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Crime Incidents & Info

Suspicious incident in Welbeck Avenue

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Crime Incidents

A neighbour saw a man leaving their neighbour’s garden at 9.40 pm on the evening of Saturday 5 June. The neighbours were out and it was not known whether the man might have been someone they knew. Just in case they did not know him, keep an...

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Attempted or shed break-in – Brookvale Road

Posted by on Jun 4, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Someone unscrewed the screw on a shed bolt in Brookvale Road on the night of Wednesday 2 June. They do not appear to have taken anything but there is nothing kept there of great value. This shows there are still people on the prowl at night so just...

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Info from Hampshire Police on catalytic converter thefts

Posted by on May 29, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Message from our Co-ordinator: A few people on the group have mention catalytic converter thefts. Here is the latest from the ‘Policing Southampton Partnership Newsletter, May 2021’ regarding this type of crime (bit of a long...

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Woman walking round Orchards Way brazenly taking detailed photos of cars and front doors

Posted by on May 22, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Happened morning of 22 May. When challenged, she claimed to speak no English and left. Later she was seen doing the same thing on Highfield Lane. A resident has a very clear, close up photo. Reported to the Police

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Police would like to speak to this man regarding an assault on Southampton Common

Posted by on May 21, 2021 in Crime Incidents, News

The Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an assault that happened in the south-eastern corner of Southampton Common, at around 10 am on Wednesday, May 5. Southampton Cops We would like to speak to this man in connection with an...

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WhatsApp change to default privacy setting – how to amend this to avoid increased scamming

Posted by on May 21, 2021 in Crime Incidents, News

We understand that WhatsApp has changed the default privacy setting so that any other WhatsApp user who is not in your contact list can freely add you into any group that they own. This does open up more possibilities of being scammed. You can...

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Police in Orchards Way looking for 3 lads seen trying car handles

Posted by on May 19, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Police arrived around midnight Tuesday 18 May looking for 3 lads seen trying car handles in Orchards Way. One car was inadvertently left unlocked. The Police Officers did not seem to know that Orchards Way is being heavily targeted for car and...

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Car broken into in Orchards Way

Posted by on May 18, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Car broken into in Orchards Way on night of Monday 17 May 2021. Passenger side window smashed. Uncertain whether anything was taken. No sign of any other damage or break-ins.

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Vandalism by 2 people on the Uplands Estate early morning Sunday 9 May 2021

Posted by on May 9, 2021 in Crime Incidents

Two people knocking on doors, ringing bells and breaking windows at 2.30 pm on the morning of Sunday 9 May, trying to gain entry to a number of properties. Police called by a number of residents and arrived quickly and apprehended one of...

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When CCTV/mobile images are used on social media and misinterpreted

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Crime Incidents

A useful reminder from our Co-ordinator: This article is a good reminder when cctv or mobile images are used to share on social media, that this can sometimes lead to misinterpretation and target innocent people. Article courtesy of the Daily...

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