Top reported crimes
Most commonly reported crimes during Dec 2020
Crime levels overview
Crime for last year
Crime per Month
Your local policing team
Local policing teams are groups of officers dedicated to serving the community. Teams are made up of officers based in the area, supported by additional officers from the wider area.
Teams work closely with local authorities, organisations, partners and residents to decide policing priorities. This helps teams find long-term solutions to local problems.
Reports of sheds being broken into and items stolen
2 males have been arrested and investigations are still on going. There has been a significant drop in burglary to sheds since these arrests. Please click on the following link to access crime prevention advice - https://www.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/non-residential-burglary/secure-shed-garage/
Reports of thefts from motor vehicles and individuals trying car door handles
One male has been arrested for vehicle breaks in the area and the investigation is ongoing - please click on the following link to access crime prevention advice - https://www.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-from-a-vehicle/vehicle-safe-and-sound/
Reports of individuals begging and sleeping rough in and around Caversham Centre
Working with partner agencies the North Reading Neighbourhood Policing Team are trying to address the needs of the individuals and also encourage members of the public to not give cash but to donate to local charities working with the homeless.
Reports of burglaries to sheds and garages where items have been stolen, predominately bicycles.
Through Thames Valley Alert and Social Media the public have been given crime prevention advice. The North Reading Neighbourhood Team along with other force departments have also patrol known hot spots
Contact your local policing team
Reading Police Station
Castle Street, Reading, Berks