Cottingham South

Welcome to the Cottingham South neighbourhood policing team

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For incidents that don’t require an immediate response call our non-emergency 101 line. You can also report non-emergency crimes online via our reporting portal. In an emergency always dial 999.

Meet Your Team

Insp Paul Gladstone
Insp Paul Gladstone
Sgt Lucy Kevan
Sgt Lucy Kevan
PC 2505 Katie Peach
PC 2505 Katie Peach
PCSO 7579 Michael Dale
PCSO 7579 Michael Dale
PCSO 7634 Jessica Watts
PCSO 7634 Jessica Watts
PCSO 7800 Gareth Sewell
PCSO 7800 Gareth Sewell

Community Alerts

BIKE SAFE: Motorcyclists - Want to learn how to be safer? (Humberside Police)

Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 11:25
Humberside Police
Road Safety and Traffic

Nuisance Motorbike seized Appleton Road (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 21:20
Humberside Police
Good news

Nuisance Motorbikes Hartoft Road area (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 09:55
Humberside Police
Road Safety and Traffic

Bricknell Area Crime Update (Humberside Police)

Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 20:52
Humberside Police
Crime Updates

RURAL WATCH: Protect your trailer (Humberside Police)

Monday, 15 Feb 2021 14:49
Humberside Police
Rural Matters

Drugs warrants (Humberside Police)

Monday, 15 Feb 2021 11:36
Humberside Police
Good news

What's Happening In Your Area?


Community Priorities:

Garage Burglary

 Burglary remains a top priority for the neighbourhood team and we are continuing to conduct high visibility patrols, along with covert work, at key times and locations around Cottingham. In addition to this we have been out offering crime prevention advice to residents of the village on how they can best safeguard their properties. We are working alongside our colleagues on the response teams, as well as our committed Special Constables, in order to catch offenders and deter other potential crime.

Intelligence plays a huge part in preventing burglary so please report any suspicious activity to Humberside Police or Crime Stoppers on 0800555111.

 Detailed crime and ASB data for your area can be obtained by visiting and following the ‘Find your Neighbourhood’ link.

Operations and patrol areas

High Visibility Patrols COVID -19

Once again the country has been put back into a national lockdown by the Prime Minister with the infection rate set as ‘very high’. As a result of this, the team with continue with Hi Viz patrols to ensure that the Government’s guidelines are being adhered to. Our approach continues to be engaging, explaining and encouraging individuals to comply with the new regulations. Should people refuse to follow the lockdown guidelines then fines will continue to be given out.

Anti-Social Behaviour

With schools and colleges now shut because of the National Lockdown, it is likely that instances of ASB will continue to come to our attention.  Members of your neighbourhood team will be in ASB hot spots throughout this time to deter Covid breaches, and will be working in conjunction with the council ASB Team to tackle sustained issues were they arise.


Operation YELLOWFIN is a force wide response to motorcycle and motorcycle enabled crime where they be the on or off road type. The following is guidance produced by HUMBERSIDE POLICE’s Media department on how you can help HUMBERSIDE Police in this matter.

‘Tackling motorcycle related crime and antisocial behaviour  - Humberside Police’s Operation Yellowfin continues to be on the lookout for motorbikes which may be stolen, ridden dangerously or illegally.

Officers working under Op Yellowfin are dedicated to their task and continue to stop offenders, arrest suspects and recover stolen property, making our communities safer for everyone.

What we need from you – We want our communities to work with us by providing information about stolen bikes, scooters, mopeds being stored in lockups and garages.  This information helps us recover stolen property and arrest those involved.

If you have information, either call us on 101 or use the online reporting form on this link: and quote ‘OpYellowfin’ to our call takers and officers.’


During these winter months the harvested fields in the rural areas we cover become targets for people who readily commit wildlife crime such as hare coursing and poaching. Operation GALILEO is a force initiative to target daytime wildlife crime and ZODIAC targeting night time offences. Specially trained wildlife crime officers will be tasked to patrol hotspot areas throughout the autumn and winter.

Social Media

Keep updated on current incidents, advice and requests for information by following @HumberbeatERYS on twitter and Humberside Police – East Riding of Yorkshire South on Facebook.

Burglary reports – Cottingham North area has seen just 1 business burglary over the previous month involving unknown suspect forcing patio doors to the Blue Bell Inn and once inside steal the till before making off. There have been 8 residential burglaries reported in the South of the village, 3 of which were attempts made. The remaining were to outbuildings being targeted, resulting in bikes and tools being stolen.

Vehicle Crime reports – During January there were 3 reports of vehicle related crime to vehicles across Cottingham South, of which 2 were damage related involving unknown suspect causing deep scratches to the paint work of one vehicle and another had an unknown substance poured over the bonnet. An adult male was arrested for a separate incident whereby he was seen to tamper with a parked and secure vehicle on the driveway of victim’s property, Endyke Lane. Enquiries continue. Pleased to report no vehicle crime across the North of the village during last month. Please Check Your Fob has done its Job! Don’t assume your vehicle is secure – always check doors are locked before you walk away and recheck before you settle down for the night. Consider a faraday pouch to keep your keys/fob safe and never leave them in range of your vehicle – think about keeping them at the other side of the house. Please remove all valuables from vehicle when left unattended and leave the glove-box open and empty to reduce the opportunity of becoming a victim. Please contact us on 101 or ring Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 if you know who is responsible

Shop theft – There have been 6 reports of theft from across the South Ward last month.

Criminal damage reports – Just 1 report across North Ward involving unknown person within Lazaat Hotel room and cause damage to a window, believed to be done by a slingshot causing glass to chip.

Crime Prevention Advice Covid-19 vaccine scam text alert We have been alerted to a highly believable scam which starts with a text and advises the user that they are eligible to apply for the vaccine and to click on the link in the text message. The user is then led to a webpage, which looks very convincing and asks them to complete some details, in order for them to be able to apply for the vaccine. The details asked for: • Name • Address • Date of birth • Proof of address • Card payment details With the recent approval of multiple vaccines in the UK, these types of scam attempts are likely to continue, as fraudsters continue to take advantage of the rollout to some many people.

Last Updated 5 Feb 2021

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