Student Burglary in Merton Street Oxford

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Student Burglary in Merton Street, Oxford.

A burglary occurred in student accommodation on Merton Street, Oxford on Wednesday (8/11) at around 20:30.

The victim was in her room with the window open when the offender reached in through the window and grabbed her handbag.

The male has then run off in the direction of the High Street.

If anyone has information about this incident please contact the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 ref – 43170333021
In an Emergency please call the police on 999.

If you wish to give information about crime or criminals anonymously please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

Crime Prevention & Reduction Advice

* Always lock your doors and windows, even if you are only leaving your room for a short time. 
* Do not advertise your property by leaving your laptop, mobile, wallet or purse on view through a window.

* Close your curtains when you go out and keep all valuable items out of sight.
* Keep a record of serial numbers on your devices, the IMEI number on your mobile phone and activate a tracker app where possible. 

For further crime prevention advice please visit our website for a complete guide to your home security -

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Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

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