Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The defenceless are easy victims

It's widely accepted that the mere sight of a firearm raised in defence is enough to have any mugger fleeing. Thanks to forced disarming of law-abiding citizens by the government, we continue to see criminals go about their business with ease in Surrey and across the UK..

19 year old man robbed in Ashford

"POLICE in Spelthorne are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old man was targeted during a recent robbery in Ashford.
The incident took place on the B377 Feltham Road, close to the junction with Chattern Road, at around 10.20pm on Saturday, 10 March."

Man robbed and assaulted in Ashford

"DETECTIVES in Spelthorne are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Ashford where the offenders assaulted a man in his fifties and stole a substantial sum of money."

(Epsom) Dogs set upon man in racist attack

"A Sutton man has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment after pleading guilty to a racially motivated attack in Epsom in which he set his dog on the victim."

Knife point robbery in Woking 

 "Detectives in Woking are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed of his wallet and phone at knifepoint in the Goldsworth Park area of the town. The 27-year-old victim was walking along an alleyway off Cobbetts Close shortly after 9.30pm on Wednesday (29 February) when his path was blocked by two men. One of the men demanded money off the victim and pulled out a lock knife. The victim threw his wallet and mobile phone on the floor before running off in the direction of Woking town centre."
"DETECTIVES in Elmbridge have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a sexual exposure incident in Walton-on-Thames last week. The incident took place in Hersham Road between 9.30pm and 9.45pm on Monday, 20 February. The victim, a 24-year-old woman from Walton-on-Thames, was walking from Bridge Street into the High Street, which then becomes Hersham Road. As the victim walked past a kebab shop she became aware of a man following close behind her. The man then attempted to grab the victim’s shoulder but she quickly moved away from him and got into her parked car before locking the doors.
"DETECTIVES in Spelthorne are appealing for witnesses after a man in his sixties suffered head and spinal injuries following a serious assault in Ashford."
"Detectives in Guildford are appealing for members of the public to come forward with any information they may have following a robbery at the Friary bus station in Guildford in which a laptop was stolen."
Man robbed in Redhill, cash stolen
"The incident took place around 11.10pm on Wednesday, 15 February, as the man walked along Fairfax Avenue. As the man walked along the street he noticed two men standing on the path near to the right-hand bend, he walked passed but one of the men caught up with him and grabbed him by the shoulder. The suspect then took a sum of money from the victim’s pocket before both men walked away."
"Detectives at Surrey Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a man, believed to be in his sixties, at a house in Epsom."
17 year old stabbed in wrist by gang in Redhill

"Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old boy was assaulted in Redhill. The incident took place around 7.15pm on Wednesday, 15 February as the boy walked along Ladbroke Road with two other friends. The victim and his friends were then approached by a group of around ten other young people before being stabbed in the wrist by what officers believe was a knife."
Man robbed in Camberley

"Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in a railway underpass in Camberley on Monday (13 February). The 50-year-old victim was walking along Park Street at around 6pm when he was approached from behind by four men. One of the men grabbed hold of him while the others searched his pockets, taking his wallet. The four men then ran off, three in the Gordon Road direction and one towards the town centre."
Group of around ten youths attack women and her children in Tandridge

"Surrey Police is appealing for information after a woman and two men were attacked in adverse weather conditions at the weekend. The incident took place around 4.30pm on Sunday, 5 February while the victims were attempting to turn round a car near to the common ground on Vicarage Road, Lingfield."
Knifepoint robbery in Chertsey

"RUNNYMEDE police are appealing for witnesses after an offender made off with a significant amount of cash during a knifepoint robbery in Chertsey."
Man robbed and injured in Leatherhead

"Surrey Police is appealing for information after a man in his 20s was robbed in Leatherhead. The incident took place around 8.15pm on Saturday, 21 January when the man was walking along a footpath between Waterway Road and Emlyn Lane. Three men approached the victim, threatened and then attacked him, taking his wallet, silver Samsung mobile phone and passport. The victim suffered cuts and bruises to the face during the attack and was treated near to the scene by ambulance crews before been taken to hospital for treatment."
Attacks such as these cannot be prevented by more laws and more police officers. Only by allowing people to have the ability to defend against such attacks, through for example a licence to carry a suitable personal defence weapon, would see a drop in violent crime rates.