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Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Redditch on Thursday 24 July.
The incident took place on Beech Tree Close between 2pm and 7pm.
The offenders gained entry to the property and stole a Playstation 3, cabling and a Playstation game.
Police are urging householders to set their alarm if one is installed and to keep valuables out of sight.
The public are also advised to register valuable belongings on the Immobilise website at www.immobilise.com, which helps police identify the owners of lost and stolen property.
West Mercia Police’s Citadel initiative aims to tackle crime, catch burglars and prevent offences by promoting crime prevention advice. More information on how to keep your home secure can be found here.
Anyone who saw somebody acting suspiciously in this area of Redditch at the time of the burglary is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 0832s of Thursday 24 July.
The independent charity, Crimestoppers, can also be contacted anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or via the website www.crimestoppers-uk.org
A heating engineer has today, Monday 28 July been sentenced to 300 hours’ community service after being found guilty of five health and safety offences.
Peter Sykes, 68, of Castle Road, Hadleigh, appeared at Norwich Crown Court to hear his sentencing.
The sentencing came at the end of an extensive investigation into the death of Annette Coe, who was found collapsed at her Ipswich home on December 5, 2012. She died in hospital the next day.
Suffolk Police and the Health and Safety Executive launched a joint investigation after a post mortem examination showed that 72-year-old Mrs Coe died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The investigation found that Sykes had failed to service and repair the heating system at Mrs Coe’s home in St Edmunds Road correctly, which resulted in poisonous carbon monoxide building up in her home.
This included failing to clean debris from the flue and chimney soot-box, failing to ensure adequate ventilation to an...
Police in Luton are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a knifepoint robbery was reported in Oak Road on Thursday, July 24.
The incident happened at 8.45pm as the 32 year old victim, who had her small child with her, was stopped by a man asking for money to buy food.
The offender then threatened to assault the woman in front of her child if she did not hand over cash.
The offender is described as a man with an Asian appearance, 28 to 32 years old, with a chubby build, 5’7” tall, short cropped hair and stubble. He wore a green t-shirt and blue jeans.
Detective Sergeant Simon Hancock, of the South Bedfordshire Robbery Unit, is keen to trace anyone who saw the robbery or anyone who can help identify the man from the description given.
DS Hancock said: “Clearly this was a shocking experience and the victim was so frightened that she felt she had to comply with the offender’s demands as she was concerned for the safety of her child as well as herself.
Cheshire Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a business premises in Boughton, Chester.
The burglary is believed to have taken place between 6.30pm on Tuesday 22nd July and 8.00am on Wednesday 23rdJuly at an address on Tarvin Road, Boughton, Chester (Close to the junction of Challinor Street, where the road splits).
The offenders appear to have broken into the premises and stolen cash and a safe, which contained pain killer drugs used for treating small animals, which could be harmful if taken by humans.
Anyone with any information which they believe may assist officers with their enquiries is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 202 of 23/7/2014. Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.