Worrying Spate of Burglaries in Town

Incidents have been reported in School Lane, Sunningdale Avenue, Arden Road, Castle Road, Arlidge Crescent, Casita Grove & Bullimore Grove, Kenilworth.

Incident 240 of 10 April
Between 12noon and 3.40pm on 10 April offenders used bodily force to open a wooden front door at a home in School Lane, Kenilworth.
Once inside the house, the offenders stole various items including a sat nav, a camera and a quantity of cash.
Incident 45 of 10 April
During the night of 9 into 10 April offenders entered a home in Sunningdale Avenue, Kenilworth through a rear door and stole a quantity of cash.
Incident 55 of 10 April
Durning the same night offenders entered a home in Arden Road, Kenilworth, again through a rear door.  Once inside, the offenders carried out an untidy search of the premises and stole several items.  Some of the items were later recovered by neighbouring properties.
Incident 170 of 10 April
Between 3 and 9 April offendeers stole a blue Dawes mountain bike which was secured at the rear of a home in Castle Road, Kenilworth.
Incident 58 of 10 April
During the night of 9 into 10 April offenders broke into a shed in the garden of a home in Arlidge Avenue after breaking wood off a rear garden gate and reaching in to undo the lock.  Several items were stolen from the shed.
Incident 60 of 10 April
During the same night, offenders stole a pedal cycle from the rear garden of a home in Casita Close.
Incident 179 of 6 April

At around 11am on 6 April a male removed metal items fron a skip outside a house in Bullimore Grove.  The male is described as an Eastern European around 20 years of age.  He was wearing a hi viz jacker and was around 5ft 9in tall.  He was a passenger in a orangey yellow T registration Ford Transit van.  The male also stole metal poles from another garden.
Please remain alert, on the lookout for suspicious persons or activity around your own or neighbouring homes and please report anything that you consider to unusual or, of concern, to Police on 101.  If you have information that you believe may be connected to any of the above incidents please contact Police on 101 quoting the incident number.  Thankyou.
Editors Note; Please be aware that we only received these alerts this afternoon (18 April 2012) so we are not responsible for the late reporting of this worrying spate of crime in Kenilworth. We intend to raise this late reporting with Warwickshire Police as it undermines the potential of our website and automatic alerts.

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