Surrey Police: Country Watch Update

This is a Country Watch message that we send out out on an occassional basis that I hope you may find interesting. 

However please don,t feel you have to forward it on as it’s just to give those of you who are not Country Watch members a feel for some of the rural issues we are dealing with. For more information regarding Countey Watch please read our link:-

Rural Round Up.

We urge people living, working and playing in Surrey’s villages and countryside to be extra vigilant, to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity and report it as soon as possible.’ Suspicious activity’ includes everything from strangers seemingly ‘scoping’ an area, to  individuals asking specific questions about, or even photographing, a facility or farm’s processes, to unauthorised attempts to purchase fertilisers, diesel, herbicides or pesticides.

Recent Thefts to Bear in Mind:

Crime Ref:  45140097457. Over the last week an Ifor Williams Trailer was stolen from a warehouse location off the Westcott Road Dorking despite the trailer being locked and chained.

Crime ref:  45140097699. Last night a Red and Grey Takeuchi Digger was stolen from a stable yard in Headley between 22:10 and 22:30.

Suspicious Incidents:

Incident Ref: P14331736. Over the last couple of days a pick up truck with a Reg like TOU97 with a man driving and two passengers, another man and a young girl have been seen snooping around a livery yard in the Headley area.

Incident Ref: P14331790. There have been sightings of a Dark Coloured Mitsubishi Reg L200CDV with two occupants making off at speed from remote locations and lanes near Forest Green and Fourwents Pond.

Incident Ref: P14331813 At around 20:00 last night in Coldharbour report of someone trying to shoot pheasants from a White Transit Van with a Reg something like LD09UND but this may be wrong.

For further crime reduction advice please see our link : –

Alternatively book an appointment for a free crime reduction survey by calling via 101.

And please remember:-

Report as soon as possible with as much detail as you can provide. Tell us if suspects are alone or in a group; if they are trespassing and whether they have equipment, dogs or firearms with them. Tell us where you think they may be heading and where they may have been. What do they look like? Have they any vehicles? Can you safely note the model and registration number(s)? Can you safely photograph the suspect(s)? Always consider personal safety before approaching any individuals. Call 101 to report crime, or dial 999 in an emergency or if a crime is in progress.

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