NHW NW Alert members of the public foil criminals
Police are urging people in Warwickshire to stay alert to potential criminal activity after two separate incidents where members of the public called the police after disturbing people acting suspiciously around homes and cars in Warwickshire in recent days.
Incident 8 of 12 February: At 1.45am on Sunday 12 February a quick thinking member of the public shouted at two males she believed were attempting to break in to a home in Trentham Close, Nuneaton after she heard a loud bang. The males shouted abuse back at her. Officers arrived to find the males had fled the scene and made an immediate search of the area in an attempt to locate them. Officers believe the males may have entered the gardens from Packwood after discovering a fence panel was removed in the garden.
Incident 17 of 14 February: At 2.20am on Tuesday 14 February a member of the public called the police after seeing a male in a reddish hooded top on his driveway in Beverley Road, Leamington Spa. The male seemed to be trying the door handle of his car. The householder shouted at him and he ran off towards Rugby Road. The car was not damaged.