RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF
Local Crime Alert
Since the last Neighbourhood watch brief we have had one report of theft from St Peter and St Pauls Church in Market Overton. Unknown person(s) have taken roof covering, possible copper. The timeframe for this incident is not declared.
One report of theft from a vehicle in Main St, Preston. Unknown person(s) have removed both number plates. This incident occurred between 30/06/2018 16:00 & 01/07/2018 10:15.
One report of theft from a vehicle in Hudson Close, Oakham. Unknown person(s) have removed both number plates. This incident occurred between 01/07/2018 23:35 & 01/07/2018 23:55.
Beat Surgery at Ryhall Library on 10thJuly between 14:00 & 15:30.
Beat Surgery at Costa Coffee, Oakham on 18thJuly between 14:00 & 15:00.
Beat Surgery at Caldecott Village Hall on 23rdJuly between 10:00 & 11:00.
Beat Surgery at Uppingham Methodist Church on 13thJuly between 10:00 & 11:00.
#SaferSummer - Animal problems
Dog fouling - The local council must keep public areas like parks, playgrounds and pavements clear of dog mess.
Please contact your local council to report this issue.
Stray dogs - If you find a stray dog and can’t contact the owner, you must report it to your local council.
The RSPCA will not attend to collect stray dogs but will respond to an animal in distress or to a report of cruelty.
Nuisance dogs - Your local council can deal with dogs causing a nuisance such as noise and fouling complaints.
Report a car accident with an animal - You must stop and report the accident to the police if you hit any dogs, horses, cattle eg cows, pigs, goats, sheep, donkeys and mules
You must do this as quickly as you can, whether the animal is killed or not.
Report a dead animal to your local council - You can report any dead animals you find on the road to your local council.
This includes wild animals like badgers and foxes, as well as domestic pets such as cats and dogs.
Welfare of an animal - The RSPCA will respond to reports of animal cruelty and animals in distress. You can report online or contact them on 0300 1234 99.
The RSPCA will contact us if we are required to attend.
Dog left in a hot car - Concerns for animal welfare should initially be reported to the RSPCA or by calling them directly on 0300 1234 999.
If you have immediate concerns over an animal left in a hot vehicle where a more urgent response is required please call 101. Details such as the location and vehicle information will be required so where it is possible and safe to do so please make the report from the scene of the incident.
Anyone with information about a crime in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can call Leicestershire Police by dialing 101 (calls cost 15p) or call Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.