Crimestoppers offers up to £5k reward for information relating to the double shooting in Milton Keynes
Crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for crucial information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person/s responsible for the double shooting in Milton Keynes which left two men, aged 18 and 19, dead. [27 May 2011]
The incident happened in Fishermead Boulevard just after 10pm on Thursday 26 May 2011.
Double shootings: rare but extremely serious
Dave Cording, Crimestoppers’ Deputy Chief Executive said: “This is a very serious crime, double shootings are thankfully relatively rare in the UK, however to help solve this heinous crime, a reward of up to £5,000 is being offered to anyone who can supply us with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person/s responsible for this crime.
“Our thoughts are with friends and family of the deceased.
“I hope the offender/s will be swiftly brought to justice and would urge anyone with information to contact the charity, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via our anonymous online giving information form. No personal details are taken and communication routes are not traced or recorded – no one will know who you are.”
The incident is being investigated by Thames Valley Police.
The reward of up to £5,000 is available to anyone providing information to Crimestoppers, which leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this crime.
Rewards can only be claimed by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Rewards cannot be claimed if giving information via the online form.
For further information contact the Crimestoppers press office.
Notes to editors:
- Crimestoppers is an independent charity which helps the police to solve crimes, making communities safer. It does this by operating the 24/7 telephone number 0800 555 111 which people can ring to pass on information about crimes anonymously. They can also use our ‘giving information’ form via our website www.crimestoppers-uk.org
- Around 23 people are arrested and charged every day as a result of information given to Crimestoppers.
- Since Crimestoppers began in 1988, it has received over 1.2 million actionable calls, resulting in over 107,000 arrests and charges. Over £115 million worth of goods has been recovered and over £210 million worth of drugs has been seized.
- In 2005, Crimestoppers launched the UK’s Most Wanted on its website which allows the public to view images of criminals and pass on vital information about their whereabouts. It has been highly successful with over 1,200 arrests to date.
- Crimestoppers UK was founded by Lord Ashcroft, KCMG, Chairman of Trustees. In 1988, he launched Crimestoppers in the Metropolitan Police area. Crimestoppers’ ‘call to action’ is built on a three-way partnership between the business community, the police and the media.
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