Local Crime Update 21/06/2021

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Local Crime Update 21/06/2021

Dear Residents

Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st June to 21st June.

Very pleasing to see we’ve had no burglaries this month.

I’d like to say a big thank you to the motorist in Mays Hill Road who spotted suspects breaking into a vehicle and beeped their horn at them.  This caused the suspects to drive off before they’d had the chance to steal anything.  Police were called but unfortunately the suspects couldn’t be found.

A speeding operation was due to be carried out earlier this month but had to be cancelled due to an arrest enquiry for a priority wanted having to be carried out on Copers Cope Ward.  The next speeding operation is scheduled for Wednesday 14/07/21.

Once social distancing restrictions are lifted further, I hope to resume surgeries at Costa Coffee, Westmoreland Road and Shortlands Library.  I’ve just returned to work today after being off for the last 3 weeks so don’t have much more to add.  Stay vigilant and maintain the excellent social distancing I’ve seen across the ward.

Thanks as always for your help & support.

Kind Regards


Adam CHARLES | PCSO 7572PY | Albemarle House SNT Base

Shortlands Dedicated Ward Officer

SHORTLANDS CRIME RECORD 01/06/2021 – 21/06-2021

Theft from Motor Vehicle:

  1. 03/06/21. Overnight. Kingswood Road. Vehicle broken into. Clothing stolen.
  2. 16/06/21. Late morning. Brabourne Rise. Builders van broken into. Radio & tools stolen.

Vehicle Interference:

07/06/21. Early afternoon. Mays Hill Road. Suspects attempted to break into vehicle but fled empty handed after a passing motorist spotted what was happening and beeped at them. Police were called but couldn’t find suspects.

Theft of Motor Vehicle:

15/06/21 Early evening- 17/06/21 Early morning. Durham Road. Vehicle stolen from outside victim’s house.

Criminal Damage:

20/06/21. Overnight. Colebrooke Rise. Window in communal area of block of flats damaged after object was thrown at it.


19/06/21. Late morning. Durham Avenue. Male seen in car park of flats exposing himself.