Taupo Police report for the past week
‘‘Family harm incidents keep ticking over. Police encourage people to keep reporting these incidents so they can assist in keeping families safe. ’’ Taupo Police.
A Police search for a silver Holden Commodore last week has had good results. The police received a lot of information and as a result of the publicity around this the driver contacted police. Burglaries:
There werea total of three burglaries between the reported times. There were two reported at one house on Scannell Street. The victim was away from his house. He has returned to find the window into the lounge has been forced open and offenders had entered the property. The offenders had been in the bedrooms and the lounge and upturned and opened drawers and cupboards. The victim has looked through the house and does not think anything has been taken.
Also on Scannell St the same victim’s clothes have been stolen from the washing line located at back of his unit.
There was also one reported burglary on Elizabeth Street between the reported times which involved the victim’s vehicle, that was parked on his property, being broken into, The victim states that he returned to the vehicle to find that someone had stolen tools - there appears to be no damage to the vehicle though he has found that one of his windows (very back window) is hard to wind down now. There was no disturbance made to the house itself and no attempt to steal the vehicle was made. Family Harm Incidents: Family harm incidents keep ticking over. Police attended seven incidents over the past week resulting in one arrest. Police encourage people to keep reporting these incidents so they can assist in keeping families safe. Theft of Motor Vehicle: On Greenwich Street one victim’s caravan was stolen when it was parked directly outside his house on the main road. The caravan is used often, the caravan was on its four legs to make it stable, the suspects would have had to detach and retract the legs to tow the caravan away. The victim’s wife arrived home on 19/5/17 at 1900hrs and the caravan was still there, throughout the night nothing was heard. Theft of Property: There were 12 thefts from Hallensteins, Liquor King, Pak n Save, Kathmandu and Mobil.