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Series Of Thefts From Vehicles In Pelham Crescent Chosen Drive And Pirton Lane


Officers investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in the Churchdown area last week are appealing for any further victims and witnesses to come forward.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who lives in the vicinity of Chosen Drive, Pirton Lane and Pelham Crescent who has been a victim of suspected theft from their vehicle and has not yet reported this to police.

The series of thefts are believed to have happened between the night of Wednesday 26 December and morning of Thursday 27 December.

Did you see anything suspicious in these areas during this time? Officers are also interested in hearing from anyone who saw a white man in a red top in the area of Pelham Crescent from 1pm onward on Thursday.

Police have also recovered a number of what are believed to have been stolen items and are keen to reunite the owners with these.

Anyone who has not yet reported a crime to police or who saw anything suspicious during the mentioned times is asked to submit information online through this form: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/contact-us/tell-us-about-something/?incident=207&date=27-12-2018

Police can also be called on 101 and reference incident 207 of 27 December. Information can also be given anonymously to independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

A 37-year-old man from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and was released under investigation pending further enquiries. For advice on helping to keep your vehicle and property safe, you can find plenty of crime prevention advice on our website: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/staying-safe/

Remember, we’re unable to accept reports of crime through Your Neighbourhood Alerts. If you need to report something, please call 101 or report online: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/do-it-online/report-a-crime-or-provide-information-anonymously/ Always call 999 in an emergency.

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