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£1,000 Crimestoppers reward for information on Wycombe car vandalism

| March 24, 2015

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A reward of up to £1,000 has been offered by the independent charity Crimestoppers for information relating to the recent criminal damage to vehicles in High Wycombe.

The cash reward is being offered for anonymous information given to Crimestoppers which leads to arrest and charge of anyone in relation to ongoing damage to vehicles in the town.

Police are continuing to patrol the residential areas of High Wycombe supported by the mounted section and dog section, in order to tackle the ongoing criminal damage.

On Saturday 21st March 2015 nine vehicles were damaged in Dashwood Avenue, Wycombe. Police would like to speak to an Asian man in his late teens to early twenties and of slim build in relation to the damage in Dashwood Avenue.

They would also like information about the movements of a dark coloured hatchback car thought to be a Vauxhall Corsa, in the area.

On Monday 23rd March 2015, at about 6.00pm six vehicles were damaged in Pettifer Way, High Wycombe.

Thames Valley Police officers would like to speak to two Asian boys in relation to damage in Pettifer Way. They were aged 14 to 16, slim and of about 5ft 3ins to 5ft 5ins in height. They were wearing dark clothing.

Superintendent Ed McLean, commander of Wycombe LPA, said: ‘I understand the ongoing criminal damage is a concern for many. It is innocent members of the public who are being affected by this needless damage.

Additional police resources, including more officers on patrol, police horses and police dogs, are on patrol each day.

We are continuing to make arrests in connection with these incidents and enquiries are ongoing.

We ask that police and the community work together to put a stop to this behaviour.

Julia Hughes, regional manager for Crimestoppers, said: ‘Crimestoppers understands that very often people have information but are too scared to come forward. We want to assure people that if they contact Crimestoppers they will not have to give a statement or go to court.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Thames Valley Police on 101. However in an emergency always dial 999.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555 111 or by filling in an anonymous on-line form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Crimestoppers does not take personal information and cannot trace calls or information given on-line. You do not have to give a statement or appear in court.

The £1,000 reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers.

On Saturday 21st March 2015 a 16 year old boy and 20 year old man, both from High Wycombe were arrested and released on police bail.

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