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Residential Burglary and other Crime Report 22 August 2021

Alert message sent 22/08/2021 23:28:00

Information sent on behalf of Surrey Police

Dear Surrey Heath members.

Please find below details of the currently reported burglaries (or attempted burglaries) to residential properties (including shed break-ins) as well as other crime statistics over the last period (11 – 22 Aug 2021).

Summary details of these are provided in the list below.

Please note, where known I have used the approximate actual incident date/times rather than date the incident was reported (as there can be differences).

  • 19 Aug (01:18). Knights Way. Garage attached to a house broken into and a Whyte bright orange mountain bike stolen
  • 20 Aug (12:30). Upper Charles Street. Bike stolen from the communal bike shelter for the building. Bike was a blue ladies Boardman road bike, large frame. Helmet and saddle bag with spare inner tube also taken.
  • 19 Aug (02:30-03:00). Stonegate. Suspect has entered the building wearing balaclava and gloves, propped some doors open and then left without taking or damaging anything (possibly disturbed by noticing CCTV camera). Entry point to building unclear.

  • 13 Aug (07:54). The Cloisters. Male has been seen kicking and gaining entry to a garage outside a residential flat block.

To provide a further idea of the activities of the Surrey Heath Police team, there were 199 new incidents/occurrences being looked into during this period. A summary of these is given below along with some accompanying notes later;

ASB Environmental (1), ASB Nuisance (2), Burglary Business & Community (3), Burglary Residential (4), Child Protection Incident (12), Community Protection Notice (1), Concern For Safety (2), Coronavirus (1), Counter Allegations (1), Crime Other (11), Crime Public Order (7), Crime Vehicle (4), Criminal Damage (10), Domestic Incident (22), Drug Seizure (1), Drugs (1), Drunk/Drug In Charge (2), DVPN (1), Family File (2), Firearm/Ballistic – Seized (1), Fraud Being Investigated (1), Fraud Vulnerable Victim (2), Hate/Diversity Incident (1), Lost/Found/Prop/Person (2), Master Occurrence (1), Mental Health (2), Missing Person – High Risk (1), Missing Person – Medium Risk (6), ModSlaveryHumTrafCri (1), Neighbour Dispute (2), NICE Admin Occurrence (1), Not A Crime (4), Offensive Weapon (1), Out of Force Enquiries (1), Pets/Domesticated Animals (1), Prescribed Limit Offence (1), Public Order (2), Road Related Offence (4), Sexual Offence (3), Stalking / Harassment (4), Sudden Death Non Suspicious (3), Suspicious Incident (1), Theft (16), Theft of Catalytic Converter (1), Violent Crime Other (11), Violent Crime Public Place (10), Violent Domestic (6), Vulnerable Adult Incident (18).


Burglary Business & Community; church hall has been broken into again via boarded up window. Damage caused to fire escape door handle and small fire extinguisher stolen (Camberley), suspect(s) have gained access to restaurant premises and stolen 2 cans of oil and made off in a van (Frimley),  tools stolen overnight from building at a building site, lock to the entrance gate has been forced to gain access to the site (Bagshot).

Crime Other; inc white Ford van has filled up with diesel then driven off without paying (Camberley), male and female adults accompanied by little girl have not paid for meal and made off in white Ford Transit (Mytchett).

Criminal Damage; inc report of deliberate fire at country park (Lightwater), male has smashed a glass window to the pub after being refused entry (Camberley), front door has been kicked at the bottom leaving cracks (Camberley), report of damage to van parked in One Oak Toby Carvery car park (Frimley), damage caused to riding school whereby 20 meters of fencing has been pulled down, a children’s giant frog and its post have been pushed over and a tub containing flowers damaged as well as a collection of cow bells stolen (Chobham), damage caused to gate at the entrance to a football pitch (Bisley), male has climbed onto roof of building and has ripped satellite dishes from the chimney and damaged a vehicle (Camberley), vandals have torn the drain down pipe off a building at the recreation ground and have then taken the pipe further into the grounds and have smashed it to pieces (Bisley).

Crime Vehicle; report of theft of wallet containing cash and a torch from vehicle overnight (Mytchett), unknown suspect(s) have walked over Ford Focus parked in bay leaving footprints and have caused windscreen to smash (Camberley), suspect has taken motorbike without consent, but was later located by owner and other members of the public (Camberley), theft of metallic black BMW M5 motor vehicle whilst parked in lay-by near Potters Steak House/canal whilst owner away on bicycle. Keys were not taken (Mytchett).   

Drugs; suspect/victim has called 999 for police and ambulance after taking drugs and stating they couldn’t breathe. On police arrival they handed officers a clear bag containing a white crystal substance, stating it was crystal meth (Camberley).

Drunk/Drug In Charge; vehicle stopped after ANPR trigger and driver found to have expired license and tested positive for cocaine when given a drugs wipe (Chobham), male involved in an RTC has identified himself as the driver and has blown 71 at the roadside (Bagshot).

Firearm/Ballistic – Seized; male seen to be in possession of a long barrelled weapon, pointing it at bins, whilst standing at rear of vehicle in car park. Occupants of vehicle detained and air rifle seized (Camberley).

ModSlaveryHumTrafCri; victim forced to deliver drugs (Bagshot).

Road Related Offence; a number of road traffic offences being handled by statutory notices in Camberley and Mytchett.

Theft; inc both front and rear license plates stolen from black Jaguar X-Type (Camberley),
theft of bicycle whilst left outside house (Camberley), female suspect was seen rummaging through rubble bags in peoples driveways looking for scrap metal and when confronted suspect left in red Ford Transit (Bagshot), theft of garden tools (inc a hedge trimmer, leaf blower) from Mercedes van parked outside house. Suspects maybe linked to garage break-in on same road/same time (Camberley), purse stolen from handbag whilst victim in town centre. Bank card used to withdraw cash before card was cancelled. Bus pass also stolen along with cards (Camberley), CCTV drainage camera stolen from van parked on driveway whilst victim working at rear of property (Camberley).

Theft of Catalytic Converter; catalytic converter has been stolen from victim’s 53 plate Honda Jazz whilst parked on road near home address (Bagshot).

As always, the local Neighbourhood Team are keen to receive information on all crime spotted or believed to have occurred as this can assist with ongoing enquiries, as well as helping to build up their wider intelligence picture.

If you believe you have any information relating to any of these or any other events then please call 101 or alternatively, you can use social media messaging or the online reporting system
You can also give information, 100% anonymously, to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or through their anonymous online form:

And to assist in helping you protect your residential property and its contents please see the crime prevention advice here:

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Kind regards and please stay safe and well.

Rob Freeman
Community Engagement Volunteer (Surrey Heath)
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