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A stolen vehicle displaying false plates from Sunderland was located in the Pittington area by PCSOs. The vehicle was recovered, and Northumbria Police informed. 

 

Fram NPT and Durham City NPT were assisted by dog section with executing a warrant in Ushaw Moor following intelligence received from the local community.

 

While attending a separate incident, a sexual offence was disclosed to PCSOs in Durham City. Within the hour, the suspect was located by CCTV and the PCSOs. The male was subsequently arrested for questioning by Response Officers. 

 

Durham City NPT Officers are dealing with a suspected arson at a building site in Bowburn. CCTV enquiries are currently being carried out.   

 

Fram NPT attended Nevilles Cross Primary School and Browney Primary School fairs. Many thanks for the invites and those who attended.

 

Anti-social behaviour has been dealt with on North Road throughout the week by both Durham City NPT and Response. 

 

A Durham City NPT Officer visited an address after a call came in that work had not been completed following full payment. The call came from a vulnerable resident and the suspect being a cold caller who approached the resident advising that work needed doing. Investigations are ongoing. 

 

Following a shoplifting on North Road, two suspects were arrested by Response Officers with a third suspect leaving the scene. A PCSO viewed store CCTV and was able to pass over a detailed description of the third suspect, who was found in the area and arrested. 

 

Response Officers attending Holiday Park, Langley Moor, following reports of a large group of youths causing anti-social behaviour. One youth was found to be highly intoxicated, requiring medical assistance and safeguarding measures have been put in place.

 

Durham City PCSOs have visited vulnerable residents after expressing concerns over bogus callers and door stop sellers. Reassurance visits and work with partner agencies are carried out on a regular basis to ensure our residents feel safe.

 

Fram NPT carried out a Community Speedwatch on Finchale Avenue, Brasside, with 208 cars passing and one doing over 30mph. Work is ongoing to address concerns raised by residents in the area.

 

Durham City NPT Officers responded to a male having a mental health crisis. They spoke to and safeguarded the male, contacting partner agencies to ensure there was sufficient support in place once officers left.

 

Officers have attended several reports of loose farm animals on roads around the Durham area. NPT officers for each of the location are working with the farmers responsible to prevent further occurrences. 

 

A Durham City NPT PCSO recognised known bike thief who is back in the city centre, please secure your bikes with a D lock. (Further security advice can be found on the attached leaflet).

 

Fram NPT Officers have helped a vulnerable person with fitting new internal doors kindly supplied by Believe Housing. 

 

Durham Brass Festival drew crowds to various parts of the city centre taking advantage of the warm weather and enjoying the displays set up in various areas.

 

Durham City NPT have delivered a session with Regional Organised Crime Unit Network on Fraud. If you are interested in this session, please get in touch with leesa.bennison@durham.police.uk
 


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