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Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Thurs 29th July 2021

Alert message sent 29/07/2021 09:06:00

Information sent on behalf of Surrey Police


Suspected bogus caller operating #Ashtead claimed from British Gas to check gas supply - story didn't check out and was sent on his way - Do not be pressurised into letting them in – you can say ‘NO’ it is not being rude.
 
 
https://www.surrey.police.uk/.../advice-and.../fa/fraud/ https://www.oprepeat.co.uk/bogus-officials/
 
 
 
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Early yesterday Pine Dean #Bookham man seen trying car door handle & holding something up to front door. Possible attempt at relay car theft. Under Investigation
 
 
Outsmart opportunist car thieves by following the car security advice within this article.
 
 
Tips to keep your car safe:
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/.../vehicle.../car-security
 
 
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Business Burglary Alert: Cleeve Rd Leatherhead multiple out-buildings entered - under investigation
 
 
Protect your business from the outside in:
 
 
 
https://www.surrey.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/keeping-business-safe-from-crime/keep-burglars-out-business/
 
 
 
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#ThursdayThought for Mole Valley: Your bank or the police will never call you to ask you to verify your personal details or PIN by phone, or offer to pick up your bank card by courier. Hang up immediately if you receive a call like this.
 
 
We are still getting reports that these scam calls are coming through to local residents.
 
 
 
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/action-fraud-warns-of-new-courier-fraud-tactic-after-receiving-120-reports-in-24-hours
 
 
 
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Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling.
 
 
Mind believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We'll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.
 
 
Their information line can be reached on 0300 123 3393. This can advise you on the following:
 
 
Ask us about:
 
 
- mental health problems
 
 
 
- where to get help near you
 
 
 
- treatment options
 
 
 
- advocacy services.
 
 
 
For more information: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/
 
 
 
 
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Being a #ScamChampion means you’ll have the resources to host your own scam awareness sessions, independently or as a volunteer for us!
 
 
If you want to help spread the #scamaware message to others then join our free online session
 
 
 
 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/.../buckinghamshire-and...
 
 
 
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Advice Guide to see the simple and inexpensive steps that you can take to keep your garden offices safe and secure and reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim of crime.
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/garden-security
 
 
 
 
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Keep your eyes peeled for FAKE pet adverts online. Fraudsters are targeting victims with promises of animals and pet-related products that don’t exist or are not as described.
Follow our tips to protect yourself:
 
 
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/petfraud
 
 
 
 
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Containers broken into at farm yard Westhumble Dorking 26/07 5pm - 27/07 7am - If tools are to be left on-site overnight, consideration should be given to using secure tool vaults and cabinets, or other high-security storage.
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/vehicle-crime/plant-machinery-security
 
 
 
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Theft of tools from van overnight #Hookwood Mole Valley : Under Investigation . By layering security with SBD approved products you help prevent theft and vehicle crime.
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/vehicle-crime/vans-tool-theft
 
 
 
 
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Commissioner Lisa Townsend welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson & Home Secretary Priti Patel to Surrey Police HQ for launch of the Government's #BeatingCrimePlan
 
 
 
Photos and read more:
 
 
https://www.surrey-pcc.gov.uk/2021/07/commissioner-welcomes-community-focus-of-beating-crime-plan-following-launch-at-surrey-police-hq/
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

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