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Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

Do you want to end hate crime

by Sunita Gordon on 8 October, 2018

Come to join the event on Thursday 18th October 10am to 2.30pm Salvation Army, Benhill Road, Sutton, SM1 4DD Do you want to end Hate Crime? RSVP – You can make a difference.  Together we can make a difference. Join us to find out more about Hate Crime, the affects it has on people and what we […]

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The Mayor’s Office for Policing has just announced that there will be a public meeting to discuss plans for the re-organisation/closure of police stations and counters in Sutton. The meeting is this Friday evening (8 September) so just a few days’ notice which is very poor.  The meeting starts at 6.30pm and is Meeting Room […]

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Beware of council tax rebate scam

by Sunita Gordon on 29 August, 2014

Sutton Council is warning residents not to be taken in by scammers claiming they are due a council tax rebate. Residents in the borough have reported receiving telephone calls from criminals falsely claiming they are due a rebate from the council. The sophisticated fraud involves people being asked to reveal their bank details to the […]

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Crime in Sutton continues to fall

by Sunita Gordon on 6 May, 2013

Sutton is consistently one of the safest boroughs in London and overall crime in the London Borough of Sutton continues to fall – with a 5.2 per cent drop during 2012-13 compared with the previous year. That‟s more than 600 fewer victims of crime. Crime has fallen by a total of 30.3 per cent since […]

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Say ‘NO’ to the bank scam

by Sunita Gordon on 4 November, 2011

Police have received a significant number of reports of a ‘bank scam’ targeting elderly and vulnerable residents, particularly those living on their own. The way the scam works is that you may be contacted by telephone and asked to confirm your bank details including your mother’s maiden name, account numbers, sort codes, card numbers and […]

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Beware these doorstep callers

by Sunita Gordon on 19 October, 2011

There have been a number of incidents across the borough where two white males both with Irish accents have been trying to obtain money by deception. They are knocking at front doors and using various false stories to obtain money. Examples of this are “I have lost my wallet and need money to get home”, […]

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