Rutland Community Safety Reports for 5 days ending 29.5.21.

Oakham Beat.

Oakham – Fail to stop/report accident, approx. 12.30pm 24.5.21 (Mon) Cold Overton Road, outside Rutland Plastics.  Female in blue Ford, reversed into parked vehicle causing damage.  Drove off without exchanging details.  Any information re vehicle please pass to local Beat Officer at Oakham quoting reference CR21*286564

North Beat

Stretton – Theft of ladies Trek mountain bike, blue, value £500, (no further description), from under car port Fleetwood Court, Stocken Hall Road, between 1.30pm-1.45pm 26.5.21.  If anyone in this area saw anything suspicious or on their CCTV please pass information by tel (101) to North Beat officer, PC Appleton quoting ref CR21*290746.

Empingham – stolen from driveway in Main Street, between midnight and 8am 27.5.21, navy blue Land Rover Defender 90XS, 4×4 with roof rack and spare tyre at rear.  Wheel cover has prominent printing ‘defender icon.com’.  Vehicle was locked and alarmed.

South Beat.

Edith Weston – burglary residential, between 3pm 26.5 and 12.30pm 27.5.21 from shed in King Edwards Way.  Stolen two lawnmowers and two wheelie toolboxes.  No further description.

Uppingham Beat

Officers appeal for information after an 83-year-old man was reportedly burgled | Leicestershire Police (leics.police.uk)

16:30 27/05/2021

Officers are appealing for information after an 83-year-old man was reportedly the victim of a distraction burglary in Uppingham.

Around 6.50pm on Thursday 13 May it was reported that a man claiming to be a salesman called at a property on Cedar Close.

He was let into the property and offered a cup of a tea and some cake by the occupant. While this was being prepared, £300 was taken from the occupant’s wallet.

The man reportedly then made an excuse and left the property before driving away in a silver car.

He is described as in his 20s, around 5’7, clean shaven, with a stocky build, brown hair and a scar on his right arm.

Detective Constable Sam Bates said: “This incident took place in a residential area in the early evening when people are likely to have been coming and going.

“We believe the man described had previously visited the property.

“We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the man or the silver car in the area at the time, or anyone who may have captured the man or the car on CCTV or dash cam.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 21*263750.

You can also visit https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/.

Leicester. 

Can you help re identity of suspect in theft of jewellery in Leicester?

Officers have released CCTV images after the reported theft of £50,000 worth of jewellery | Leicestershire Police (leics.police.uk)

Crime is the responsibility of the whole community.  Rutland has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.  If you have any information relating to crime of suspicious behaviou please dial 101 and pass it to your local Beat Officer.

 

Ruthven Horne

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