Jewellery, IT equipment & Aggravated Vehicle Taking in latest Kenilworth crimes

KENILWORTH residents are being advised to heighten their vigilance and secure their properties as much as possible to deter entry as two more crimes have taken place across the town in the last couple of days.

Burglary – Mortimer Road, Kenilworth – Incident 232 of 26 April 2017

Between 0830hrs and 15.40hrs on 26 April, offenders entered the rear garden of a home in Mortimer Road, Kenilworth and then smashed the glass in the rear conservatory door.

Once inside, the offenders smashed the glass in the internal patio door and entered the house to carry out a search of the bedrooms.  The offenders made off through the front door with a jewellery box and its contents along with a quantity of cash and an Xbox 1 and accessories.

Burglary & Aggravated Vehicle Taking  – Herbert Bond Drive, Kenilworth – Incident 24 of 24 April 2017

At just before 0400hrs on 27 April 2017, a group of 3 to 4 males threw a brick through a ground floor window at a home in Herbert Bond Drive (near Castle Green end of Clinton Lane), Kenilworth.  The residents were at home at the time.

The offenders were dressed in tracksuits, had balaclavas covering their faces and carried a weapon.  The went into the kitchen and demanded the keys to an Audi vehicle.  The resident handed over the keys and the offenders left the property and drove off in the Audi.  No one was hurt in the incident.

If you have any information about either of these crimes please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or you can call anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 111 555



Several Audi Cars Targeted in Kenilworth

On the evening on 20 April 2017 two Audi motor vehicles  were stolen from private drives in Leyes Lane and Dencer Drive respectively. In the same evening an Audi that was parked in Hyde Road, Kenilworth had both number plates stolen from the vehicle and considerable damage was caused.

Kenilworth Watch advised all vehicle owners to remain vigilant and take all sensible precautions to secure and protect their vehicles. If you have any information or witnessed any of the above please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Easter Crimes across Kenilworth includes Robbery

Warwickshire Police have apologised for the late sending of several messages related to recent crimes that have taken place across Kenilworth. They described the reasons as being ‘due to problems with the Force network and with the Easter break.’

Kenilworth Watch asks residents to heighten their vigilance and not be afraid to report anything they see that looks suspicious. These are the details of incidents, which have occurred at homes in Kenilworth over recent days:

Incident 163 of 11 April – Burglary – Jacox Crescent:  Between 6.30am and 1.30pm on 11 April, offenders entered a home in Jacox Crescent, Kenilworth after throwing a concrete slab through the rear kitchen door to smash the glass and then reaching through to unlock the door with the key which had been left in the lock.  Once inside, the offenders located the keys to a BMW vehicle and then used the keys to make off in the car.

Incident 44 of 11 April – Burglary – Upper Rosemary Hill:  During the night of 10 into 11 April, offenders forced open a ground floor boarded window at a home in Upper Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth and climbed into the property.  The offenders carried out a search before making off with several power tools, breaker boxes, power leads, smoke detectors and down lighters.

Incident 328 of 16 April – Burglary – Upper Rosemary Hill:  Between 4pm on 15 April and 7.30pm on 16 April, offenders again broke into the same home under renovation in Upper Rosemary Hill after removing boarding from a ground floor window.  Once inside, the offenders found nothing of value and made off.

Incident 31 of 16 April – Robbery – Coventry Road:  During the night of 15 into 16 April, 5 male offenders forced their way into a cottage home in Coventry Road, Kenilworth and demanded money.  One male was armed with a knife.  The males made their way through the property and stole an Iphone 6 before making off.

The offenders are described as 3 black and 2 white males, all with their faces covered and wearing hoodies.

Kenilworth Watch is also aware, while not being informed by Warwickshire Police, that Tesco Express in Leyes Lane was subject to a late night robbery on Friday 7 April. Just after 10.30pm a male entered the shop produced what looked to be a firearm and demanded money. He ran off into the Knights Meadow estate having taken the contents from the shop’s till.

If you have any information that might relate to any of these incidents please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555.


Friday Night Van Crime Spree

Owners of commercial vehicles, particularly van and light commercial vehicles, are being advised to review their security after five light commercial vehicles in Kenilworth were targeted by criminals on Friday night (24th February 2017).

5 vans broken into overnight Friday 24th February/Saturday 25th February 2017 in the Kenilworth area. Power tools and hand tools were stolen, the offender/s have gained access through damaging the door locks.

The incident numbers and road details are below:

Incident 0106 25/02/2017 Castle Court, Park Road, Kenilworth

Incident 0095 25/02/2017 Dalehouse Lane, Kenilworth

Incident 0078 25/02/2017 Winn Close, Kenilworth

Incident 0152 25/02/2017 Bromley Close, Kenilworth

Incident 0228 25/02/2017 Stoneleigh Road, Kenilworth

In the case of Incident 0228 (Stoneleigh Road) local residents had stated that they heard a vehicle alarm going off between 21.30hrs and 22.00hrs.

If you saw anything suspicious or think you may have any information about any of these crimes then please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555

Vehicle Damage and Burglary in Kenilworth

Finham Crescent, Kenilworth  (Incident 49 of the 21 February 2017)

Between 1900hrs Monday 20 February 2017 and 0630hrs Tuesday 21 February 2017 unknown offender(s) caused damage to a silver Ford Focus parked at the roadside in Finham Crescent, Kenilworth.

Burton Green, Kenilworth (Incident 313 of the 21 February 2017)

Between 1400hrs and 1820hrs Tuesday 21 February 2017 unknown offender(s) forced entry into a residential property on Red Lane, Burton Green. Offender(s) forced entry via a rear ground floor door. Once inside an untidy search of the property was conducted. Offender(s) stole jewellery, electronic goods and a set of vehicle keys.

If you have any information relating to either of these incidents, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 or alternatively call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.