POLICE have warned residents to be on their guard after bogus bank letters have been posted through letterboxes in Northwood.
In the past two months, more than a dozen homes have so far reported receiving the scam mail, which has apparently been sent from banks in China or Hong Kong.
A 31-YEAR-OLD from Northwood accused of swindling a woman out of hundreds of pounds is due to face trial.
Michelle Mott, of Thirlmere Gardens, has been charged with six counts of stealing cash, worth £560 in total, from the victim.
A MAN charged with producing 248 cannabis plants in Northwood Hills is due to face trial at crown court.
Nhat Van Nguyen, 37, of no fixed address in the UK, is said to have cultivated the crop at an address in Cranbourne Road.
A COLLECTION box for a Northwood charity and silver valuables were stolen during a burglary near Maple Cross.
Police have released images of two items taken from a property in Halifax Road, in the hope that someone has seen them or been offered them for sale.
A SHOP in Maple Cross was targeted for cash in a robbery last night (9).
About £300 was stolen from McColls newsagents, in Chalfont Road, at about 8.20pm.
The suspect was buying some sweets as a member of staff, a 27-year-old man, was putting money in the till.
A MAN was assaulted during an attempted robbery outside a builders' merchants in Rickmansworth.
The 64-year-old was approached by two men at Travis Perkins in Church Street who threatened him and demanded he hand over cash and a mobile phone.
One of offenders also kicked the man, before they both ran off.
RESIDENTS in the north of Hillingdon are being invited to share their views about crime and anti-social behaviour at a Question Time style event.
People living in Northwood, Northwood Hills, Harefield, east Ruislip and Eastcote are welcome to attend Crime Question Time, at Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, in Oaklands Gate, Northwood on Monday, June 20.
POLICE are searching for a man who entered a primary school without permission and stole a purse from a female member of staff.
This CCTV image shows the man detectives believe may have information about the theft, at Little Green School, in Lincoln Drive, Croxley Green.
A MAN allegedly found with a gun and CS gas is due to face trial.
Nichali Sixto, of Norwich Road, Northwood Hills, was arrested on March 5 in Hayes, where he is said to have been in possession of a black 30mm pistol.
ARSONISTS are believed to be responsible for a shed fire in Rickmansworth yesterday morning (Monday).
Firefighters were called to a property in Chorleywood Road at about 12.30am, after a neighbour raised the alarm.