Pocklington police column

Sgt Ryan Reed and PCSO Mike Simpson.

Sgt Ryan Reed and PCSO Mike Simpson.

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Throughout April, 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 (periodic reports of anti-social behaviour on an evening) and town car parks. 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 be continuing 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 also 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 at Lob Lane Sheltered Housing Coffee Morning, Stamford Bridge, to discuss community issues and offer crime prevention advice between 9:30am and 11am on 6 May.

PCSO Gareth Ludlow will be patrolling around Sutton on Derwent on 14 May between 11am and noon.

PCSO Gareth Ludlow will be patrolling around Wilberfoss on 11 June from 4pm to 5pm.

PCSO Gareth Ludlow will be patrolling around Barmby Moor on 15 May (from 11am to noon).

PCSO Mike Simpson will be at Pocklington Library to discuss community issues and offer crime prevention advice between 2pm and 4pm on 15 April, 10 May and 14 June.

crimes in your area

A rear windscreen wiper of a car parked in Pocklington was damaged.

A window of a van parked at a Pocklington industrial estate was removed and the ignition barrel stolen.

A secure Yamaha motorbike was stolen, however it was found later abandoned nearby.

A double axel trailer was stolen form a property near Wilberfoss.

A business shop window in Pocklington was damaged.