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The Oxford Mail and Thames Valley Police are once again running our Badvent initiative, featuring suspects officers want to hunt down. If you recognise any of the suspects on this page, please call Thames Valley Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

First two of Badvent criminals face justice

Oxford Mail: Daniel Collins

10:10am Wednesday 9th January 2013

A PAIR of criminals caught during the Oxford Mail’s Christmas Badvent campaign have been hauled before the courts.

Badvent suspect cleared by police

12:07pm Monday 31st December 2012

A MAN captured on CCTV at a gym when a car was stolen has been cleared of any involvement by police.

Store counting cost of festive booze raid

Oxford Mail: Recognise them?

8:00am Monday 24th December 2012

THE young men pictured behind day 24 of our Badvent calendar are thought to have helped themselves to baskets full of booze which went missing from a convenience store.

December 23: Suspects sought over theft of Twilight DVD

Oxford Mail: December 22: CCTV used to trace alleged fuel thieves

8:00am Sunday 23rd December 2012

REVEALED behind door number 23 of our Badvent calendar is a couple thought to have stolen a can of beer and a Twilight DVD.

December 22: CCTV used to trace alleged fuel thieves

Oxford Mail: Police are seeking these alleged fuel thieves

8:00am Saturday 22nd December 2012

REVEALED behind door number 22 of our Badvent calendar are two men police believe stole nearly £1,000 worth of fuel in Witney.

December 21: Shoplifting suspects are caught on CCTV

8:00am Friday 21st December 2012

Two men are suspected of stealing more than £400 worth of vodka and candles, and punching someone in the face when he tried to stop them.

Can you help trace suspected pervert?

Oxford Mail: Can you help trace suspected pervert?

8:00am Thursday 20th December 2012

A MAN, who police believe exposed himself in a sex shop, is hiding behind door 20 of our Christmas criminal calendar.

December 19: Police bet someone knows raid suspect

Oxford Mail: The suspect

7:00am Wednesday 19th December 2012

THE hooded man in today’s Badvent frame is thought to have robbed a bookmaker’s at knifepoint and made off with about £2,000 in cash.

Badvent December 18: Trio wanted for attack on boy

Oxford Mail: The men wanted over an assault in the centre of Oxford

8:00am Tuesday 18th December 2012

THREE men are wanted by police after a 15-year-old boy was headbutted, punched and kicked in an afternoon assault in Oxford city centre.

Thieves stole purses and phones in pubs

Oxford Mail: Thieves stole purses and phones in pubs

8:00am Monday 17th December 2012

TODAY’S Badvent pair are wanted by police after mobile phones and purses were stolen from Oxford city centre pubs.

December 16: Suspect robber not seen since October

Oxford Mail: Nadeem Ashraf

8:00am Sunday 16th December 2012

BEHIND door number 16 of our Christmas crime calendar is a robber police want to take back to prison.

Badvent December 15: Dealing suspect in the frame

Oxford Mail: Albert Haxhia

8:00am Saturday 15th December 2012

HIDING from the police and behind door 15 of our Christmas crime calendar is suspected drug dealer Albert Haxhia.

DAY 14: Suspect sought over series of petrol raids in Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail: Suspect sought over series of petrol raids in Oxfordshire

8:00am Friday 14th December 2012

TODAY’S suspect is wanted by police after fuel was stolen from petrol stations across the county and a car was set on fire near Oxford Crematorium.

Make house burglar a Christmas present to police

7:00am Thursday 13th December 2012

BURGLARY suspect Daniel Collins is thought to have broken into two Cowley homes last month.

DECEMBER 12: Suspect wanted on £580 make-up theft

Oxford Mail: Hannah Wooloff

7:00am Wednesday 12th December 2012

BADVENT suspect number 12 is an Oxford woman suspected of making-off with more than £580 worth of cosmetics.

BADVENT 11: Gym visitor suspect in summer car theft

8:00am Tuesday 11th December 2012

DECEMBER 31 UPDATE: This man came forward to police following this story and has been eliminated from all investigations.

BADVENT 10: ‘Woman grabbed by throat during a row’

Oxford Mail: Andre Berley

8:00am Monday 10th December 2012

IF YOU recognise the face behind door 10 of our crime calendar police would love to hear from you, as this man is suspected of grabbing a woman round the throat.

December 8 and 9: Police need help to trace two suspects

Oxford Mail: Jennifer Pugh

8:00am Saturday 8th December 2012

REVEALED in our Badvent calendar today are a suspected charity cash thief and a man accused of attacking a police officer.

December 7: Thief left city hotel without paying

Oxford Mail: Emily Goodman

8:00am Friday 7th December 2012

LURKING behind door seven of our criminal Christmas calendar is an Oxford woman suspected of shoplifting and staying at a “high quality” hotel without paying.

DECEMBER 6: Help police to catch thief who stole food

Oxford Mail: Badvent shoplifting suspect

8:00am Thursday 6th December 2012

A MEAT thief who helped himself to more than £100 worth of food is on Thames Valley Police’s Christmas wishlist this year.

December 5: Help police to catch tattooed shoplifter

Oxford Mail: Jake Goodwin

8:00am Wednesday 5th December 2012

TODAY’S festive fugitive hiding behind our Badvent door for December 5 is 18-year-old Jake Goodwin, who is suspected of shoplifting vodka.

DECEMBER 4: Shoplifting suspect left trainers behind

Oxford Mail: The shoplifting suspect

8:00am Tuesday 4th December 2012

THIS shoplifting suspect, who police say left his gold-trim Nike Air shoes at the crime scene, is no Cinderella.

December 3: Cosmetics suspect pointed scissors at staff

Oxford Mail: December 3: Cosmetics suspect pointed scissors at staff

8:00am Monday 3rd December 2012

OUR latest seasonal suspect is this shopper who police say tried to steal more than £200 of cosmetics.

December 2: Drugs suspect failed to answer bail

Oxford Mail: Liam Rowe

8:00am Sunday 2nd December 2012

HIDING behind the door on day two of our Badvent calendar is drugs suspect Liam Rowe.

December 1: Metal thief stripped lead from schools

Oxford Mail: Mark Hendron

8:00am Saturday 1st December 2012

REVEALED behind the first door of our Christmas criminal calendar is metal thief Mark Hendron, who stripped lead from schools, charities and a church.

Make some criminal’s Christmas miserable

8:00am Saturday 1st December 2012

CHRISTMAS is the season of goodwill, but not everyone has been good this year.






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