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RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF

Alert message sent 27/08/2019 12:00:00

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RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF
Local Crime Alert
Since the last Neighbourhood watch brief we have had one report of theft in Burley Rd, Langham.  Unknown persons have removed vehicle parts. This incident occurred between 19/08/2019 18:00 & 20/08/2019 08:52.
One report of criminal damage in Parkfield Rd, Ryhall. Known suspects spray graffiti on playground equipment. This incident occurred between 18/08/2019 16:00 & 19/08/2019 09:00.
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Beat Surgery at Uppingham Library on 30th Aug between 10:00 & 11:00
Beat Surgery at Cottesmore Community Centre on 8th Sept between 10:30 & 11:30
Beat Surgery at Buttercross, Marketplace Oakham, on 21st Sept between 10:00 & 11:00
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Vehicle Crime - Leaving items on display in the car, for example, handbags, jackets, laptops and mobile phones, are an appealing target for thieves. Take them with you, or put them out of view whenever possible. Always remove your car stereo if you can.
Make sure that doors are locked, windows are closed and keys are removed from the ignition when you leave the car even if it’s only for a moment. On icy mornings, never leave your vehicle unattended with the engine running.
In the home, store car keys in a safe place out of sight and away from windows and doors. Seeing keys within a property can present an attractive opportunity for thieves.
All car equipment - whether you can remove it or not - should be permanently marked, in a visible place, with the vehicles registration number or another unique identifying number linked to a recognised database.
Register any vehicle equipment such as CD players, in-car DVD payers, and sat nav’s, for free with immobilise.com
If you have a garage, use it. Always lock your car and garage. Remove satellite navigation devices where possible, including the support cradle and cables. Wipe away any suction pad marks left on the windscreen or dashboard.
Installing a 'Thatcham' approved immobiliser or investing in a steering lock can deter thieves.
Retract car aerials and tuck in wing mirrors to discourage vandals.
Using public car parks - When using public car parks, try to park in a Park Mark® Safer Parking facility. These facilities have been vetted by the Police and have measures in place to create a safer environment for both you and your vehicle. Look for the Park Mark® logo or search online at www.parkmark.co.uk for a list of locations
If you can’t find a Park Mark® car park, try to avoid parking in places that are unlit, unattended, have easy access and are hidden from public view
Anyone with information about a crime in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can:
Email contactus@leicesteshire.pnn.police.uk
Visit our website and report online
Call 101 (always call 999 in an emergency)
Call Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111

 
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Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

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