Series of burglaries in Milton Keynes


A series of burglaries across Milton Keynes that saw one house ransacked as the owner was inside has pushed police to remind owners to lock their doors.

Two properties were burgled in Downhead Park between 1pm and 9.50pm on Thursday, April 3 when thieves entered an unsecured ground floor window and stole a silver necklace from the first house.

Between the same times, a second property was entered through an unsecured front door while the victim was in the house.

The bedroom was searched and a silver necklace and a brown leather purse containing cash, and a travel card were stolen.

In Bletchley’s Brooklands Road offenders broke in through an unsecured rear door and stole a Playstation 3 console and a purse containing cash and cards was stolen.

It happened between 2am and 7.45am on Wednesday, April 2. Three teenagers were seen around 4am in the area, one was pushing a bike.

A house in Beanhill was also burgled after thieves entered the property through another unsecured door.

They stole decorating and cleaning materials and mail after getting into the Darnel home between 4pm on Sunday and 1pm on Monday.

Det Con Chris Oakman from Milton Keynes police station said: “Please can residents be reminded to lock all external doors to properties.”

Contact Det Con Wendy Cissell from Milton Keynes police station via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 if you have information about the Downhead Park burglaries or Det Con Chris Oakman regarding the Bletchley and Beanhill break-ins.