Welcome to the Howdenshire neighbourhood policing team
Coronovirus (Covid-19) update
We encourage everyone to follow the Government guidance. For this reason we will not be holding any more engagement events with our communities for the foreseeable future. Whilst we love seeing you, these events are non-essential in the current circumstances.
You will still see us out and about as we continue to do our job and keep our communities safe. As always there are a number of ways you can get in touch with us if you need us.
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
Theft of GSP units (Humberside Police)
Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020 08:12
General crime prevention message
Tractor GSP Units are being targeted again in the East Yorkshire area with reports in the Kilham, Warter and Easington areas over the weekend 19th 20th all taken within Farmyards, the offenders are taking the full unit including screens and are breaking in to the cabs when they are locked, be mindful when leaving tractors unattended and report all suspicious activity using the 101 number or online.
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Pollington Quarry (Humberside Police)
Sunday, 20 Sep 2020 15:20
Operation Galileo (Humberside Police)
Sunday, 20 Sep 2020 07:15
Theft From Motor Vehicles (Humberside Police)
Saturday, 19 Sep 2020 11:08
General crime prevention message
Suspicious Vehicle (Humberside Police)
Saturday, 19 Sep 2020 08:51
Ferry Lane Snaith street surgery (Humberside Police)
Saturday, 29 Aug 2020 11:39
What's Happening In Your Area?
Anti-Social Behaviour – Motorcycles – Holme On Spalding Moor
We have received a number of reports of Anti-Social Behaviour involving motorbikes/Quad bikes in the Holme On Spalding Moor area, persons have been seen riding on the footpaths through the middle of the village, on the Football field and on Beacon View, Holme On Spalding Moor.
As part of Operation Yellowfin local Officers will aim to prioritise activity around this issue, hi visibility patrols in will conducting the area in an attempt to discourage or identify offenders.
We would like to encourage the local community to report any issues by calling Humberside Police on 101 (non-emergency number) or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.
Coronavirus Track & Trace Scams Advice
Be aware of a growing trend of criminals taking advantage of the current Covid-19 crisis to defraud innocent people, including the new NHS Test and Trace service.
The NHS Test and Trace service has been introduced to allow the NHS to trace the spread of the virus, isolate new infections and give early warning if the virus is increasing again.
However,scammers are now making phone calls, sending texts and emails pretending to be from NHS Test and Trace in order to obtain your personal details.
Advice on how to identify a genuine contact tracer from a scammer.
Genuine NHS contact tracers will:
-call you from 0300 013 5000
Contact tracers will never:
-ask you to dial a premium rate number to speak to them (for example, those starting 09 or 087)
If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or visit the Action Fraud website. If you need advice on anything else, please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 0344 411 1444
You will only ever be called from the number 0300 013 5000, or you will be texted from “NHS”.
Crime issues of particular note
The following list shows some of the crimes that have occurred in the previous two months in your area:
A secure vehicle was stolen from a driveway in Holme On Spalding Moor
There was an attempt to break into a secure vehilce parked at a property in Hotham
A secure property in Wressle was broken into, searched and items stolen.
Officers from across the East Riding of Yorkshire area continue to engage in the prevention and detection of wildlife offences and poaching across the ward area. Officers will be using intelligence, new equipment and volunteers in helping to identify offenders and obtaining evidence to form prosecution cases. If you see people with dogs in fields, and if safe to do so, please ring 101 and report the incident.
We are writing to you with regards to how you can access support and safeguard yourself against scams during the coronavirus outbreak.
Unfortunately not everyone out there is trustworthy and some people will try to take advantage of this unusual situation our society is facing and try to exploit people.
Listed below are some of the scams that you could be approached with, but please note that criminals and their scams come in all shapes and sizes, and they may contact you at the door, by phone, post or online:
To avoid becoming a victim of a scam, we’ve please follow our tips and advice below:
We know it can be difficult to know who to trust, and we hope this information helps you to feel more informed and more able to protect yourself against these types of scams.
If you’re online or have a mobile phone Facebook Community groups and WhatsApp groups can be great ways of staying in touch with those around you.
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Sign up to our My Community Alert system which enables residents, businesses and community groups to find out about what is happening in their local area. By registering you will receive real time messages about incidents happening in your neighbourhood that may affect you or your family.
You can choose how you would like to receive messages - by text, voicemail or email - as well as how often you receive alerts about the issues that matter to you, from collisions and road closures to missing people.