Upton Grange School: Police appeal after intruders ‘ransack’ building

A spate of burglaries has left a Slough school upturned with children set to have a delayed start to the school term.

Upton Grange School, a special needs school dedicated to helping children aged three to seven with complex needs and autism, confirmed it was broken into on multiple occasions following the new year.

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Thames Valley Police are now appealing for witnesses in an investigation into the burglaries.

The burglaries happened on three seperate occasions with the first on Sunday, January 1 at around 6.55pm, Monday, January 2 at around 9.55pm and Tuesday, January 3 at around 4am, at Upton Grange School on Datchet Road.  

The offenders have broken into the building on three occasions, taking a large amount of ICT equipment, credit cards, tools and other items.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Sasha Lakovic, based at Slough police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may have camera footage in the area or any information regarding this incident, to please get in touch.

“We understand that burglaries of this nature can be distressing but we would like to reassure the community that we are taking this seriously and an investigation is underway.

“This offence happened over the Christmas break and we can confirm that there was no risk to anybody at the school during these incidents. The tech that was stolen was adapted to those with special educational needs so we would like the public to please be vigilant if they come across anything similar.

“If you would like to report anything further regarding these offences, you can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43230002619.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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