The change in weather may encourage residents to leave windows open but please take care over your home security.
Many burglaries are crimes of opportunity. The burglar only needs to spot an open window, unlocked side gate or dodgy security alarm to make their move.
Neighbourhoods Team staff have visited locations of recent burglary offences and provided crime prevention information to the surrounding... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:18 by Parish Administrator
Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with "automatic disconnection" due to "invalid billing information". The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that are designed to steal your Virgin Media account login details.
Don't click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails, and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:15 by Parish Administrator
A number of Northamptonshire residents have recently received scam calls from persons pretending to be Police Officers from the Metropolitan Police. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone number for the victim to call to check that they are genuine; this... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:25 by Parish Administrator
Police tips on celebrating Christmas safely and preventing crime
Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:51 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire Police is issuing safety advice to the public as the days get shorter and the nights get darker.
Crime Prevention Team Leader, Paul Golley said: "Darkness really is a criminal's best friend and I would strongly encourage the public to arm themselves with the safety tips below in order to best prevent themselves from becoming a victim of crime during the darker nights.
"I know we all... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:52 by Parish Administrator
The internet is very much part of our lives and provides a useful educational tool for both adults and children.
Children make far greater use of the internet than their parents are aware of. A high proportion of children arrange to meet people that they have met online.
> Encourage your children to:
Never give out information that could allow someone to find them in person.
Never arrange to meet someone... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:50 by Parish Administrator
Concern about cold callers at residential addresses within the area.
Most people who call at your home will be genuine but sometimes someone may turn up unannounced, with the intention of trying to sell you something or maybe trick their way into your home.
If someone calls on you:
LOCK - keep your front and back doors locked, even when you are at home.
STOP - before you answer, stop and think if you are... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:48 by Parish Administrator
Police officers in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to people across the county about a recent spate of handbag and purse thefts.
The incidents have taken place in Northampton, Kettering and Corby and have happened mostly in supermarkets with the criminals mainly targeting elderly women.
Paul Golley, Crime Prevention Team Leader, said: "It takes a real low-life to follow elderly people around a... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:44 by Parish Administrator
As part of Operation Radiator we will be patrolling the area of St Crispins Ward in and around Wellingborough road and Kettering road on the 20th October 2018 between the times of 10am and 4pm. This is to ensure reassurance is given to members of the public and also to have a presence in areas that have recently been a target for Theft from motor vehicles. We will also be knocking on doors, giving... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:16 by Parish Administrator
Police investigating the murder of a man in Upton, Northampton, on Thursday, October 4, have today named him.
Joshua Bains, aged 28, from Northampton was fatally wounded during an incident in Webb Drive, at about 9pm on Thursday. He sadly died at the scene.
A post-mortem examination carried out at Leicester Royal Infirmary found Mr Bains died as a result of injuries consistent with being shot with a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 17:13 by Parish Administrator