Archive for October, 2010

Road incident leaves teenager with serious head injuries

October 20, 2010
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Police investigating a road incident which left a teenage boy in hospital with serious head injuries have arrested a man on suspicion of careless driving and failing to stop at the scene of a road accident. A 36-year-old man from Stansted was arrested on Sunday, October 17 after an incident which happened in the...
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Police Incident report Wed 20th Oct 2010

October 20, 2010
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Seven arrested in connection with holiday villa fraud Essex Police has arrested seven people in relation to a holiday villa fraud. The arrests relate to villas which don’t really exist being advertised for rent on legitimate websites. Victims book flights to France, Spain and Portugal only to find the villas don’t exist when they...
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nuisance telephone calls regarding antivirus software and wifi

October 20, 2010
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Can I please remind you all of the bogus / nuisance telephone calls we’ve been having regarding anti-virus software and asking about your computer Wifi connections etc. We’d advise you not to enter into any kind of conversation with these people.  At best, they are probably attempting to sell you something you may not...
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Burglary of business premises, Elsenham Friday 15th overnight

October 19, 2010
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A workshop in Fullers End has been broken into and 4 catalytic converters stolen.  If you saw any unusual or suspicious activity around Elsenham on Friday night, please call in.
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Police Incident Report, 6th – 13th October

October 14, 2010
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BIRCHANGER: 2 x house burglaries; Stansted Road; 13/10/2010 Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following two daytime house burglaries in Birchanger, on October 13, 2010. Between around 1:50pm and 3:20pm on October 13, 2010, unknown suspects gained entry to a property in Stansted Road, Birchanger, by smashing a rear window, causing an estimated...
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Electricity Card scam

October 1, 2010
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Energy companies and Consumer Focus, the consumer watchdog, is warning about organised criminals targeting homes selling illegal meter credit. The doorstep scam seems to offer cheaper electricity meter top-ups but ends up with consumers paying twice.  The problem has already affected more than 85,000 customers of all of the leading energy companies across the...
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STANSTED: house burglary; St Johns Road; 27/09/2010

October 1, 2010
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Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a house burglary in Stansted, between September 25-27, 2010. Between around 2pm on September 25, and 12:45pm on September 27, 2010, unknown suspects gained entry to a property in St Johns Road, Stansted, by forcing a door, causing an estimated £150 of damage, and stole jewellery...
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