Burbage Update

Alert message sent 04/11/2020 23:07:00

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An update for Burbage

Incidents of vehicle crime have improved this week. There have not been any reported incidents relating to this type of crime.

There has been one incident though of residential burglary. This happened today in the Rugby road area. It is believed the incident happened sometime between 07:30 – 19:00 today (04/11/2020). Entrance was gained through a window at the back of the property and targeted items included jewellery and cash. Investigations are ongoing but if you have any information that may help, please get in touch quoting 20*583639.

Please be aware of COVID SCAMS. These include text messages and WhatsApp messages claiming you can get £100 from the government for staying at home. Please don’t click on the links or call anyone. These types of scams may show in Emails, phone calls, letters and text messages. If you do have any questions around COVID and needing support, you can visit the government website https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus .

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I visited one of our local schools this week and completed a presentation as requested. I spoke with children around Internet safety, Bullying and other online dangers. Hopefully our words of advice and information helps our younger residents make good decisions going forward. Due to lockdown we have passed on our presentations to other local schools to help teachers deliver our message and hopefully help them stay safe online.

You can also visit https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ to find out loads of useful online information for all ages.

We have continued with more Vehicle and premises searches in Burbage. One arrest made. Investigations ongoing. Please continue to support us with any information you have around criminal activity.

There are a variety of ways you can report information https://www.police.uk/pu/contact-the-police/what-and-how-to-report/how-to-report/

We have been continuing with targeted patrols this week, looking out for suspicious behaviour and speaking with local residents. See if your door bells or CCTV have seen us or anything suspicious in your area. 

We have been patrolling all of the village and this includes the local parks. I have started to show our new PC Sharpe around the village and he is eager to get to know you all so give him a wave if you see him about :) 

Crime Prevention and other useful information

You can see the crime figures for Burbage at https://www.police.uk/

Check if your Email address has been compromised https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Action Fraud, for Scam reporting and advice https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

Vehicle security https://www.leics.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-of-a-vehicle/vehicle-attracting-thieves/

Burglary advice https://www.leics.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/residential-burglary/

Age UK https://www.ageuk.org.uk/ Lots of great advice if you have any concerns for someone. Well worth a look.

Thank you and take care.

Darren 6035

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