{SITE-NAME} Logo
The Police
Message Type Icon

City Centre beat priorities


Update on our beat priorities;

 

YOU SAID: There have been issues with people misusing public spaces in the city centre.

*NOVEMBER UPDATE*

WE DID: 21 beat engagements including crime prevention, ASB advice, fraud crime prevention and bike safety events.
We conducted OP SCEPTRE an intensification week for tackling knife crime which resulted in 6 arrests and 7 knifes taken off the street.
We conducted another instalment of OP PEDALFAST which is our response to dangerous cycling and use of E-Scooters. Resulting in 4 E-Scooters and 7 E-Bikes given their first and only warnings. 21 other cyclists were engaged with and were all in order.
The PSPO powers were utilised 20 times last month to tackle anti-social street drinking in the city centre.

Please report any ASB you experience via our website, 101 or by attending any Police station.
Want to tell us something confidentially? Crime Stoppers.

 

YOU SAID: Issues around the City Centre concerning drug use, drug dealing and drug related anti-social behaviour.

*NOVEMBER UPDATE*
WE DID: Regular patrols of the Market Place have resulted in a small amount of drugs being recovered.
2 youths found in possession of cannabis have been heard at a youth offending panel and will be given community resolutions with conditions to engage with a drug worker.
During patrols of a drug ASB hotspot a male was stop and searched and found in possession of 12 wraps of drugs and a bladed article, he was subsequently arrested and charged.
A student located in possession of cannabis on Bath Lane has been issued with an out of court disposal.
2 males located with Class A drugs in their possession in the City Centre have been issued with out of court disposals.
The beat team have also worked with utility companies and identified a number of addresses being used to produce drugs which have been dismantled.

 

YOU SAID: There has been problems with anti-social behaviour in transport hubs and shopping centres.

*NOVEMBER UPDATE*
WE DID: Regular patrols of the Highcross and Haymarket shopping centre, the Haymarket bus station and St Margaret’s bus station.
We held a meeting with John Lewis supporting their staff with personal safety and how to accurately record anti-social behaviour incidents.
A criminal behaviour order has been granted on a male who was causing significant issues in the City Centre including shop theft. This order places strict control measures on him preventing him from re-offending.
A female shop lifter has been identified for 5 separate offences within the Haymarket shopping centre and admitted to the offences. She will be served with an out of court disposal.
We held 21 beat engagements including crime prevention, ASB advice, fraud crime prevention and bike safety events.

Please report any ASB you experience via our website, 101 or by attending any Police station.
Want to tell us something confidentially? Crime Stoppers.


Reply to this message

Message Sent By
Zane Tompkins
(Leicestershire Police, Sgt 4081, Central Leicester)

Neighbourhood Alert Cyber Essentials