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ALERT Burglary Rhineland Way Brickhill - Sent

Alert message sent 06/03/2019 19:50:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch

Bedfordshire Police have advised Neighbourhood Watch of a burglary that occurred in the Brickhill area recently.

Rhineland Way, Bedford. Beat 756. – Between 14:00 – 16:04 hrs on Sunday 3 March 2019. Offender(s) have forced a rear window. They triggered the house alarm. Unknown what has been stolen.

Did you see anything that caught your attention? Did you see or hear anyone or a vehicle that made you look twice? Did anyone come onto your property? Please report it, no matter how small, as it could help the investigation.

Report to the police by ringing 101 or online at or anonymously by ringing Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The burglary was as follows:

You may want to check your own security and consider the following advice.
  • Keep your doors and windows locked at all times.
  • Remove all keys from locks.
  • Keep keys in a safe place out of view.                                 
  • Keep valuables out of sight.
  • Keep side gates locked. 
  • Keep sheds and garages locked.
  • Keep bins, ladders and tools locked away.
  • Make your boundaries difficult or impossible to climb over.
  • Make your house look and feels like someone is home at all times.
  • If your house is empty after dark, leave a light on or set a timer – and even leave a radio on.
Here is Bedfordshire Police's advice about Christmas security but, of course, this applies all year round.
Message sent by
Colleen Atkins (Neighbourhood Watch, Bedfordshire & Regional NW Communications Administrator, East of England)

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