Windsor and Maidenhead are ‘safe’ areas for you to walk your dogs

Thames Valley Police has confirmed that ‘it is completely safe to walk your dogs in Windsor & Maidenhead’ following rumours of alleged dognapping in the area.

This comes after TVP were made aware of a Facebook post that a local group had published, explaining that there were rumours of an assault and an attempted dog theft at Holyport Green in Maidenhead on the morning of Monday, January 18.

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And even though no-one had reported the rumoured offence or revealed that they were subjected to a crime, TVP were made aware of the post from several concerned residents.

In their Facebook post, TVP Windsor and Maidenhead said: “This afternoon [January 19], PCSO Wingrove & PCSO Welnitz carried out enquires regarding the information in the post to verify the account and locate any potential victim.

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“The person who made the original post did so in good faith having been told about it from a friend, and wanted to pass the information on to the local community.

“We are completely confident this was well-meaning and there was no intention to cause locals any distress.

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“We want to reassure residents that it is completely safe to walk your dogs in Windsor & Maidenhead.”

TVP W&M also urged the residents of the towns and the surrounding areas to visit https://www.police.uk/pu/your-area/ to talk to any officers regarding concerns in their communities.

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