Archive for August, 2010

Elsenham NhW Re-launch – Tue 7th Sept

August 31, 2010
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Don’t forget the Neighbourhood Watch re-launch meeting at 8:15pm on the 7th September, at the Village Hall. There will be guest speakers, an opportunity to discuss your home security and don’t forget to join us for a nice glass of wine too.
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Incident Reports

August 18, 2010
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Elsenham – vehicle damage at Markwells At some point between Tuesday 17th pm and Wednesday 18th August, 10am,  a black Vauxhall Zafira has been damaged by scratching along the offside and the lights.  If you saw or heard anything suspicious at this location, please let us know. Mill Close, Stansted – vehicle damage overnight...
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Raising the Alarm on Security Cold Callers

August 18, 2010
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Essex County Council Trading Standards is urging residents to be wary if they are contacted by a security company called Crime Research UK. Reports have been received that this company has been contacting residents and saying that they are working with Essex County Council on a ‘crime awareness week’. Essex County Council would like...
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BT cable theft – arrests made

August 11, 2010
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At about 23:40 hrs on Sunday 8th August 2010 two males were arrested in Braintree Road, Dunmow on suspicion of stealing BT cable from underground, this is how they do it: They find two points in a road where they can access the cable (manhole covers) usually a short distance apart, they then pull...
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Criminal damage – Millfields, Stansted 4th – 5th August

August 9, 2010
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Damage has been caused to two front windows of a property in Stansted by unknown means at some point between 8am on Wednesday 4th and 6pm on Thursday 5th August.  No persons were witnessed at the scene.
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Doorstep callers

August 9, 2010
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We have had reports of two males and one female, in a white van, calling at households offering to do garden clearance / odd jobs, but charging very high prices.  These people appear to single out the elderly and we have various complaints that the fees they charge were not agreed before hand and...
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Saffron Walden: theft of manhole covers; Littlebury Green; 31/07 – 01/08/2010

August 5, 2010
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Essex Police is warning pedestrians, cyclists and motorists to exercise caution when travelling in the Saffron Walden area following the theft of two manhole covers. Between around 6pm on July 31 and 12:30pm on August 1, unknown suspects stole two manhole covers, from Littlebury Green, Saffron Walden, with a total estimated value of around...
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Police Incident Reports

August 3, 2010
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Suspicious circumstances – Little Canfield Saturday 31st July A resident was visited by 4 males in a green Mercedez  index J9 NLB, claiming to have been sent by the Council to check his roof over.  Fortunately the resident, who is also a NHW co-ordinator, sent them packing and reported them immediately to the Police....
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