Cheam police has issued an update of the recent issues in the area:
The Drive, Cheam
Suspects have forced entry via the rear of the venue
Suspect has entered via an unlocked front door and removed property from within the address
West Drive Cheam
Suspects have entered via the rear of the property forcing entry via a glass door. Alarm has been ripped from the wall and items stolen
Suspects have forced entry via the rear of the venue, alarm activated, neighbours called police, suspects removed property from within before fleeing.
Access gained via the rear of the venue forcing entry via a window. It appears that they have gained access via an empty neighbouring properties garden
Forced entry to rear of venue via conservatory window, alarm activated appears suspects fled without taking any property
Theft From/Theft of Motor Vehicle
Moped stolen from outside venue, recovered a short while later in Nonsuch Park
No signs of forced entry to motor vehicle, however items stolen from van over night
Motor vehicle interference, window smashed overnight, no property taken
Gainsborough Terrace, Manor Rd
Motor vehicle stolen overnight from road outside victims home address
There have been a number of arrests by the team for varying offences from public order, theft, burglary and GBH along with Drug offences.
Some good news stories.
The team are currently busy delivering Smart Water to selected properties on the Northern end of the Ward. This will be ongoing until all venues have been attended and target number completed
Our community engagements
The team assisted with the event CHEAM HOP, this was it’s first year. An event created/organised by local businesses where over 500 children took part in an Easter Egg Hunt throughout Cheam Village, an eggcellent turnout.
Church Services have been attended when working on a Sunday.
Street briefings outside Waitrose, and drop in surgeries at Cafe in the Park, Cheam, have taken place.
A coffee morning and Crime Prevention Advice talk was given to members of Cheyham Park assisted living accommodation, there was a good attendance.
We attend The Point Cafe (Mencap) whenever possible.
A meeting group for Senior residents takes place at The Point on a Wednesday afternoon, we were invited to attend and introduce ourselves, a very well attended group, which we hope to return to.
Attended Bethel Court Mini Market, which is held once a month, in order to raise funds for residents to all go on a day trip to the coast.
The team continue to deal with their ward priorities
Burglary…… regular High Visibility patrols, changing shifts in line with current trends and MO’s also offering crime prevention advice at Drop in surgeries
Theft From motor Vehicles… Crime prevention advice at Drop in surgeries, the message is simple, remove all valuables from your vehicle, leave locked and secure.
ASB…. Currently assisting Nonsuch Safer Neighbourhood team with ongoing ASB issues Churchill Rd. Section 35 dispersal notice applied for at weekends, reviewed weekly.
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