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Courier Fraud - Please Warn Elderly Relatives about This Scam

Courier Fraud - Please Warn Elderly Relatives about This Scam

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 months, 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: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 09:36 by Deborah Rush

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Burglary - Yardley Hastings

Burglary - Yardley Hastings

There has been a report of a burglary to a garage on The Square, Yardley Hastings where a number of items were stolen.

This happened between 3:00pm on Monday 24th August and 4:00pm on Wednesday 26th August 2020. Did you see or hear anything suspicious?

If you noticed anything suspicious in the area or have any CCTV or dash cameras covering the area between these times, please contact Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 09:26 by Deborah Rush

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Scam Protection Advice

Scam Protection Advice

Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you hoping you'll let your guard down for just a moment.

They can contact you by phone, email, text, letters, on social media, or in person. They will try to trick you into parting with your money, personal information, or buying goods or services that don't exist.

To keep yourself and your devices... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 14:55 by Deborah Rush

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Newsletter from Northants Strategic Coordination Centre

Newsletter from Northants Strategic Coordination Centre

Please find attached the latest Community Resilience Hub update from the Northamptonshire Strategic Coordination Centre for COVID-19. This document is intended for anyone involved in supporting those in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes News accross the county , and in your local area.

To visit Neighbourhood Watch go to ourwatch.org.uk/ to find out where you local scheme is, or to find... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:56 by Deborah Rush

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Police To Hold Special Q and A Session For Children Worried about Lockdown

Police To Hold Special Q and A Session For Children Worried about Lockdown

Police officers leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northamptonshire are planning to hold a special Facebook Live Q&A session for children on Thursday, April 30, at 4.30pm.

Since the country was locked down over a month ago, the Force has been holding weekly live Q&A sessions on Facebook which have given people of all ages an opportunity to engage with their local police officers... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 10:59 by Deborah Rush

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Potential Illegal Raves During Easter Break

Potential Illegal Raves During Easter Break

POTENTIAL ILLEGAL RAVES DURING EASTER BREAK

Northants Police have received information - there is a possibility of groups of people holding illegal Rave's across our beautiful County. This is illegal and during this time of CV19 against the new Government guidelines for – non essential travel and social gatherings.

FARMERS - WE NEED YOUR HELP WITH THIS ONE -
PLEASE SECURE YOUR OUTBUILDINGS AND... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 11:26 by Deborah Rush

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SHEEP WORRYING

SHEEP WORRYING

In the last day I have had reports of two incidents of sheep worrying and attacks by dogs being taken for walks with their owners in the fields. Three sheep have been lost and two lambs in the most awful way. LETS PUT A STOP TO THIS!

During the CV19 outbreak please remember we are in Lambing season, if you are taking your one hour permitted exercise do it locally, however keep away from any fields that... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:42 by Deborah Rush

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Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

"Police forces in the UK have a relationship with the public that is the envy of the world and we would always rather work with the public than against them."

These are the words of a senior police officer at Northamptonshire Police as no COVID-19-related fines were issued by police officers across the county over the weekend period.

Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly, said: "Firstly, I would like... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:23 by Deborah Rush

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Bank Mandate Fraud

Bank Mandate Fraud

The National Anti-Fraud Network are reminding people and businesses about the increased risk of bank mandate fraud during the Covid-19 pandemic. Bank mandate fraud occurs when someone is deceived into amending a bank payment method for a bill such as a direct debit or standing order.

This can happen when the fraudster contacts an individual claiming to be representing an organisation they make bank... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:16 by Deborah Rush

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Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:41 by Deborah Rush

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