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ALERT Burglaries St Peters Street Harrington Drive and Brickhill Drive Bedford - Sent

Alert message sent 16/03/2019 20:10:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch

Bedfordshire Police have advised Neighbourhood Watch of burglaries in three areas of Bedford on Tuesday 12 March and the police are seeking your help with any information.
  • St Peters Street, Bedford. Beat 781 Castle. – Between 13:00-17:00 hrs 12/03/19. Forced front door, Playstation 4, custom gaming computer stolen.
  • Harrington Drive, Bedford. Beat 754 Putnoe. - At 00:00 hours 12/03/19. Offender(s) smashed a rear pane in the rear door of the property and conducted a messy search inside.
  • Brickhill Drive, Bedford. Beat 757 Harpur. - Between 10:15 - 19:40 hours 12/03/19. Offender(s) smashed the glass to the kitchen door. Conducted a messy search. It is unknown what has been taken.
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 online at or by ringing 101 or anonymously by ringing Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Advice about home security is in this
Checklist. Take a few minutes to review the security in your home. Most domestic security issues can be improved quickly and cheaply, and will put your mind at rest. Complete the security.

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.
  • Security mark your property – especially high-value belongings such as laptops, tablets, smartphone and games consoles using UV pens, and make sure you register them on Immobilise. This can help police to return any items that are stolen to their rightful owners. 
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Colleen Atkins (Neighbourhood Watch, Bedfordshire & Regional NW Communications Administrator, East of England)

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