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Highlands Road, Miller Drive, Arundel Drive - FAREHAM Theft From Vehicle/Vehicle interference

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Highlands Road, Miller Drive, Arundel Drive  - Theft From Vehicle. Overnight between Monday 8th July 00:00 to 05:00 hours.

Informant reporting their vehicle was broken into last night by persons unknown. Items stolen - wallet and cards. Informants reporting Vehicle interference persons unknown trying Vehicle door handles.

Did you see or hear anything or anyone? Do you have any Private CCTV, Dash Cam Footage, or Door Bell Footage that may assist us?

If you see person/s hanging around homes, cars, sheds or garages - please call 101. If you see person/s trying door handles or trying to force entry - CALL 999 AT THE TIME - please give a description of the person/s inc clothing as best you can and which direction they have gone - and were they on foot, bike or car?

If you have any information about this incident - Please DO NOT reply to this email - Please call 101 – ref 44240288123 or go online HERE to give your information. Or you can call anonymously to CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111.

Are you a victim too? Please can you report this on 101, or online HERE

You can register your property on Immobilise - HERE Register anything with make, model and serial no, such as tools, bikes, tablet, laptop, mobile etc - if they are found in a house search for example, we will search the details on the data base and then immediately know who the item belongs to. Photograph your property without serial nos, such as , jewellery, antiques, silverware and upload the images to immobilise - then you have a record of what it looks like, if it is ever stolen.

A lot of crimes committed in the community are opportunist crimes. Please do whatever you can to minimise the risk of you becoming a victim –  

Homes – Keep your doors locked and valuable property away from windows. Keep handbags away from the front door. Don’t leave keys near the front door, or in reach of the letterbox. Don’t leave windows open when you go out - even tiny windows can be used, to hook open another window. Install lighting which can be triggered by movement sensors. Consider CCTV. More advice HERE

Vehicles - Keep your car locked and remove all valuable property from your car, including any bags and coats. Pull your car handle to CHECK it’s locked. If it’s a keyless entry car – make sure your car keys are not left within range for someone to copy the signal. To be sure, buy a ‘faraday pouch’. Thieves will break into cars for bags and coats, due to the possibility they may contain valuables. Thieves will search unlocked vehicles for ANYTHING - including, chargers, loose coins, sunglasses and keys. More advice HERE 

Garages / Sheds – Fit strong locks and hardware to doors. Keep them locked and the valuable property inside secured to a fixed point. Install lighting which can be triggered by movement sensors. More advice HERE

Mopeds and Motorbikes – Please put your bike out of sight, if this is not possible, secure it with a thick chain and padlock to something solid. More advice HERE

Bicycles – Register your frame no on a free cycle database such as BikeRegister and Immobilise. This helps police identify stolen property easier and return it to its rightful owner. Never leave a bike unlocked. Double lock it with 2 D locks – Lock the frame and both wheels to a secure cycle stand. Take removable parts with you. More advice HERE

Many Thanks,

PCSO 19005 Mel and PCSO 16466 Lianne 

Fareham West Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) 


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Mel Pryer
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