Here you will find police and Trading Standards messages relevant to Napton:
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Give burglary a W-I-D-E berth
W = Window locks – fit operated window locks to all downstairs windows, windows that can’t be seen from the street, and easily accessible upstairs windows. Locks should conform to BS7950 or EU equivalent.
I = Internal Lights – table/standard lamps can be placed on timer switches in different rooms around the house – this gives the impression the house is occupied.
D = Door locks & bolts – external doors should be fitted with good quality locks which comply with BS3621 or EU equivalent. Remember to use them!
E = External lights/sensors – external lights can be fitted with sensors. Dusk to dawn lights with low energy bulbs can be effective as a deterrent. Use at the front & rear of your home.
Beware of counterfeit £5 notes – some new five pound notes are being counterfeited. Here are five ways to make sure your £5 note is genuine ::-
1/ Check the see-through window and portrait of Queen Elizabeth
2/ Check that Big Ben is gold on the front of the note, and silver on the back
3/ Ensure that the foil patch at the base changes from ‘Five’ to ‘Pounds’ as you tilt it
4/ Check that the crown appears to be 3D when you wiggle the note
5/ Check that the green foil patch on the back contains the word ‘Blenheim’
Incident 54 of 27 February – Napton: At some point before 9.30am on 27 February, offenders broke into a rural business premises in Brickyard Road, Napton through a ground floor window. Once inside the building, the offenders opened two safe boxes and removed keys to the remainder of the building.
The offenders then entered the internal part of the building and stole a camera and other items before causing damage by spray painting offensive words on doors with a dye. The offenders then made off taking all keys and padlocks with them.
Theft of Trailer from Farm Yard, Napton Road, Stockton
Please be aware that
beween the hours of 15:30 and 16:30 on 21 February, offenders entered the yard of a farm premises in Napton Road, Stockton and stole an Ifor Williams trailer.
Vehicle crime, Glebe Close, Stockton
Please be aware that during the night of 21 into 22 February, offenders broke into a Nissan vehicle parked on the driveway of a home in Glebe Close, Stockton. Damage was caused to the vehicle and a Makita drill and socket set were stolen from inside, along with a chest full of other tools.