This week we focus on the North Ward and Central Ward when we look at issues which are causing concerns for residents.
It also includes the villages of Grindale, Boynton, Bempton and Buckton.
Your local North Ward officers are:
l PC Jason Scotter
l PCSO Lynda Anderson
l PCSO Mark White
l PCSO Gerald Quinn
l PCSO Andrea Humphrey (local villages)
The Neighbourhood Team have established new priority targets for the area for January 2012 which are made purely on the evidence of complaints and reported issues from members of the public about problems in their respective areas. They will be reviewed at the end of the month.
There has been an increase in the reports of motorists speeding through the local villages around Bridlington.
l WEST CRAYKE/THE CRAYKE
Residents have reported a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour in and around the area together with reports of damage to properties.
l MARTON ROAD/ HIGH GREEN
In the past 3 weeks there has been an increase in reports about large groups of youths causing similar problems in these areas.
l HOTSPOT ACTION UPDATES from South Ward) - December 2011/January 2012
Shop Theft and anti-social behaviour
Officers have been carrying out high visibility patrols in and around the town centre creating a visible deterrent to disorder and related issues.
PC Chris Prendergast and PCSO’s Liz Smith and Bev Ferin have been working the CCTV operators and businesses to gain information on the main offenders causing the problems.
Over 50 hours patrol was carried out during December.
Officers have also carried out visits to town centre shops and during the month there was a significant reduction in the number of reported thefts from shops. However, although the number of incidents has decreased police are continuing to target shop lifters in the town centre.
l MARTON ROAD/ HIGH GREEN
High visibility patrols have been operating in the Marton Road and High Green areas to reassure local residents and to provide a visible deterrent to potential offenders.
Officers are also working closely with partner agencies to identify and deal with the main offenders.
POLICE NEED YOUR HELP
DOES your area suffer from Anti Social Behaviour? Does the area you live in suffer from crime related issues? Have you told anybody? The Police need to know what issues are causing concerns in your area. If you don’t tell us, we can’t help solve issues. Report incidents to Bridlington Police on 101.
North Ward and Central - Top 3 types of crimes during December were:
1) Shop Theft
2) Assault type incidents
3) Drug related incidents
POLICE have been investigating a large number of crimes and incidents in North Ward during December.
More than 20 people were arrested and brought to justice.
They included six charged with assault, seven with shop theft and three with drug related offences.
l AN ornamental ice cream cone was stolen from outside an ice cream parlour in Bridlington on January 14.
A property on Palace Avenue had glass panels broken in the front door late at night on the same date.
Property along Princess Mary Promenade has been damaged with graffiti words ‘NEXT GEN’ which happened during the evening of January 13.
If you have any information that can help police with their enquiries on any of the above crimes, please contact Bridlington Police on 101.
HELP US TO
YOUR local police work to resolve issues that are affecting your quality of life where you live. The Neighbourhood team regularly discuss problems in areas of the town and set target patrol zones for these identified areas. This is purely done from receiving complaints from members of the public living in affected areas.
If you witness or experience crime or anti social behaviour where you live, let your local police know so that action can be taken. If the police don’t know about problems, they can not resolve them. Report crime and Anti social behaviour on 101.
This has replaced the old 0845 number for all non-emergency calls and is becoming the new national police non-emergency number.
COME AND MEET THE POLICE
l Tomorrow (Friday) - PCSO Steve Johnston is on patrol in the Borough Road and St John’s Walk area holding a beat surgery between 11am and 12noon.
l Tomorrow (Friday) - PCSO Liam Whittington is holding another Skatesafe Surgery at the skatepark on Moorfield car park. Come and have a chat with him between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
l Saturday January 28 - PCSO Gerald Quinn will be holding a surgery at the Children’s Centre on Butts Close. Come and see him between 10am and 12noon.
l Wednesday February 8 - PCSO Andrea Humphrey will be patrolling local villages holding street surgeries. She can be contacted at the following times; Bempton village between 10am and 11am, Flamborough, between 11am and 12pm and Sewerby village between 12noon and 1pm.