Tag Archives: Police

Break In

Caroline Peacock writes: “I have received the following message this morning, a timely reminder that the approach to Christmas is always, sadly, a risk period for break-ins:

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Neighbourhood Protection

Caroline Peacock writes: I hope you will be pleased to see that we live in an area where the Neighbourhood Protection team has a pretty unexciting life. Teesdale Neighbourhood Protection Report PDF file (89Kb)

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Hit and Run Incident in Darlington

Patricia Iveson passed on the following: Durham Constabulary, 7 November. Details released of vehicle police are keen to trace. Police investigating the death of three year old Danny Wake are appealing for information about a particular vehicle they would like … Continue reading

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Car Thefts

Caroline Peacock writes: “I have been alerted to some recent incidents of pilfering from cars in Hamsterley – searching glove boxes, pinching loose coins and the like.  This has not yet escalated to smashing windows or forcing locks as far … Continue reading

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Bike Thefts

Caroline Peacock writes: “Dear friends, I have received a Police message about a recent upsurge in bike thefts.  It has come to me from a Councillor in the Darlington area, where apparently the problem is acute, but the advice it … Continue reading

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Help spot and stop fraudsters

We need your help to spot and stop fraudsters. Fraudsters target people in many ways: • Through unexpected calls, letters or texts, • Via pushy sales techniques, • Demanding money up-­front, • Asking for personal information.

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New Police non-emergency number

Caroline Peacock writes: “You may have heard or seen a media announcement about this new non-emergency Police number already, perhaps.

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Robbery in Hamsterley

Caroline Peacock writes: “Some of you will already know that there was an attempted burglary at Saunders Avenue during the weekend of 4/5th December, reported on page 8 of the current issue of the Teesdale Mercury.

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Warning – a new credit card scam

Caroline Peacock writes: “The Durham branch of the National Association of Retired Police Officers is circulating this advice about a current credit-card scam.”

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