Police conduct day of action with passive drugs dog in Bridlington

Members of Bridlington’s Community Police team took part in a proactive day of action this week to tackle drug issues in the area.

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 9:52 am
Officers were out on the streets with a passive drugs dog conducting searches while explaining their actions to residents. Photo courtesy of Humberside Police
Officers were out on the streets with a passive drugs dog conducting searches while explaining their actions to residents. Photo courtesy of Humberside Police

Officers were out on the streets with a passive drugs dog conducting searches while explaining their actions to residents.

A number of people were stopped and searched and drugs recovered

A spokesman said via Facebook: “A proactive day of action with our passive drug dog tackling drug issues in the area.

“Many people stopped and searched, and drugs recovered.

“Community spoken to and explained the reason why we are conducting these police activities.”

The force is launching its first Humberside Police Fraud Week on Facebook from Monday, June 28 to Friday, July 2.

A spokesman said: “We’re encouraging victims of fraud to share their experiences with us – and each other, to help protect others from fraud in the future.

“Perhaps you’ve received a fraudulent text, phone call or email and would like to post the experience on our dedicated Facebook group to help others avoid falling victim to fraud?

“Or maybe you’re keen to learn to spot the signs to find out how you can avoid falling victim yourself? Simply join the group by clicking www.facebook.com/groups/hpfraudawareness.”