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Crime Roundup for the Gloucester area from 14th July

Alert message sent 16/07/2020 16:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch

A person was seen in the rear garden of a house in Reservoir Road, Robinswood at around 1.15am on the morning of 15th July. Police were called and searched the area but found no trace of the person.

Three males were seen in the garden of a house in Milton Avenue in Podsmead at around 2am the same morning.  They ran off towards Woodpecker Road when they realised they had been spotted.  It is believed that they were attempting to steal items from the gardens in the area.

Also on the same night two rear garden sheds were entered in Hartland Road, Tredworth. The sheds were searched but nothing was stolen.

A garage door was damaged in Poplar Close, Podsmead on the night of 14th and 15th July.  It is assumed the offenders were interested in the contents of the garage.

A van was entered in Badminton Road in Matson at around half past midnight on the morning of 16th July and a selection of tools stolen.  A dark coloured van was seen in the area at the time.

An unlocked car was entered in Fairmile Gardens in Longlevens overnight on 15th and 16th July.  The vehicle was searched and bank cards and cash was stolen.  One of the cards was used in Gloucester during the early hours of 16th July.

Please call 101 if you have any information regarding this crime or saw or heard any unusual activity in the area. When you call please quote incident number shown above.  Alternatively report information on line at

The theft of tools from trade vehicles is very common all over Gloucestershire at present so Gloucestershire Constabulary is running a number of crime prevention events that are aimed at tradespeople over the next couple of weeks. The events focus on offering crime prevention advice and Officers will be outside Trade Point at B&Q at St Oswald’s Retail Park from 8am to 3pm on Friday (17 July).  The two previous events this week have been well attended.

A number of additional events are being arranged and more details will be available on the Gloucestershire Constabulary Facebook and Twitter pages in due course.

If you see or hear anything suspicious report it straight away to 101 or online and if you believe a crime is being committed then dial 999. You can also report information regarding criminal activity anonymously to Crime Stoppers by ringing 0800 555111.

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Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)

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