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Burglary on Park Avenue

Postby nedsram » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:17 pm

Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:A burglary occurred overnight 29th February - 1st March on Park Avenue. Offenders have gained entry by smashing a rear window. The occupant was away at the time. If you have any information or have seen a suspicious vehicle or person in the area please call us on 101 quoting incident 126 of 1/03/2016.

Please make sure that you report any suspicious behaviour to us. If you believe that a crime is happening or about to happen always use the 999 emergency number.

By calling us you may be preventing a crime from happening and assist us in catching the offenders.

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Suspicious male

Postby nedsram » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:13 pm

Yesterday @PoliceMacNtPoyn wrote:#Poynton suspicious male was seen peering into windows on Towers Rd around 4pm today. Please be vigilant and report any sus behaviour to 101

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Another burglary on Park Avenue

Postby nedsram » Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:25 pm

Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:On Thursday 31st March 2016 a burglary has occurred at a property on Park Avenue. The burglary occurred whilst the occupants were out between the hours of 1pm and 4.30pm.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call Cheshire Police on 101 and quote incident 585 of 31/03/2016.

Please always remain vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour or vehicles in your area to us by calling 101 or 999 if you believe a crime is happening or about to happen. By calling us you could be preventing a crime from happening.

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Theft of bikes

Postby nedsram » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:30 pm

Steven Davenport 20657 (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:Overnight a number of bikes have been stolen from sheds/garages and vehicles entered in the area of Coppice Road/Trafalgar Avenue. Please ensure all sheds and vehicles are secure and valuable items are placed out of sight. We would like to offer the following crime prevention advice.

* Ensure all windows and doors to garages, sheds and outbuildings are secured.
* If a factory fitted appropriate lock is not available, fit a good quality hasp and staple with a padlock to all sheds and side doors to garages.
* Remember to use a hasp and staple that can be bolted to the door and frame.
* Fit using coach bolts or tamper proof screws to secure them.
* Use disc lock padlocks which have a less exposed shackle and are less prone to attack.
* Mark your property; if it is impractical to use an ultra violet pen consider other methods such as engraving or a permanent marker pen on the property instead.
* Lawn mowers and bicycles are a less attractive target if your postcode and house number are indelibly marked on them.
* Always lock or chain cycles together or to something fixed or bulky while in the shed or garage because this reduces the ability for the thief to steal them.
* After gardening, don’t leave spades, ladders and other equipment lying around the garden. They only provide a prospective burglar with handy tools to use when breaking into your home!
* If you are enjoying a barbecue/garden party at your home, ensure that you have full sight of all open doors and make sure your front door is secured.

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Bike marking

Postby nedsram » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:50 pm

Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:Dear Resident,

Are you putting your bike away for winter? Before you do, bring it down to us to be Bike Marked.

We are holding a free Bike Marking event outside Mates DIY, Park Lane, Poynton on Saturday 22nd October 2016, 11am - 1pm.

Bring your bike down and we will happily security mark your bike for you.

We hope to see you there.

Regards
Poynton Beat Team

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Little Book of BIG Scams

Postby nedsram » Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:39 pm

Dan Hind (Police, Media, Chesh Engagement Unit) wrote:The ‘Little Book of BIG Scams’ has arrived in Cheshire, providing all the information you need to help minimise the chances of becoming a victim of fraud.

The booklet provides a comprehensive guide on fraud prevention, explaining some of the most common scams in existence and providing essential advice on how to reduce the chances of being scammed.

Detective Sergeant Ian Robinson, from the Economic Crime Unit, said: “Fraudsters have many ways of seeking to gain our confidence; they are manipulative, imaginative and creative when convincing us to part from our savings.

“Anyone could become a victim of fraud and the effects on victims can be devastating, but by spending time reading this booklet now you could save yourself or somebody close to you, a lot of money and heartache in the future.”

The ‘Little Book of Big Scams’ was originally launched by the Metropolitan Police in 2012, and following its success it has now been adopted by Cheshire Police.

The52-page booklet is designed to raise awareness of the varied techniques which are being used by fraudsters across the country to part innocent members of the public with their cash. The guide includes advice on a wide range of scams, including identity theft, door-to-door scams, online fraud and banking scams.

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane said: “This booklet is packed with all the latest information on fraud prevention and provides essential tips on how to minimise the chances of becoming a victim of fraud.

“I’d encourage all residents to take some time to have a read through this publication and learn some of the easy steps that you can take to help protect yourself and others.”

The ‘Little Book of Big Scams’ can be downloaded from the Cheshire Police website at: https://cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-s ... big-scams/

Anyone who has believes that they may have been a victim of fraud should report it by contacting Cheshire Police on 101. Alternatively you can call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or report it online at http://www.actionfraud.co.uk.

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Poynton Working Together meeting

Postby nedsram » Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:25 pm

Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:Dear Resident,

Our next Working Together Meeting will be on Tuesday 29th November 2016 at 7.30pm held at Poynton Civic Centre, Park Lane, Poynton. Please come along to find out what has been happening in your area and discuss local matters.

Apologies to the residents who attended the previous Working Together Meeting, unfortunately we were unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

Regards

Poynton Beat Team

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Shed break-ins

Postby nedsram » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:55 pm

Amy Hickman (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:All,
Please be aware overnight between 05/01/17 - 06/01/17 sheds have been broken into on Distaff Road, Mallard Crescent and Chester Road.

Please be extra vigilant and ensure your sheds and garages are locked and secure .Please consider security measures and keeping valuable items indoors.

If you witness any suspicious activity please contact us on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Kind regards,
Macclesfield LPU

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Vehicle break-ins

Postby nedsram » Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:18 am

Amy Hickman (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:In the early hours of 06/02/17 several vehicles across Poynton have been entered and items stolen. We received a report around 2.30am regarding a male seen running from a driveway on Mallard Crescent, a similar incident was reported on Coppice Road.

Please ensure your vehicles are secure when left overnight and valuable items are removed. Please report any suspicious behaviour to 101 or 999 if a crime is taking place.

Thieves are actively looking for vehicles left insecure, please don’t make it easier for them.

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Burglary

Postby nedsram » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:29 pm

Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO) wrote:Around 6.30pm on Tuesday 22nd February a burglary occurred at a property on Puffin Avenue, Poynton. Offenders have gained entry by smashing a rear door and an untidy search was made it the address.

If you have seen or heard anything please call 101 quoting incident 725 21/02/17. If you have CCTV in the area please review your footage and report any suspicious behaviour on the above number.

Please remain vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour to us on 101 or 999 if you believe a crime is in progress or about to happen. Please don't leave it for someone else to do. You could be assisting us in catching the offenders or be stopping a crime.


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