SHIFNAL CRIME

Rural Watch – East Shropshire

Information as it becomes available in regards thefts and warnings in your area.

Rural News from around the Patch

EVENING FOLK’S

We start tonight’s bulletin with missing persons

Have you seen missing Broadway man?

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing man from Broadway, in Worcestershire.

Richard Brown

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Richard Brown, aged 30 years, from Broadway, left his home address this morning (Wednesday 28 November) on foot at around 8.45am. 

He is described as being white, of a slim build, around 6ft tall with a short brown hair. He was last seen wearing grey jeans and a grey hooded top.

Officers have released a picture and are appealing for anyone who has seen a man matching his description to get in touch as enquiries continue to establish his whereabouts.

Inspector Andy Smith who is leading the search said: “We have growing concerns over the welfare of Richard, and I would appeal to anyone who has seen a man matching his description to please contact us as soon as possible.

“Equally, I would ask Richard if he sees our appeal to let us know he is safe and well.

“Please contact police on 101 with any information as soon as possible.”

Issued: 4.50pm, Wednesday 28 November, MC, Corporate Communications

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Police ask public to help them locate 33 year old Sam Brown, from Worcester

33 year old Sam Brown from Worcester

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Police are asking the public for information on the whereabouts of 33 year old Sam BROWN, from Worcester, who is wanted for breach of a restraining order.

Police would also like to speak to him in relation to an allegation of malicious communication and are asking him to please attend Worcester Police Station as soon as possible.

He is described as a white male, about 5ft 11 inches tall, of medium build with short dark hair, green eyes and clean shaven.

Anyone with information that could help police locate him is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting Genie reference 845256F. Information can also be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Information sought on whereabouts of missing Shrewsbury teenagers

Police are concerned for the whereabouts of two 16-year-old teenage girls from Shrewsbury.

Hafsa Mourdoude and Benedita Joao were last seen on Saturday (24 November) and it is thought they may have travelled to the Kensington area of London.

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Hafsa MourdoudeHafsa is described as Asian, around 5ft 8in tall with black hair. She is believed to be wearing a grey roll next sweater and blue Nike trainers.(Opens in a new window)
Benedita Joao

Benedita is described as being of medium build, around 5ft 8in tall with very long black hair. She was thought to be wearing blue jeans, a black top and light brown Nike trainers at the time of her disappearance.

Officers are appealing for the girls themselves or anyone who has seen them to get in touch. Anyone with information concerning their whereabouts should call West Mercia Police on 101.

Issued: 9pm, Tuesday 27 November, Laura Maltby, Corporate Communications

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SO WHAT’S OUR “Joe Criminal” up to across the force area

More “Car Key Burglaries”, and More break-ins both urban & rural, Quad Bikes, Reg. Plates.

Burglary – Phone dealers – New street, Wellignton

OIS Number: 0384S 251118
Burglary – New Street, Wellington.


Between approximately 1630 hours on 25/11/2018 and 0900 hours on 26/11/2018 a mobile phone dealers in New Street, Wellington was broken into.


Entry was gained via the backdoor and all the electronic equipment valued at over £15,000 was stolen from within.


With the dark evenings, the winter months offer opportunities for burglars. Make sure you take some simple precautions to protect your home and property. Crime prevention advice can be found at: https://www.westmercia.police.uk/winter-security-advice

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PLEASE REPORT ALL SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS AT ONCE

DON’T LET YOUR AREA BECOME A CRIME HOT-SPOT,

LETS TURN THE TABLES AND MAKE IT A HOT-SPOT FOR THE CRIMINALS

ANY SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, GET THE Reg. and

REPORT IT IN TO THE POLICE and to

shifnalcrime@outlook.com

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Burglary, Canal Side, Trench, Telford

0567S 241118

Overnight on 23rd November 2018 a garage on Canal Side, Trench, Telford one of a number at this location was broken into. This is the site of a number of rented garages, a number of which also had been, or an attempt made, to break into them.

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OIS: 0150S 251118
BURGLARY CRESCENT ROAD HADLEY TELFORD
OVERNIGHT
A private residence was broken into, the keys to a blue 2015 registered VW Golf stolen, and the car was then stolen.

0246S 221118

Overnight on 21st November 2018 A car parked on the driveway of a private residence on New Street, St Georges, Telford was vandalised with multiple scratches to the paintwork.

Burglary, Muckleton, Shawbury

WEM SNT
Burglary at Residential Premises
Between 11pm Wednesday / 7am Thursday 21-22 November, a shed at a premises in Muckleton was broken into and a green Yamaha 550 quad bike was stolen. (Incident reference: 0075s 221118.)

Theft of a Pedal Cycle
Between 9.45pm/11.15pm on Friday 23rd November, a silver and red pedal cycle was taken from Leek Street, Wem. (Incident: 0827s 231118.)

Theft of Extension Ladder
The overnight theft of a 6 meter extension ladder from a yard at a building site in Bank House Lane, Wem, was reported to Police at 8am on Tues 27 November. (Incident:0116s 271118.)

If you have information that you believe may be in connection to these or any further incidence, please contact the Police on 101, quoting the OIS incident reference number given if known. For emergencies please call 999.  

Remain vigilant around your area and report suspicious persons, vehicles or activity to the Police on 101. Information can also be given anonymously to the Independent Charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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THIS IS THE NEW NUMBER TO RING FOR RURAL CRIME

By calling 0800 783 0137 or visiting www.ruralcrimereportingline.uk, farmers, rural businesses and the

 public can anonymously give information about crime relating to:

  • Large-scale, industrial fly-tipping
  • Hare coursing
  • Machinery theft
  • Livestock theft

IF A CRIME IS IN PROGRESS THEN RING 9 9 9

Always ask for an O.I.S. Number when reporting any crime