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Village just bans cold callers from knocking on their doors

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A Cornwall village is banning cold callers from knocking on doors in their neighbourhood. The move is designed to protect residents from becoming the victims of crime. Carnon Downs villagers say banning cold callers from their front doors will protect people from rogue doorstep tradesmen and fraudsters. The move, which is supported by Cornwall Council’s […]

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Police recommend Viedo doorbell

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Author: Suffolk Police Published: 2nd August 2019 10:19 Police are urging communities to report any suspicious behaviour in their neighbourhood following reports of a distraction burglary in Bury St Edmunds. Tues 30 July, residence in Oliver Road, a man in his 80s, answered the door to two women who claimed to be selling a care […]

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Another pensioner Doorstep defrauded £1000+ in Abronhill

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Claiming to be from the water board, occurred Oak Road 31 July. 5’4’’ dark hair and a beard, blue teeshirt. Police wish to engage with anyone else who encountered this man. Communities inspector Neil MacLeod said: “These type of bogus workman criminals work with accomplices – so it may be that other residents had someone […]