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Police warning after burglaries in Hart and Camberley

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Police warning after burglaries in Hart and Camberley

Published at 5:22pm 11th May 2020. (Updated at 7:37am 12th May 2020)

Residents in the Hart district and in Camberley are being urged to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries. 

Properties were broken into overnight between 3 May and 6 May. 

The areas targeted were: 

• St Cross, Crondall 
• Bowling Alley, Crondall 
• Green Lane, Camberley 
• Crownfields, Hook 

Neighbourhood Inspector Jen Lovegrove said the police take these incidents extremely seriously:

“We will be conducting extra patrols around the district both during the day and overnight.

“We would ask residents if they see any vehicles or people acting suspiciously to report it to us immediately by calling 101.

“Please also consider crime prevention advice such as fitting secure locks and security measures such as alarms, CCTV and security lighting."

In one incident, suspects forced their way into the property via the back doors, taken two sets of vehicle keys from the kitchen before accessing an adjacent workshop. 

The following items were taken: 

  • Gardening tools
  • Including a Stihl chainsaw
  • Two hedge trimmers
  • Strimmer and blower were stolen before
  • Two vans- a silver VW Caddy and a dark grey Ford Transit that has been converted into a camper, were taken from the driveway

In another incident, suspects have forced open a detached garage at a property and stolen:

  • A Honda XR400R off-road motorcycle
  • Power tools
  • Including a Stihl chainsaw and disc cutter
  • De Walt power tool charger and batteries. 

Another resident found the door of his garage had been forced and a lawnmower had been taken along with a bright orange Alma carbon mountain bike, a black Planet X Pro carbon road bike, a small pink Planet X bicycle. 

If anyone has any information about these crimes – or if you have been offered similar items in suspicious circumstances –call 101 and quote reference 44200159457

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.