Crime Update

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Rutland Local Crime Update for 7 days ending 15.2.20.

NB : Under the Data Protection Act, we are advised we should not usually identify or provide information that can easily identify an individual. In such cases part information will be omitted e.g. an asterisk may be used in place of one letter of a suspect vehicle.

Oakham Beat.

Theft – from Tesco Stores, South Street 3pm 7.2.20 (Fri), razor blades value £900 removed from shelf by 2 men and concealed in a bag.  Left without paying.  Description suspects awaits CCTV.

Rutland North Beat.

Exton – Theft from Barnsdale Country Club Hotel Spa, Barnsdale, between 9.30am -4pm 7.2.20.  Victim locked mobile in locker in changing room.  When returned locker open and phone missing.  Stolen iPhone 6.  IMEI and serial number not yet known.

Teigh – Theft of quad bike (recovered) from outbuilding at farm in Main Street between 12 noon-12.22pm 10.2.20 (Mon).   Victim working in field Whissendine Road, Ashwell when he saw his quad bike being towed into a field.  3 suspects wearing balaclavas were about to load it (via ramps) into a new shape silver Ford Transit (see below.).  When he approached, they abandoned the quad bike and drove off.  Rear number plate had been removed.

This is an expensive quad bike and it is clear these men had reconnoitred this theft.  Please be alert for a similar type vehicle (see below) cruising round farms or large properties with a quad bike.  Don’t challenge but if at all possible, take the index mark.

Ryhall – Burglary residential, Careby Road, overnight 10/11.2.20.  Garage at rear of dwelling entered from rear garden after breaking down fence.  Glass in top half of door smashed and quantity of power tools taken, all marked. Type and markings not yet known.  Exit via front up and over door of garage.

Greetham – Burglary residential Stretton Road, 8.15am7.2 and 4.31pm 13.2.20, lock removed from garage, entered and tools removed.  Not yet known what stolen.

Langham -Theft of equipment from drive of cottage in Well Street between 1.20-1.40pm, 11.2.120 (Tues). Tree surgeon placed equipment on drive whilst working 50 yards away, returning infrequently.  Stolen 2 chainsaws, Stihl and StihlMS200 model, plus harness and climbing ropes.


Rutland South Beat.

Bisbrooke – theft of a number of items from Clatterpot Farm, Uppingham Road, – 12.2.20, lamb feeders, metal gates and horse hurdles.

Ketton – Burglary residential High Street, overnight 11/12.2.20 (believed 12.45am, when noises heard in the garden).  Garage door opened (unlocked) but nothing stolen.

Uppingham Beat.

Uppingham Market Place – theft from the person between 3pm-3.30pm 7.2.20. (Fri Market day).  Whilst walking along victim bumped into male.  Thought nothing of it but later found wallet had been taken containing driving licence and credit card in name Simon Brown.  All stopped.

Russ Horne.


Alert – Rise In Fake Amazon Emails

Plain text:

These fake emails are after your Amazon login details!

We’ve had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to be from Amazon. The subject line and content of the emails vary, but they all contain links leading to phishing websites designed to steal your Amazon login details.

Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.​​​​​​​

Message Sent By
Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)