Tags: Neighbourhood Watch

Crime prevention advice for darker nights

Crime prevention advice for darker nights

As the nights draw in and winter approaches, Police would like to remind the public that burglars love it when the clocks go back and to encourage them to make their homes as hard a target as possible to hit.

With many people looking forward to the extra hour in bed on Sunday 31 October 2021, burglars are looking forward to the cover of darkness winter brings, as this darkness helps them to commit their... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 13:51 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Attempt burglary on Timken Way North, Duston, Northampton.

Attempt burglary on Timken Way North, Duston, Northampton.

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

Attempt burglary on Timken Way North, Northampton, whereby unknown offender has tried to gain access to victims house by tampering with the lock. No entry was gained.

This occurred between Sunday 19th September 2021 and Monday 20th September 2021

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 13:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Suspicious circumstances around Park Lane, Duston, Northampton

Burglary

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

Whereby an unknown group of 4/5 males have been seen acting suspiciously around the area of Park Lane and Bretton Close on Saturday night. They appeared to be ducking whenever a car would drive past and were looking to see if houses had CCTV. All males were wearing dark clothing and masks.

This occurred between Saturday 18th September 2021... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

The search is on for UK'S BEST NEIGHBOUR!

Good News!

People across the UK are being invited to take part in our annual hunt for the UK's 'Neighbour of the Year' – a nationwide search undertaken in partnership by Co-op Insurance and Neighbourhood Watch.

Now in its fourth year, 2021 sees the introduction of a new category: Community of the Year. This award will celebrate the nation's most outstanding community (could be a street, a sports club, a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Good News, Neighbourhood Watch, UK Best Neighbour

Reports of Distraction Burglary

Reports of Distraction Burglary

We have had reports that there are people going door to door selling cloths and other sundry items, and some have claimed that this is on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch.

Neighbourhood Watch in Northants do not do this and do not support any organisations doing this on our behalf.

This is a tactic often used in Distraction Burglary. and we have reports of these people also gaining access to the property.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:02 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston, Northampton

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding

Burglary to St Luke's Church, Main Road, Duston. Between stated times unknown person(s) using unknown means have forced entry to the church. Nothing has been moved or taken. Nothing seen or heard.

Occurred between: 17:00 on 07/09/21 and 12:00 on 08/09/21

Call 101 and reference: 21000522014

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s)... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 12:46 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Good news from recent Bike Marking Event

Good news from recent Bike Marking Event

On 18/08/2021 Northamptonshire Police held a Bike Marking Event at Beckets Park in Northampton.

A total Of 39 Bikes were security marked at the event and 32 bike locks were given out.

Following this, a male was arrested who was in possession of some bolt croppers and was riding a pushbike that had an identifiable sticker on the frame that showed that the bike has been security marked by Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 09:22 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Attempted Burglary Dwelling, Linley Green, Duston, Northampton

Attempted Burglary Dwelling, Linley Green, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding an attempted burglary dwelling on the Linley Green, Duston. Whereby unknown person/s have forced open a window to the property however no items were taken from within. This occurred on 24/06/2021 between 0500hrs and 1133hrs.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) or vehicles(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

If so, then... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 14:33 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Burglary Dwelling, Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton

Burglary Dwelling, Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary dwelling on Harlestone Road, Duston. Whereby unknown person/s have forced entry to a rear door and conducted an untidy search sometime on the 16/06/2021 but taking no items from within. Unknown person/s then appears to have returned between 1700hrs on 18/06/2021 and 1000hrs on 20/06/2021 gaining entry by unknown means and taken... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:14 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police

Rogue traders

Rogue traders

Northamptonshire Police is committed to preventing and deterring doorstep crime from the County, and to help keep safe, those most vulnerable from this type of crime. Our Doorstep crime Action Network (DAN) brings together members of the public, private, public, charity, and community sector organisations.

We are asking anyone who has contact with an elderly or vulnerable person to pass on the gentle... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 10:23 by Parish Office

Tags: Burglary, Crime, Duston, Neighbourhood Watch, Northamptonshire Police