Information Update 9th November 2013

Vehicle Crime
In recent weeks we have had a slight increase in vehicle crime in the Fishburn area. Where possible please do not leave valuable tools and property in vehicles, please secure vehicles the best way possible.

Farm Watch
Sedgefield Neighbourhood Police have been supporting the National Farm Watch Operation this month, help us reduce rural crime by reporting all suspicious vehicles and persons that are seen on farm premises.

Neighbourhood Watch Members.
We are currently looking for new Neighbourhood Watch members in particular from the Trimdon Grange area. This a free to join scheme that allows you receive information from local Police via an email or voice mail. Please contact us if you are interested.

Appeal for Information.
Information is requested from anyone who may have knowledge of a Burglary which occurred at Trimdon Colliery working men’s club. At around 1am 21/10/13 unidentified persons have entered the premises after breaking a window to the rear of the club. They have stolen a till draw containing a quantity of “pint tokens” which can only be redeemed at the premises in question and approximately £40 cash.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact us on tel: 101

Next Trimdon Village PACT meeting will be on 13/11/2013 6pm at the Community College Elwick View.
Next Trimdon Grange and Colliery PACT meeting will be on 18/11/2013 6pm at The Grange Community Centre Kielder Drive.

Pc 1636 John Seymour
Trimdon Beat Officer
Sedgefield Neighbourhood Police Team
Non – Emergency Number – 101

We are very keen to ensure that we are tackling issues which matter to you in your community. With our colleagues in the local authority, we have developed PACT meetings to ensure that you have a chance to engage with local officers from your beat team and tell us your concerns. This is your opportunity to influence what we focus on, where you live.

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