Posted: Mon 1st Dec 2014

Police Appeals: Bikes stolen, sheds broken into and criminal damage…

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Dec 1st, 2014

Latest appeals from North Wales Police following incidents.

Police would like any information following a  reports of a criminal damage in Chevrons Road, Shotton

The incident occurred sometime at approximately 23:00hrs on 28/11/14, whereby a bb gun has been used causing damage to a window.

If you noticed anything suspicious, or have any information relating to this incident please contact North Wales Police by dialing 101 quoting reference RC14187355 


Police are appealing for information following reports of criminal damage in Riverside Park, Garden City.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:30am on  saturday 29 Novemebr, when bricks were thrown at an communal door to flats which caused damage.  

If you noticed anything suspicious, or have any information relating to this incident please contact North Wales Police by dialling 101 quoting reference RC14187373


Bikes stolen when a shed was broken into in the Uplands Avenue area of Connah’s Quay.

The incident occurred sometime between 10:50pm on 23rd November and 6:30am on 24th November 1 Black and Silver Hybrid  Cycle and Black Giant Defy road bike was stolen.

If you noticed anything suspicious, or have any information relating to this incident please contact North Wales Police by dialling 101 quoting reference RC14184729 OWL Eastern.


Bike Stolen Shotton.
A SPECIALIZED bike stolen was stolen from outside Weatherspoons in Shotton on Sunday, the theft took place between 6pm and 7.30pm call 101 to report any information quoting R188167 

 

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Advice:

Deeside  Neighbourhood Policing Team are asking members of the public to be vigilant with their shed security following a spate of shed break ins and theft of pedal cycles in the Shotton area

Sheds are an easy target for thieves; they often contain £400-500 worth of property such as bikes, power tools, garden tools, garden furniture, lawnmowers etc. Even if there’s nothing of value stored in your shed, spades, screwdrivers and other simple tools can be used to break into your home.  Download the shed-ucated information leaflet

Neighbourhood Watch

Talk to your neighbours about starting a scheme in your street. For advice on setting up your NHW Scheme contact your local Police Officer or PCSO.

The vast majority of bicycle thefts are opportunist thefts. It only takes a few seconds for the opportunist to take a bike which is not secured.

There are a number of bikes stolen each year from within peoples own properties, either from sheds or garages.

Follow our simple crime prevention tips to help keep your bicycle safe from thieves.  Types of security.

When you are out and about

  • Get a good quality bike lock – solid ‘D’ locks offer good protection.
  • Lock it or lose it – even if you just pop to the shops for two minutes, many thefts are opportunistic.
  • Always lock your bike to an immovable object. Don’t just lock the frame to the wheel.
  • Leave your bike in a well-lit area where it can easily be seen by others.
  • Remove anything that can’t be secured – such as lamps and pumps.

Register your bike

  • Permanently mark your bike using a police preferred product.
  • Register your bike with BikeRegister.com for free. Visit the Bike Register website or download the Bike Register form here.
  • Take out insurance on your bike and be sure to cover for thefts away from home. Take a photo of your bike and write a clear description of it for your own records.
  • Mark your bike – contact a member of your local Neighbourhood Policing Team for further advice.

Securing your bike whilst at home

  • If you store your bike in a shed or garage, fit a ground or wall anchor and lock your bike to it.
  • Lock valuables together to prevent them being easily removed
  • Click on the link below for further advice

 

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