Weekly Policing Report

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 7th to 13th March:

B1040 Hilton – Police and recovery services were called to a bend on the B1040 near Hilton on Friday morning, 12th March, where a van had left the road and ended up on its roof in the ditch. Fortunately no-one was reported hurt in the incident. (Ref CC-12032021-0123)

And Finally – A Warning About Catalytic Converter Thefts:

Police have issued a warning about catalytic converter thefts, following 40 incidents being reported across the County in the last month:

“In less time than it takes to make a cup of tea, they’ll go onto a driveway and strip the vehicle of the precious metal and be on their way to the next victim.

“Toyotas and Hondas have predominantly been targeted, but other vehicles including Lexus, Mercedes, Mazda and Volkswagen have also been singled out.

More information and advice on how to protect your vehicle is on the police web-site at: