Croydon Policing Newsletter – Sanderstead – May 2016

This is the latest edition of the Sanderstead local policing team’s newsletter.

Produced by:
Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2470
Twitter –  @MPSSouthCroydon

Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 20.34.09

Download a copy here: Sanderstead Update MAY16

CCC Public Meeting – Mon 4 July 2016

Please join us for our public meeting being held at:

St Mary’s Church Hall
Addington Village Road

Our meetings are open to anyone and are strictly apolitical.

Please book a free place to attend.

Screen Shot 2016-06-26 at 12.44.57


Cats Protection
Carly Bradbury from Cats Protection will be joining us to explain the benefits of neutering cats and an exciting community project that will take place in New Addington this shortly.

General discussions
The meeting will then open up for notices and discussion of any other subjects offered by those attending.

There will also be local information on display and copies to take away.


Feel free to leave a comment, list a notice you want to present or a topic for discussion as a comment on this post, or email us with details.

Our meetings are open to all and are strictly apolitical.

Screen Shot 2016-06-26 at 13.09.51

Doors open at 7pm, when tea and coffee will be available and you’ll have the chance to meet others attending.

The meeting will start from 7.20pm.

The meeting will be open for you to share your views, offer a notice or propose a topic for discussion.

We will aim to finish around 8.45pm to allow those attending to speak informally, to clear up, and for us to vacate the venue by 9pm. 


Please book a free place on Eventbrite here:

This helps us to cater for numbers and ensures that the meeting start is not delayed.

If you prefer you can email us at and we can book for you, or call us.

Getting there:

There is some free on street parking.  There is also a small parking area behind the hall.

The hall is on tram and bus routes.

Download flyers here: Addington 4 July poster

You can also join our mailing list to get an invitation to our events and occasional updates by emailing

Area covered by M25 animal killer widens

When the injuries and killings of cats originally came to light through the work of SNARL, much of the activity appeared to relate to the Croydon and M25 area. Since then, more reports have come in, both new and historic, including rabbits and foxes as well as cats.

What can you do?

  • Please help by spreading the word so more people are aware.
  • Keep small animals in wherever possible, and ensure cats are called in and kept in at night.
  • REPORT anything suspicious to SNARL and to the Police. It is vital that the evidence is preserved.
  • And if you see anyone with a bladed instrument or suspect that a crime is in progress, please call 999.

Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 21.43.58

The following advice is given by SNARL, the South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty group, who have campaigned hard to get the information out and to get the police to take action. Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 17.25.07

Please read and share.

If you hear about any further domestic or wild animals been injured or found dead with the following:
Slashed neck/ decapitation and/or
Slashed belly and/or
Organs removed and/or
Pelvis removed and/or
Tail removed and/or
Leg/tail removed and/or
Any other injury which looks like it is a knife wound

1. Ask the person to contact SNARL on 07957 830 490 or mobile 07961 030064 immediately

2. Report the finding to the police either by calling 999 if they are at the scene or 101 if it is some time since they saw/ found the body/ parts.

It is ABSOLUTELY VITAL that the body/parts are safeguarded and SNARL will come out, even if it is after hours to collect any body or body parts for examination by the vet working on this case.

If the animal is still alive please take him or her straight to the vet for treatment and call us as soon as you can afterwards.

If you see anyone behaving suspiciously, particularly if they are carrying a knife or bladed weapon, please call 999 (this advice comes directly from the police) immediately.

Follow SNARL

on Facebook: South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty – SNARL

and on Twitter at @SNARLLondon

Keep an eye on their website for information and ways to support their work. Find it at


Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 17.40.32

PETA are also offering a reward for information that leads to a conviction. More details here.

Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 18.00.27

Croydon Policing Newsletter – New Addington – May 2016

Here’s the monthly newsletter covering New Addington.

Why not sign up to receive these newsletters and occasional updates direct to your inbox?  Just email the SNT on the address below to be added.

Produced by:

New Addington Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 07843 065861
Screen Shot 2016-03-10 at 23.23.41

Download a copy here: New Addington May 2016 update

Croydon Policing Newsletter – Selsdon and Ballards – May 2016

Here’s the monthly SNT newsletter, covering Selsdon and Ballards.

Why not sign up to receive these monthly newsletters and other updates direct to your inbox?  Just email the SNT on the address below to be added to the circulation list.

Produced by:

Selsdon and Ballards Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –

Tel – 020 8721 2464

Twitter: @MPSSouthCroydon using the hashtag #Selsdon


Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 21.43.27

Download a copy here: Selsdon and Ballards May 16 Monthly Update 2016 pdf

Croydon Police info alert – burglary in Shirley

Here’s an information alert from the local policing team for Shirley.

Why not sign up to receive occasional important updates and the monthly newsletters  direct to your inbox?  Just email the SNT on the address below to be added to the circulation list.

Information alert

On 14th June 2016 at 1309 hours there was a burglary on Devonshire Way.  There were two suspects.

One was described as Albanian looking, 6 ft tall, short jet black hair, dark jacket.

The second was described Albanian/Turkish looking, 5 ft 7 in tall, short jet black hair, dark coloured leather jacket.

The suspects were on foot and just a short time before the burglary seen to be acting suspiciously looking at houses while walking down the road.

One male climbed over the side gate then opened it for the second.


PCSO 7312 John Iles


Shirley Safer Neighbourhoods Team
Email –
Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 19.36.04

Robbie Gibson – still missing #FindRobbie

Have you seen Robbie?

Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 15.32.48Robert (Robbie) Gibson, 45, was last seen at approximately 15:00hrs on Monday, 13 June leaving his home in Gipsy Hill, SE19 to go for a walk.

Police and his family are growing increasingly concerned for his safety and wellbeing.

Robert is described as white, 6ft tall with a slim build, with grey / silver hair with black rimmed Prada glasses.

He is possibly wearing a blue / grey T-shirt with green/brown khaki trousers.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police in Lambeth on 101 or the charity Missing People on 116000.

Please help by sharing this.

Here are the latest images of Robbie, released by the police.

Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 21.52.12 Have you seen him?

Please share any information or sightings with Lambeth Police on Missing People. 

Lambeth Police:
Call 101 or contact Tony Virgil, Lambeth Police, on 07876 131 748

Missing People: 
Call or text 116 000
It’s a free 24 hour service and confidential

You can download an official poster from the Missing People website, here.

Croydon Policing Newsletter – Coulsdon West – May 2016

Here is the monthly newsletter from the local policing team covering Coulsdon West.

Why wait to view this on this website?  Send and email to the SNT to be added to the email list and receive it straight to your inbox.

Produced by:

Coulsdon West Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2465

Twitter: @MPSSouthCroydon


Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 21.19.59

Download a copy here: Coulsdon West May 2016

Croydon Policing Newsletter – Coulsdon East – May 2016

Here’s the newsletter covering the Croydon council ward of Coulsdon East, keeping people in the ward up to date with policing matters in the area.

Why not sign up to receive these newsletters and important updates direct to your inbox? Just email the address below and ask to be added.

Produced by:

Coulsdon East Safer Neighbourhood Team
Email –
Tel – 020 8721 2059

Twitter: @MPSSouthCroydon

Screen Shot 2016-06-16 at 17.37.48

Download a copy here: Coulsdon East May 2016