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Bishop Neighbourhood Weekly Bulletin


🚨This week, PCSO Lauren Iceton joins Bishop East Neighbourhood team and will be covering the Cockton Hill beat area. Cockton Hill residents can contact PCSO Iceton via email (lauren.iceton@durham.police.uk) or via phone on 101 and dial ext. 20 7496 with any queries and concerns.

🚨Good News! Melissa Downey, who was wanted for numerous shoplifting offences has been located and arrested by officers this weekend.

🚨PCSO Smith and PCSO Wadge have been conducting regular foot patrols in the Coundon and Leeholme area throughout the week. If you see us out and about, please stop and say hello! We are still here to respond to any concerns and worries that our local communities may have!

🚨Officers have responded to numerous calls this weekend relating to males acting suspiciously in the Cockton Hill and Woodhouse area going door-to-door selling various items.

If someone knocks at your front door claiming to be from a company or selling items, first check their ID and company information. Please continue to report any suspicious activity through 101 or our online chat 👇https://www.durham.police.uk/Report-It/101-Live-Chat/101-Live-Chat.aspx

🚨PCSO’s have seized two quad bikes and an off-road bike as suspected stolen in the Coundon area. The investigation remains ongoing. During the winter nights, please can we remind residents to secure vehicles and remove valuables of sight. Please visit the below link for more information 👇https://www.durham.police.uk/Advice-Centre/Road-and-Vehicle-Safety/Road-and-Vehicle-Safety.aspx

🚨PCSO’s have provided reassurance and safer homes equipment following a victim being targeted on more than one occasion. This behaviour is not tolerated and appropriate action will be taken following persons identified as responsible.


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