Neighbourhood Watch


NHW SA Break in to vehicle parked in Kineton Road, Wellesbourne INC 88 of 11 March

NHW SA Break in to vehicle parked in Kineton Road, Wellesbourne INC 88 of 11 March Please be aware that during the night of 10 into 11 March, offenders force open a van parked on the driveway of a home in Kineton Road, Wellesbourne. Once inside the van, the offenders carried out a search before making off with a Stihl saw, a set of ladders, an 18v grinder, an impact […]


Lighthorne Theft

reported the following incident last night (October 16):  male voices were heard  -they stole a police scarecrow.  the car sped off up the hill with it – fat exhaust and high revs.  The car was a boy racer type with coloured panels/stripes and dropped bumper etc – possible yellow and blue if anyone has seen anything similar. Impreza type possibly. The scarecrow – Had a genuine Police Inspector Uniform now […]


Lighthorne Incident

2 Eastern European men tried to get into the garden of 2 Mountford Rise, yesterday evening, 23 September. One of them actually jumped over the gate. They were spotted by a neighbour who asked one of them what he was doing. He said something which could not be understood. She told them to leave and they left. 2 young boys in the park said they left in a blue Jaguar. […]


Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team Report 27 – 22.06.15

This report from the Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team covers the wards of Snitterfield, Wellesbourne, Kineton and Burton Dassett.  The following incidents, for the period between 10.06.15 – 22.06.15 have been reported and the team are appealing for witnesses:  Snitterfield Ward  No significant incidents to report.  Wellesbourne Ward  Wellesbourne – Willow Drive  Suspicious circumstances – 10.06.15 & 11.06.15  2 reports of an individual taking photographs of properties.  Wellesbourne – Elliott Drive  […]


Fraudulent ‘Apple Pay’ Alert

The following has been received from Neighbourhood Watch and in addition to the warning below here are the facts about Apple Pay. IT’S NOT LAUNCHED IN THE UK YET IT’S LIMITED TO SMALL TRANSACTIONS (£20) INITIALLY It is a payment method where you use your IPhone (or IPad) to pay similar to a contact less card in store, not over the phone or web payments. From Neighbourhood Watch …. Fraudsters […]


Royal Mail Email Scam

Royal Mail Email Scam A scam email is currently being sent to victims fraudulently claiming to be from the Royal Mail. Attached to the email is the CryptoLocker virus. The victim receives an email purporting to be from the Royal Mail stating that they are holding a parcel/letter for the victim. The victim is then required to contact the Royal Mail to arrange for the item to be resent/collected. By […]


Flight Ticket Fraud Alert

People looking for cheap flight tickets are being targeted by fraudsters. New websites are continuously being created with slight changes to the company names with the intention to deceive the public. They offer tickets at bargain prices and usually request for payment via bank transfer. These tickets do not materialize and the funds are retained by the fraudsters. Protect yourself: Where possible, buy from well-known company names. If you’ve never […]


Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team Report 22

This report from the Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team covers the wards of Snitterfield, Wellesbourne, Kineton and Burton Dassett. The following incidents, for the period between 01.05.15 to 09.05.15, have been reported and the team are appealing for witnesses: Snitterfield Ward No incidents to report Wellesbourne Market Theft – Reported 4/5 May There have been three reports of thefts: a wallet and a purse containing cash, bus pass, vouchers and reward […]


So-called “Courier” scam in Leamington area

Police warning following attempted courier fraud incidents in Leamington Spa On Wednesday there were well over nine attempted courier frauds in Leamington Spa, where offenders have called victims pretending to be from the police. They will state that the victim’s bank cards have been used fraudulently, and then ask them to contact their bank. The fraudsters then stay on the line, in order to obtain bank details before sending a […]


Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team Report 21 – 01.05.15

This report from the Wellesbourne Safer Neighbourhood Team covers the wards of Snitterfield, Wellesbourne, Kineton and Burton Dassett. The following incidents, for the period between 22.04.15 to 01.05.15, have been reported and the team are appealing for witnesses: Wellesbourne – Hotchkiss Close Burglary – 22.04.15/235 A teak table and two teak chairs, value £410, have been taken from a shed over the winter months – unfortunately the exact date is […]


Warwickshire Crime Comparison 2013 to 2014

This document shows crime comparisons through Warwickshire broken down into the different types of crime.  Click on the link below to see the document. http://apps.warwickshire.gov.uk/api/documents/WCCC-1014-173 Supporting information is available on the link below. http://warksobservatory.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/crime-in-rural-areas/


Neighbourhood Watch AGM

Neighbourhood Watch AGM The Neighbourhood Watch AGM is scheduled for 8th May at the Conservative Club in Wellesbourne, 7.30pm. Guest speaker is from the Police Helicopter Unit. Ideal chance to go along and ask all those question that come into your mind when you see it flying around late at night! Also showing support in reducing Crime in YOUR village would also be good.


Rural Watch Update 27/4/2012

Rural Watch Police have received a report that an attempt has been made to attack the atm ( cash machine ) at the WELLESBOURNE Co Op supermarket in the very early hours of Sunday 27th April 2014. Officers are carrying out an investigation into this crime. Incident number 102 0f 27/04/2014 refers. Please phone Warwickshire Police on 101 should you have any information regarding this.


Rural Watch Update 24/4/2014

Rural Watch Sometime overnight a barn has been entered at a farm in Stratford road WELLESBOURNE. A window has been broken on a VW 4×4 vehicle and an ipad  stolen from within. Also the contents of a chest freezer, 2 chainsaws, and a Honda strimmer have been stolen. Enquiries are due to commence this morning. Incident no 45 0f 24/04/14 refers. Also overnight a burglary has taken place at a […]