Under Police Direct and the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme, we are notified of crimes in the area which may possibly have an effect on our village and these are posted onto this reports section. If you have information on any of the incidents below, this can be reported to our Safer Neighbourhood Team or Neighbourhood Watch.
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Police are releasing images of items recovered as part of an ongoing operation and are appealing for owners of the property to come forward. Take a look at the items here
To buy a variety of items such as watches, cycles, cameras to gardening equipment, and much more, you could save money by visiting Bumblebee Auctions sells lost or stolen items that, despite the best efforts of the Constabulary, have not been reunited with their rightful owners. Money generated through the sale of items posted by Suffolk Constabulary on the site will support the Constabulary s charity Safer Suffolk Foundation. The Safer Suffolk Foundation aims to support projects and organisations that are looking to address policing, community safety and quality of life issues for those people living and working in Suffolk.
Are you aware of the Community Intelligence Hotline? It's a voicemail facility based in the Area Intelligence Unit. Information can be left anonymously regarding criminal activity or anti-social behaviour. 01284 774029 The number has been introduced as part of the Intelligence Initiative.
Anglian Water advise us that their members of staff NEVER ask for access to premises. They have a bogus caller helpline - if in doubt call Anglian Water - freefone 0800 145145.
Van Stickers - Please do not leave any equipment or tools in vans overnight as they are a prime target for thieves. We have large some stickers saying “ALL TOOLS AND VALUABLES REMOVED” for anyone who would like one. Contact Wickhambrook Neighbourhood Watch
To reduce cold calls register with the Telephone Preference Service (Visit The Telephone Preference Service or call The Telephone Preference Service - 0845 0700707). It is illegal to make marketing calls to someone registered with the TPS but you may still receive calls from overseas and from companies who break the law regardless.
Read the latest crime reports concerning Wickhambrook and the surrounding area.
Find out all about Neighbourhood Watch in the village, schemes, how to join, etc.
Safer Neighbourhoods Team newsletter for Rural South with plenty of tips, information and news.
Find out about Farmwatch, how you can join and it can help you.
Please contact the Webmaster if you would like any further information or would like one of the leaflets mentioned
The police have asked RSW to circulate this picture of the trailer stolen from Hundon last week after a gravel-touting visit by silver Ford Focus YR 63 YBT (Call 101 Crime No. HH/14/60).
Have you seen this drone aircraft?
A farming RSW participant would like to know if you come across this working drone aircraft in the countryside near you, please e-mail RSW for contact details.
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Local Crime Mapping - type wickhambrook into the "search" option, then you can break down the crimes into Burglary, Robbery, Vehicle Crime, Violence and Anti-social behaviour by selecting the tabs on the top left hand side