Rutland Local Crime Update for 7 days ending 31.05.2020

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:

Cold Overton Road, Oakham (25/05/20) – Male assaulted whilst trying to prevent domestic argument between couple escalating.  Minor injuries sustained.

Pentland Court, Oakham (26/05/20) – Female found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis.  Issued with a caution for offence.

Parkfield Road, Oakham (28/05/20) – Unattended tools stolen from driveway of address between 10.00am – 10.05am that morning.  Makita impact driver and case of screw bits stolen.  Crime reference is 20*269416 if any similar tools are spotted for sale locally.

Melton Road, Oakham (30/05/20) – Male stopped after running off from police and found in possession of a small amount of cannabis.  Dealt with by local officers.

Spey Drive, Oakham (29-30/05/20) – Number plate is stolen from the back of a car and attached bike rack overnight.  Registration is EY14 PW*.  If seen, report to police and quote crime number 20*274034.

Rutland North Beat:

Barnsdale Gardens, Exton (30/5/20)– Just after 8pm that evening, the garden centre was broken into and a charity tin, change from the tills and food was stolen.

Rutland South Beat:

Main Street, Stoke Dry (30/05/20) – Male in a grey Fiat Punto is witnessed masturbating in his vehicle in plain view of dog walkers.  The registration number was obtained by a witness and detectives with Leicestershire Police are investigating.

Normanton Park Road, Empingham (31/05/20) – A silver ’18 plate VW Golf parked on the side of the road had both of the front windows smashed, and a purse stolen from the vehicle.

Preston – A resident of the village received a telephone call from a male claiming to be from a government financial scheme, and conned the male into paying him £300 in the promise he would receive £800 in return.  Please be wary of any cold callers, claiming to be from the police, your bank, the government or any other institution asking for you to give them money.  Please hang up the phone to them and report to police.

Uppingham Beat:

Nothing of note.

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