RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF
Local Crime Alert
Since the last Neighbourhood watch brief we have had one report of a burglary residential to a shed in Balk Rd, Ryhall. Unknown person(s) have gained entry by removing panels, no property was taken. This incident occurred sometime overnight between 15/02/2018 & 16/02/2018.
Five reports of vehicle crime ranging from theft of number plates to theft of tools across Rutland. These incidents occurred between 15/02/2018 & 17/02/2018.
Rural Crime Awareness Breakfast at Rutland Agricultural Society, Showground Way on 22nd February between 09:00 & 11:00
Beat Surgery at Ketton Library on 22nd February between 10:00 & 11:00
Beat Surgery at Uppingham Library on 23rd February between 10:00 & 11:00
Beat Surgery at Catmose Sports Centre on 24thFebruary between 11:00 & 12:00
Friends Against Scams – Let’s stop victims suffering in silence and take a stand against Scams today. It is so important to talk about this, to debunk any taboos associated with being scammed and to bring this huge criminal problem out into the open! Help each other by spreading scam awareness: http://ow.ly/CqQZ30iorcA #FriendsAgainstScams #ScamAware #FASMillionpic.twitter.com/2IZYRY6pSc
If you would like to be a Friend Against Scams you can attend a short awareness session in person or complete the online training.
After this session you will be asked to start taking action to "Take a Stand Against Scams". This could be by talking to your neighbours, friends or family about scams or writing to your local MP asking them to promote scams awareness action by delivering key messages to prevent people from being scammed. For more ideas of what you can do as a Friend, take a look at the 'Friends' Pledges' on the 'What is Friends Against Scams?' page.
Anyone with information about a crime in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can call Leicestershire Police by dialing 101 (calls cost 15p) or call Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.