Crime Update

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Rutland Community Safety Report for 5 days ending 6.9.21. Oakham Beat.

Theft of pedal cycle from bike enclosure at Oakham Railway Station between 9.50am and 8pm 1.9.21.  Stolen Indigo Descent cycle, orange and turquoise.  Value £2-300.  Cycles can be quickly and easily stolen.  Please secure, prefer ably with two devices one of which should be a D lock.

Below is an image of a similar cycle.

Ipaba North Beat. Cottesmore – Attempted burglary residential, Oakham Road, approximately 11pm 3.9.21.  Suspect forces window, but no entry gained.  If you have CCTV on the road between Ashwell and Cottesmore, please check to see if you can see any suspect or vehicle behaving suspiciously.  Please pass any information by tel 101 to the local Beat Officer PC 1742 Appleton quoting crime reference 21*515156. South Beat.

Morcott – theft of both index plates from Honda car parked Gilsons Close, Back Lane.  Plates number AF16 EE*.  To make this type of offence more difficult please consider using security screws.  They are easily fitted and if you contact PCSO 6516 Di Freeman based on North Beat, she can advise you where obtain them.

Uppingham Beat.

Criminal Damage – to bollards vicinity of Uppingham School New House, North Street.  3 lighting bollards knocked out of ground and graffiti drawn in oil at site.

Rutland has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.  Crime is the responsibility of the whole community.  Please play your part by installing Crime Prevention measures, and if you have information relating to a crime, suspicious or anti-social behaviour, please pass it to your local Beat Officer.


Ruthven Horne


Police Appeal for Information.

Gator vehicle and trailer stolen in Rutland – Leicestershire Police

Detectives are appealing for help to locate a gator vehicle and trailer that were taken during a burglary in Rutland.

Between 8pm on Tuesday 24 August and 7am on Wednesday 25 August a shipping container at premises in Braunston Road, in Brooke, was broken into and both were stolen.

The gator vehicle is carrying the registration YX18 VHL.

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Detective Constable Mo Behl, the investigating officer, said: “I am appealing for public help to locate both the vehicle and the trailer and identify the person or people responsible.

“I would like to speak to anyone who has seen either being used or listed for sale. Likewise, I would like to speak to anyone who may have information regarding the burglary. Any details you’re able to provide could help my investigation.”

You can pass on information by visiting and quoting reference 21*493695.

Alternatively call 101.

Rutland Community Safety Report for week ending 14.8.21

Oakham Beat.

Commercial burglary, Coop Superstore, Burley Road about 2.30am 9.8.21 (Mon).  Shutters forced at front of store and then on cigarette kiosk.  Stolen cigarettes Est Val £2000.

If anyone was driving in the area at this hour and saw anything suspicious please contact the local Beat Officer PC1312 Joe Lloyd (via 101) quoting crime report21*445899.

Theft – between 7pm 12-8 and 9.5am 13.8.21 from Long Row, Oakham, of childs’s Peppa Pig balance cycle, blue colour, yellow handlebars, blue seat, with Peppa Pig transfers.


North Beat.

Whitwell – theft from boat in Rutland Water Sports, Bull Brigg Lane sometime in June (probably at the time of numerous other thefts).  Stolen anchor, electric outboard engine, and 4 cushions red and blue.


South Beat

Bisbrooke – theft of parcel of clothing from Boo, left outside house in Acorns Baulk Road, between 12.51pm and 4.30pm 12.8.21 (Thurs).  If anyone has any information please pass it oon tel 101 for attention of PC2113 Peter Icke quoting crime 21*453683.

Glaston –Theft, overnight 11/12.8.21, from car port at junction Wing Road and A47, of catalytic converter


Tixover Illegal Rave Update (site was clear by 9am Sun 15/8)

Those attending the illegal rave at Tixover have now left and the site is clear and back to being used for its intended purpose.

A number of vehicles leaving the site have been stopped but fortunately none of the drivers were intoxicated or under the influence of drugs (it is quite normal for attenders to have a designated sober driver).

Sorry for any inconvenience or annoyance caused to local residents and we will of course be investigating any offences that took place.

Rod Smart

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Roderick Smart (Police, Sergeant 2992, Melton and Rutland)

Info from Leicestershire Rural Policing Team



Stolen overnight (13/14.8.21) from isolated farm in Tinwell, believed around 21.00hrs.  Ifor Williams trailer last seen bearing index AF13 EW*, Kubota digger x 2 and Isuzu pick up in silver with a distinctive motif on the bonnet faded Cyprus police badge.  Bearing index AG54 NH*

If anything seen tel 101 for info Rural Crime Unit, quoting ref 21*454583.


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Plea to find next of kin.

10:27 13/08/2021

Officers conducting enquiries on behalf of HM Coroner are appealing for information about a woman’s next of kin.

Nicola Elkington, 67, sadly died in a care home, in the city, where she was living, on 2 August.

Enquiries have been carried out but unfortunately no next of kin have been identified.

Anyone with information about who Nicola’s next of kin may be, please contact either the police on 101 quoting 21*431706 or by calling the Coroner’s office on 0116 254 10230.


Officers release images of classic cars as part of fraud investigation | Leicestershire Police (

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Source of last three items Leicestershire Police website News.


Ruthven Horne