Graffiti and burglary sprees among dozens of crimes reported in Malvern over Christmas - The Malvern Observer

Graffiti and burglary sprees among dozens of crimes reported in Malvern over Christmas

Malvern Editorial 7th Jan, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016   0

INFORMATION is needed on dozens of crimes which have taken place in and around Malvern since late December.

Graffiti attacks and burglaries feature prominently on the latest list of 30 plus incidents which has been distributed by Malvern Hills Neighbourhood Watch.

Contact police on 101 using the relevant reference number to give information on any of the following incidents or pass details anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111.


– A wreath was stolen from a grave at St Mathias Church between 11am Friday, December 19 and 11am Sunday, December 21. 0305S211214

– Cash was stolen when a gaming machine was opened on High Street, Upton upon Severn, between 11.40pm Sunday, December 21, and 10.10am on Monday, December 22. 0163S221214

– Three sheds were broken into at Broadheath Common and Stihl power tools and a Honda lawn mower were taken between 4pm Tuesday, December 23 and midday on Friday, December 26. 0173S 261214

– Criminal damage was caused to the roof of a vehicle on Atyeo Close between 1pm Thursday, December 25, and 12.30pm Friday, December 26. 0190S 261214

– Eggs were thrown at homes on Pickersleigh Road about 11.30pm on Saturday, December 27. 0613S 271214

– A Father Christmas decoration was knocked over when someone entered the garden of a home at Langland Avenue sometime on Saturday, December 27. 0599S 271214

-The bumper and passenger side front door of a vehicle were scratched at Pickersleigh Mews between 3pm Wednesday, December 24, and 11pm Thursday, December 25. 22CC/84056P/14

– Eggs were thrown at a home on Summerfield Road about 7.25pm on Wednesday, December 24. 0535S 241214

– Revolution Fitness on Spring Lane was burgled overnight on Wednesday, December 24. Someone climbed a hedge and smashed a glass panel to enter the building. 0114S 241214

– A Honda Mantis scarifier was stolen from a wooden shed on Broadheath Common which was breached when the padlock was forced between 6pm Tuesday, December 23 and midday, Wednesday, December 24. 0332S 281214

– Power tools and a racing bicycle were stolen when a commercial unit off Malvern Road, Powick, was burgled between 3pm Saturday, December 20 and 11pm, Saturday, December 27. 0273S 281214

– Damage was caused to the front door of a home on Old Road North in Kempsey, between 4pm Wednesday, December 24, and 9am Thursday, December 25. An internal bolt was sheared but the culprit failed to gain entry. 0175S 251214

– Someone stole a van parked at Damson Way, Suckley, between 11am Wednesday, December 24, and 8.45am Thursday, December 25. The vehicle was later found in a field about a mile away considerably damaged. 0170S 251214

– Someone entered an unlocked shed in the back garden of a home on Broadheath Common, Lower Broadheath, between 6pm Tuesday, December 23, and 8.30am Wednesday, December 24. The property was searched but nothing appears to have been taken. 0191S 241214

– A Qualcast self-propelled petrol lawn mower was stolen from an unlocked wooden shed in the garden of a premises on Bell Lane, Lower Broadheath, between 6pm Tuesday, December 23, and 8am Wednesday, December 24. 0153S 241214

– A wooden shed in the back garden of a home on Sling Lane was broken into when the hasp was cut off between 5.30pm Tuesday, December 23, and 8am Wednesday, December 24. Nothing appears to have been stolen. 0121S 241214

– Someone damaged the catch to a side gate of a home on Madresfield Road between 10.30pm Tuesday, December 30, and 6am Wednesday, December 31. The culprit caused further damage to the window of a concrete shed in the garden but failed to gain entry. The sensor of a security light had been placed facing downwards. 0105S 311214

– Two secured sheds in the back garden of a home in Lansdowne Close were breached between 8pm Tuesday, December 30 and 8am, Wednesday, December 31. Nothing was stolen. 0057S 311214

– A purse was stolen from a customer in Morrisons at Malvern Retail Park between 11.45am and 1.30pm on Tuesday, December 30. It was located in the victim’s handbag placed on the front hook of a trolley when it was removed. 0266S 301214

– A resident was woken up by a suspected prowler about midnight on Tuesday, December 30. They heard a noise and noticed the rear security light had been triggered at the home in Summerfield Road. A broken window was discovered at the home the next day. 0164S 301214

– A home at Baldenhall was burgled between 5.30pm and 8.50pm on Monday, December 29. The occupier returned home to find the internal garage door open and a double-glazed French door had been smashed. The property had been untidily searched but nothing was reported stolen. 0499S 291214

– The front bumper of a parked vehicle on Lower Chase Road was damaged when another vehicle left the road and collided with it sometime on Tuesday, December 30. 0514S 301214

– A possible attempted animal theft took place near Upper Welland Road on Sunday, December 28, when a female Kune pig about three and half foot long and creamy brown and black in colour, went missing. It was later found safe in a field behind the home later that day. 0067S 301214

– A lawn mower was stolen from a shed on Guarlford Road after it was forced open between 6pm Thursday, January 1, and 9.50am Friday, January 2. 1251-s-020115

– A bungalow on Lower Howsell Road was burgled and a grey pendent necklace was stolen between midday Wednesday, December 31 and 9pm Friday, January 2. 598-s-020115

– Damage was caused to the passenger door window of a vehicle on Main Road, Kempsey, when someone made a failed attempt to break-in about 5am Friday, January 2. 538-s-020115

– Criminal damage was caused to a house on Cowleigh Road when someone spray painted graffiti on to the side rendered wall between midnight and 8.30am on Sunday, January 4, leaving a circle mark. 1259-s-040115

– Graffiti was sprayed on the wall of a house and a neighbour’s van on West Malvern Road overnight between Saturday and Sunday, January 3 to 4. 608-s-030115

– Graffiti was sprayed on the wall of a property on Old Hallow between 7pm and 11.45pm on Saturday, January 3. 608-s-030115

– Two people were spotted peering into a garden at Shirley Close about 10.30pm on Friday, January 2. They ran off when the resident shone a torch at them. 125-s-030115

– A garage on Cowleigh Bank was entered via the back door between 4pm Saturday, January 3, and 8am Sunday, January 4. Boxes were searched but nothing was stolen. 380-s-040115

– A vehicle on Cowleigh Road was sprayed with pink paint between 10pm Saturday, January 3, and 3.37pm Sunday, January 4. Between the same times two vehicles on nearby Old Hallow were also targeted with the same or a similar substance. 324-s-040115

– A van parked on West Malvern Road was sprayed with pink paint between 1am and 11.32am on Sunday, January 4. 22CC/681P/15

– Someone forced open the door of a garage and the door of a shed at a home on Wells Road between 1pm Monday, December 22, and 10am Sunday, January 4. OIS 215-s-040115

– A leaf blower, a Honda mower, two Stihl brushcutters and two drills were stolen from a barn in Suckley between 4pm Sunday, January 4, and 9am Monday, January 5. 124-s-050115

– A dark blue Audi A3 S3 with the registration VRM 911R was stolen from the driveway of a home in Hallow overnight on Friday, January 2. The culprit broke into the house to steal the keys along with two antique dogs. 0089S 020115

– Air was let out of two rear tyres on a car on Minge Lane and damage was caused to the petrol cap when it was targeted between 7pm Saturday, December 27, and 6pm Sunday, December 28. 0417S 281214

– A total of 20 industrial batteries were stolen from a compound on Hanley Road, Upton-upon-Severn, between 6pm Wednesday, December 31, and 8am Saturday, January 3 while it was closed. 0183S 030115


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