Local policing priorities for Axminster Rural

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Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities in this neighbourhood.

Priority

Youth Anti-Social Behaviour

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of anti-social behaviour in and around the local area, including our public parks and gardens.

If you witness any incidents of anti-social behaviour, and it is a police matter, please contact us by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Issued 17 December, 2018

Action taken

Update: 01 March 2019 - So far we have:

We have been carry out regular patrols in the area to monitor the situation and taking action where appropriate, including issuing Anti-Social Behaviour letters to persistent offenders and liaising with parents and relevant agencies.

Actioned 1 March, 2019

Priority

Rural Crime - Shed and Outbuilding Breaks

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of sheds and outbuildings being broken into.

Please ensure that you secure your outbuilding with adequate locks and, where possible, ensure that valuable tools are easily identifiable, additionally make a note of the serial numbers on tools such as chainsaws and larger hand held tools

If you witness any suspicious activity in the area then please contact the Police by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Please follow the below link for crime prevention advice regarding rural crime:

https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/advice/your-community/stop-rural-crime/

Issued 17 December, 2018

Action taken

Update: 01 March 2019 - So far we have:

We have been regularly patrolling local hot spots and giving out relevant crime prevention advice to members of the public.

Actioned 1 March, 2019

Priority

Drug Dealing and County Lines

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received numerous complaints from the public regarding people using and dealing drugs in and around the local area.

If you witness any drug activity in the area then please contact the Police by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Issued 16 August, 2018

Action taken

Update: 01 March 2019 - So far we have:

Police executed a warrant in the Cricketers area of Axminster on Friday 19th October - two persons were arrested and have been released under investigation pending further police inquiries.

We have been working closely with partner agencies, sharing information and acting together to combat this issue. We have also been carrying out regular patrols to monitor the situation, taking action where appropriate.

Actioned 1 March, 2019

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