Two vehicles were broken into last weekend in Brands Hill, in Brands Hill Road and Springfield Road, while fuel was stole from a third in the Coln Industrial Estate.
Police have issued crime prevention advice to help residents protect their vehicle and belongings today. The advice follows an increase in reported incidents across Slough in recent months. In Colnbrook and Poyle there was a marked increase in August, when a total of 19 incidents were logged – nearly double the average.
Number plates were stolen from a car in the Westfield estate and fuel syphoned from a vehicle in the Poyle Trading Estate over the weekend.
Thames Valley issued an appeal on Wednesday for witnesses to an astonishing carjacking in which an elderly man driving to Colnbrook was assaulted. His car was later recovered in Crown Meadow.
Nearly one in three Slough crimes in key categories were carried out in Colnbrook last weekend according to an update from Thames Valley today. Four burglaries and thirteen vehicle-related crimes were reported across the borough, with five occuring in Colnbrook, Poyle or Brands Hill.
Vehicles have been targeted at two separate incidents this week at Brands Hill, where the theft occurred during unloading, and in Poyle, where a crowbar was used to gain entry.
More break-ins have been reported of vans parked in the Poyle Trading Estate in the past few weeks. The incidents occurred overnight between 8:45pm on Thursday 6th and 9:45am on Friday 7th October.
Police have reported recent incidents involving theft and damage to a Peugeot Partner van and a Mercedes Benz C200 both parked in Coleridge Crescent last weekend.