Tags: Crime

Worried About Getting Hacked?

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Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts reported in one year.

If a hacker got into your email or social media account, what would they find? Health and banking information? Names and contact details for your friends and family? Private photos and messages? For most people, it's at least one of those.

Your email and social media accounts contain a wealth of personal information about you, which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:31 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Land Off of Banbury Lane (Pineham Lock)

Land Off of Banbury Lane (Pineham Lock)

We are aware of concerns from residents that land off of Banbury Lane, Northampton has not been adequately secured following work carried out by the Environment Agency which could lead to trespassers using the land again.

We have been in contact with Northampton Borough Council to ask them to rectify the situation as a matter of urgency. In the meantime officers from the Northampton Neighbourhood Team... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 09:35 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Protect Yourself from Vehicle Crime

Protect Yourself from Vehicle Crime

We are seeing an increase of vehicle crime across Northampton District.

In some cases these are opportunistic thefts, you can protect your property by following the measures in this link: https://www.northants.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-from-a-vehicle/vehicle-safe-and-sound/

Please share this information with your family, friends, and neighbours.

Kind Regards

Nick

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Nick Paul (Police,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:42 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

There Has Been An Increase In Vehicle Crime In Your Area

There Has Been An Increase In Vehicle Crime In Your Area

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

There has been an increase in vehicle crime in your area.

Always keep your car locked and close the windows - even if you are only leaving the vehicle for a few moments.

Always remove all items from your vehicle when parked - even an old coat may be enough to tempt a thief.

Never leave keys in the ignition, not even at a garage when paying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:34 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Protect Your Passw0rd National Campaign

Protect Your Passw0rd National Campaign

Neighbourhood Watch launches PROTECT YOUR Pa$$W0rD campaign with 3 quick and easy steps

As we spend more time at home and on our online devices, over one third (34%) of people say that they're more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and a startling 1 in 5 people are a victim of cybercrime!* You could be more at risk than you might think.

If strengthening your passwords is something you keep... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 10:19 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Do You Suspect Drug Dealing In Your Area?

Do You Suspect Drug Dealing In Your Area?

Do You Suspect Drug Dealing In Your Area?

See the file attached to find out about the signs that could help you spot a drug dealer in your area.

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:40 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Compromised Facebook Accounts Used To Lure Victims Into Paypal Scam

Compromised Facebook Accounts Used To Lure Victims Into Paypal Scam

There has been a surge of reports where the recipient has received messages through Facebook Messenger from friends/family requesting to use their Pay Pal account to receive funds from the sale of items on EBay. Overall, between 1 June 2020 and 31 July 2020 a total of 95 reports have been made which specifically mention that the item sold was a camera.

Messages are sent by fraudsters purporting to be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:29 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Communal Bin and Cycle Stores

Communal Bin and Cycle Stores

We have recently had a number of complaints of persons are gaining access to communal bin and cycle stores across the area. It appears that persons have been using these locations to use illegal substances. Please can all residents who access these locations ensure that they are locked and secured where possible.


In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 09:27 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Scam - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Scam - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:22 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police

Scam Warning - Amazon Gift Cards

Scam Warning - Amazon Gift Cards

Detectives in Northamptonshire are warning the public about a new scam where victims are tricked into buying Amazon gift cards.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have occurred across the county where victims, often the elderly, are targeted by scammers who then go on to steal thousands of pounds from them.

One incident in Corby involved a man targeted on Facebook by someone pretending to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:15 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Crime, Police