Vile abuse discs found on streets
Police are investigating content and urge people not to open files
POLICE are advising people not to view discs left around towns with ‘disgusting’ content.
Thames Valley Police is advising people not to view the content of discs after a number were found in streets and gardens of homes in the Chesham and Amersham area.
A Facebook user warned other people about the disks on the OurChesham Facebook group after he discovered one and examined the content. The Facebook user told other people to destroy the disks as it has hidden files with images of people being slaughtered with knives, chainsaws, hammers, child abuse and animal slaughtering.
According to the Facebook group, the discs have been found outside the church in Old Amersham as well as at the front of people’s houses,
Media officer for Thames Valley Police, Connie Primer, said: “Police have received several reports of discs left in flowerboxes/beds and in the street in The Spinney and Broad Street, Chesham, and Whielden Street, Amersham, in the last few days. The discs are printed with the same symbols and their content is being investigated.”
Inspector Richard Vine, of the Chiltern and South Bucks Neighbourhood North Policing Team based at Amersham, said: “I would like to reassure the local community that we are investigating this and I would urge anyone who receives, or finds, one of these discs not to open them on their computer or laptop, but to contact us via the 24-hour enquiry centre on 101.
“I would also like to appeal for anyone who saw these discs being distributed, or has any further information, to get in touch and assist us with our investigation.”
One man, who wished to remain anonymous, found one of the discs in Amersham on Monday.
He said: “I found a CD on the floor by the side of a bush near Whielden Street in Amersham, it was plain as day. I left it where it was as I saw on Facebook, I was not prepared to pick it up, it is disgusting.
“I hope something is sorted out with it. It scares the life out of me, are we safe? We just don’t know.”
Chesham Town councillor, Derek Lacey, said: “I have never heard of anything like this before and I do not want to hear anything like this ever again. It worries me that a child or a teenager could ever pick it up, it is disgusting.”
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
Police are warning the public to not view the content of this disc