Shirley North Safer Neighbourhood Team Updates
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Be aware! Information about scams and alerts…
A female has been targeting vulnerable and elderly residents in the area. If you are aware of any residents please let them know and please contact police on 101 if you feel any offences have been committed
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) August 22, 2019
Further information about female targeting vulnerable and elderly residents in the area from Shirley North Police: Suspect is black, slim build and in mid-thirties.
Please be wary, there are reports all across Croydon of people purporting to be from the Water Board attempting to & gaining entry to homes. Please check credentials & visit vulnerable relatives & neighbours to help prevent these distraction burglaries #BeSafe #seeitreportit
— Purley and Woodcote Police (@MPSPurley_Wood) 3 July 2019
— Action Fraud (@actionfrauduk) March 29, 2019
A young female is knocking on doors in the Shirley area asking to use the phone saying that they have had an accident down the road. Please be aware
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) March 18, 2019
If you notice anything suspicious
please call 101, report at https://t.co/pyr8QPQyrL or call crimestoppers
anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always call 999.
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) March 8, 2019
A male is knocking on doors asking to borrow £20 saying his grandmother is ill he states he has phoned for an ambulance, but says he has parked his car down the road and has lost his keys aged in his 40s. Please be aware.
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) March 15, 2019
There has been a rise in thefts of number plates from vehicles on the ward. Be aware and please report anything suspicious if seen.
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) March 7, 2019
Scam alert: Older lady knocks on door of home and says she needs help picking up an item and equally elderly resident goes to help, leaving front door open on this occasion, her husband was inside and noticed a chap on a bike, who appeared ready to come in through the open door.
— Shirley North Police (@MPSShirleyNorth) November 9, 2018
Please SHARE: If you know about a violent crime that has been committed, or may be committed in the future, contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111. Crimestoppers are independent from police, always 100% anonymous and cannot trace your call or I.P address https://t.co/xUp9Jz0Fa5 pic.twitter.com/rpZFYWwDBU
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 4, 2019