HOUNDWATCH APPEAL & REMINDER ON DOG THEFT (updated version)

In recent times the number of reports of dog thefts has increased across the UK, with 2,000 dogs stolen last year. Thieves are known to often leave white chalk marks outside homes, to show which properties have dog’s worth stealing. The strange white lines of chalk have been appearing on brickwork, gates, and wooden fences… Continue reading HOUNDWATCH APPEAL & REMINDER ON DOG THEFT (updated version)

BE AWARE-Burglaries and attempted break-ins continue to rise as does vehicle crime

Both Car Crime and Burglary are increasing as Christmas approaches.  These are the figures for Bexley in the week up to 17th December as reported to us.   BURGLARY (including Attempted) = 14   VEHICLE CRIME = 40 (latest vandalism trend-smashing car back windows for no apparent reason- this has been across the Borough) While… Continue reading BE AWARE-Burglaries and attempted break-ins continue to rise as does vehicle crime

Catalytic Converter Theft arrests and crime prevention advice

Three males have been arrested in an operation cracking down on the thefts of catalytic converters in Bexley.  The arrests took place in Watery Lane in Sidcup, and saw officers from MPS Longlands, MPS St Marys, MPS Blackfen, MPS Blendon and Kent Police Sevenoaks take part. On November 15, police reported that a catalytic converter… Continue reading Catalytic Converter Theft arrests and crime prevention advice

Bexley Village – St Mary’s and St James Ward – Shop Watch incident Appeal

On Monday 26th October a woman described as of Eastern European appearance by shop staff entered Cheeks in Bexley village.    She stole an iPhone from the shop counter and then ‘visited’ Beau Brides. She was wearing a headscarf and anorak. If you have any leads please contact Police SNT Team – PCSO Parnell Email: stmarys.stjames.snt@met.police.uk… Continue reading Bexley Village – St Mary’s and St James Ward – Shop Watch incident Appeal

Appeal for CCTV footage

This was received from a North Cray Resident:- I am sorry to report that a car (white BMW) was stolen from inside the field on the corner of Parsonage Lane/Cocksure Lane at 5.30pm yesterday evening (Thursday 17 September). The owner was tending her horses further down the field when a thief/thieves entered the field, stole… Continue reading Appeal for CCTV footage

Increase In Catalytic Converter Crime In Shooters Hill Area

Today we want to highlight the increase in the theft of Catalytic Converters, especially across Shooters Hill Ward. Below is some advice from the MET police: Catalytic converter theft The precious metal in catalytic converters has led to an increase in their theft. To keep yours safe, ask your car dealer if they can give… Continue reading Increase In Catalytic Converter Crime In Shooters Hill Area