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Emma Wallis at Taplow Roads Policing base via 0845 8 505 505. If you don't want to talk to police or leave your name, please contact the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.