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Officers will be out and about in Pocklington to deter anti-social behaviour.
Officers will be out and about in Pocklington to deter anti-social behaviour.

Throughout February, police officers in Pocklington will be carrying out high visibility patrols of the Pocklington Town Centre area to deter potential

anti-social behaviour.

These patrols will 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), the Tennis Club area, and town car parks (reports of low level anti-social behaviour).

They will also be taking action to reduce anti-social behaviour and its impact on the communities across the Pocklington district area as well as taking positive action against offenders who cause problems with their vehicles.

Hotspot areas in Pocklington will be checked regularly and any 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.

Crimes in your area

l Materials have been stolen from a building site.

l A secure property near Barmby Moor was broken into, searched and a vehicle stolen.

l Equipment at the skate park in Pocklington has been sprayed with graffiti.

l Building materials have been stolen from a building site in Pocklington.

l A cycle has been stolen from a property in a “sneak” burglary.

l Entry was gained into a secure property in Pocklington which was searched and items stolen.

l Objects were thrown at a flat window causing damage.