On The Beat column - Pocklington police news

Sgt Ryan Reed and PCSO Mike Simpson.
Sgt Ryan Reed and PCSO Mike Simpson.

Throughout July, we are to continue our high visibility patrols of the Pocklington Town Centre area to deter potential anti-social behaviour.

These patrols include regular checks on peripheral areas at Pocklington Infants’ School, Maxwell Road (periodic reports of criminal damage and youths causing annoyance), All Saints Church and town car parks (periodic reports of anti-social behaviour on an evening) and town car parks (reports of low level anti-social behaviour).

Criminal offenders will be challenged robustly, arrested or reported for summons.

Penalty Notices for disorder or warning letters may be used in appropriate cases however, those who offend should expect to be arrested and dealt with if their anti social behaviour amounts to criminal offending.

The exercise of discretion should not be expected.

Officers will continue patrols in Stamford Bridge and the Viking Road car park.

Anyone caught engaging in anti-social behaviour will be dealt with under the FAIRWAY process jointly with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

It is unlikely that any discretion will be shown.

Also drivers using their cars to cause alarm or distress will be considered for warnings and possible seizure of their vehicles under Section 59 of the Police Reform Act.

Officers will continue patrols in the areas of Scaife Garth and Sherbuttgate due to reports of low level anti-social behaviour.

Anyone caught engaging in such activities will be dealt with jointly with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Meetings/patrols

PCSO Gareth Ludlow will be patrolling around Wilberfoss on the following dates: Sunday 24 July (11am to noon), Saturday 27 August (11am to noon) and Sunday 2 October (11am to noon)

PCSO Gareth Ludlow will be patrolling around Barmby Moor on the following dates: Sunday 24 July (2pm to 3pm), Sunday 28 August (11am to noon) and Saturday 1 October (11am to noon).

PCSO Mike Simpson will be at Pocklington Library to discuss community issues and offer crime prevention advice between on the following dates: Wednesday 10 August (10am to noon) and Monday 19 September (2pm to 4pm).

crimes in your area

l A pressure washer was stolen from a garage.

l Three dustbins full of scrap copper and a wheelbarrow full of old taps etc were stolen from a rear garden in Stamford Bridge.

l The side window of a Transit van parked in Pocklington was smashed – nothing was taken.