NHW Crime Briefing – Friday 1st June

Digbeth Residents Association and Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is commited to working with West Midlands Police (WMP) to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in Digbeth. However, we need your help! The good news is that year-to-date, total recorded crime is down 16.8%, burglary dwelling is down 13% and robbery is down a massive 47.6%.

As part of a pilot scheme, WMP now sends daily updates to the Digbeth Residents Assoociation NHW, which are being summarised weekly and shared with residents. If you have any comments or would like further information, please comment on this post or email contact@mydigbeth.co.uk

With the lovely weather we’ve been having, please don’t let your guard drop. Ensure to close and lock all windows when you are not home to prevent yourself from becoming the victim of crime.

Stay safe Digbeth! 🙂


Useful link: http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/crime-reduction/safer-homes/index.asp

BURGLARY DWELLING – 29th MAY 2012 at approx 10:25 Cheapside Digbeth
Offenders forced lock on front door to gain entry to property.


Useful link: http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/safermotors/

THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE – 26th MAY 2012 at approx 06:10 Bordesley Street, Digbeth

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE – 27th MAY 2012 at approx 21:30 Bradford Street, Digbeth
Offenders smashed the passenger side window and took a satnav.

ATTEMPT THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE – 29th MAY 2012 at approx 23:30 Lombard Street, Highgate
Offender was disturbed by the owner whilst breaking into vehicle. The offender was detained and arrested by officers at the scene.

THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE – 26th MAY 2012 at approx 04:00 Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth

THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE – 31st MAY 2012 at approx 22:30 Bordesley Street, Digbeth

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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