Thieves in the Stadthalle changing rooms

Two Russian dancers were targeted by thieves in the Stadthalle in Oberursel on Thursday, 4th January, 2018. At some time between 6pm and 10.30pm, while they were dancing, the thieves entered the changing rooms and stole cash from both dancers as well as a jacket. The total value of the items is put at several hundred Euros.
Police in Oberursel would like to hear from witnesses or anyone with information on 06171 62400.

Senior citizen robbed at home

An 82-year-old woman was robbed in her home in the Marxstraße on Friday, 14th July, 2017 between 10.40am and 11.10am.

It appears that whilst one of the thieves used a cover story to gain access to the flat and distract her, the second thief went looking for valuables in the bedroom.  They then fled with several thousand Euros worth of items.

Detectives in Bad Homburg would like anyone with information to call them on 06172 1200.

Handbag stolen from car boot

Between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday afternoon (2nd July, 2017) thieves managed to open the boot of a black Audi parked in the Aumühlenstraße in Oberursel.  There, they stole a handbag that had been left in the boot.  The bag and its contents are worth around €1,000.

Police would like witnesses to call them on 06171 62400.


A number of bicycles stolen

Police report that a number of bicycles have been stolen in Oberursel in recent days.

At the weekend, two valuable bicycles worth over €2,000 were stolen from the Oberhöchstadter Straße.  It appears that the thieves broke into a garage where the bicycles had been locked up.

Then on Monday, 10th July, 2017, a witness observed a number of youths as they stole a valuable e-book from the Hans-Thoma-School at 7.45pm.  The witness said that there were four people involved, and all of them wore dark clothing.

In both cases police are asking anyone with information to call them on 06171 62400.

Attempt to steal mountain bikes from car roof

Thieve attempted to steal two valuable mountain bikes that were attached to the roof of a car in the Berliner Straße on Sunday, 2nd July, 2017 sometime between midnight an 10am.
The roof-rack carrying the bikes had a locking mechanism which the thieves were unable to open, but they caused about 500 Euros of damage to the car by scratching it in the attempt.
Police in Oberursel ask anyone who saw anything to call them on 06171 62400.

Tyre thieves caught in Frankfurt

Two men are accused of stealing a complete set of tyres from an Audi A5 in the early hours of Monday morning (25th January, 2016) in the Mauerfeldstraße in Weißkirchen.  The car was left on wooden blocks.

A witness spotted the theft take place at around 1.15am and called the police.  A short time later, a similar theft was reported in nearby Königstein, with the vehicle used to transport the tyres fitting the description of the one from Weißkirchen.  Armed with the registration number, police were able to look for it specifically and found it in Frankfurt in the Rebstock area at 2am.

The vehicle, a silver van, contained two sets of high-value tyres, one of which was the set from the Mauerfeldstraße.  The two suspects, aged 39 and 45, were arrested.  Both are of no fixed abode and were presented to the custody judge the same afternoon.

Thieves pretended to be house buyers

A pair of thieves pretended to be interested in buying a house in Weißkirchen in “An der Kreuzwiese”.

In doing so they were able to gain access to the house where the female member of the pair distracted the elderly house owner whilst her male accomplice checked the cupboards for valuables.

When the house owner became suspicious and wanted to call the police they both fled.

The woman is described as being about 30 years old, 1.75m tall with very long black hair.  The man is also described as being around 30 years old, but with short black hair.

Cash and jewellry were stolen.

Car thieves caught on Good Friday

Three car thieves met their match on Good Friday when they forced their way into a Honda Civic on the Hohemarkstraße and made off with the vehicle.

A witness who saw the crime take place called the police who sent a patrol car to investigate.  The car which was presumed to be stolen was still travelling along the Hohemarkstraße and the police officers signalled to the driver to stop.

However not only did car fail to stop, a high-speed chase ensued through the centre of Oberursel, even through parts of the old town and the pedestrian precinct.  It was only when the car came to the dead-end at the end of the Aumühlenstraße that the three men left the car and ran off towards the “Weingärtenumgehung” (by-pass).

One of the men was caught by police after 150 metres and was arrested despite his resistance.  The other two men were caught a short time later in the area.  All three are of Eastern European original and are now in custody.

Meanwhile police are trying to find out if they can be linked to other car thefts in the area.


Navigation devices stolen in Oberstedten

Police have reported that in the night between the 14th and 15th of January, thieves broke into 3 BMW cars and 1 Mercedes in Oberstedten.

In each case they smashed the triangular window to gain entry and then removed the navigation equipment.  The total damage is estimated at around 10,000 Euro.

The BMW cars were parked in the Edith-Stein-Weg, Eschenweg and Usinger Straße.  The Mercedes was parked in “Am alten Bach”.

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