Burglaries and car crimes hit Maidenhead area

Burglaries and car crimes hit Maidenhead area

Steve Scott

A series of burglaries and car crimes were reported in the Maidenhead area over the weekend.

Between Friday and Saturday a bike was stolen during a garage break-in in Bass Mead, Cookham Rise, and number plates were stolen from a vehicle in Spring Lane, Cookham, between 1-8pm on Saturday.

A large amount of cash was stolen from a house in Wessex Way on Saturday after a neighbour reported spotting three hooded men pull up in a red Ford Ka at about 7.20pm and force the front door open.

Three cars had their wing mirrors damaged in Westborough Road between midnight and 4.40am today. A witness called the police and three men were arrested. Another wing mirror was smashed in Boyn Valley Road between 11pm yesterday and 6am today.

In Riverside and Belmont, an iPod, four games consoles, computer games, a laptop and a DVD player were stolen during a burglary in The Wickets between 10.50am and 1.15pm on Friday. Ladders were also taken from scaffolding at a house being renovated in Florence Avenue between 10pm and Friday and 10am on Saturday.

In Oldfield and Bray, a petrol cap was removed from a car in Harvest Hill Road and diesel taken between 8pm on Friday and 8am on Saturday. A car in The Croft was keyed and had a wing mirror smashed between 11pm yesterday and 6am today.

In Pinkneys Green and Furze Platt, front and rear number plates were stolen from a vehicle in Camden Road between 6.30pm on Thursday and 9.30am on Friday. Number plates were also taken from Furze Platt Road sometime before 7.30am on Friday.

An attempted burglary was disrupted at a house in Lincoln Road at 1.31am on Friday. An offender smashed a front window but was disturbed and ran off while trying to open it. A witness phoned the police and an arrest was made.

Jewellery and oil were stolen when thieves climbed a large side gate and forced open a rear window in St Mark's Crescent between 11.30am and 4pm on Friday.

Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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