Syston Police Unit News

Beat Surgery
Saturday 16th December 3.00 to 4.00pm at Tesco and Saturday 20th January 20th 6.00 to 7.00pm at Co-op.
Coffee with a Cop – Monday 4th December 10.00 to 11.00am, and Tuesday 9th January 12.00 to 1.00pm at The Hub Café, High Street, Syston. Please pop along for a chat.
Crime Prevention Advice Personal Safety:
• Keep valuables out of sight including mobile phones, tablets and laptops.
• Keep handbags closed. Wear over the shoulder bags, having clasps facing inwards works best.
• Cover up jewellery with a scarf or clothing.
• Be aware of your surroundings if you feel unsafe change your direction.
• Use well lit, busy streets and a route you are familiar with.
• Register your belongings with
• If you regularly walk home in the dark, get a personal attack alarm – they are widely available and inexpensive.
• If you regularly jog or cycle, consider varying your route and times you go out, particularly if you go alone. Try to avoid wooded areas and stick to well-lit roads, or main paths and open spaces. To ensure you stay fully alert to your surroundings, do not use headphones.
• If you have a spy hole or security chain fitted to your front or back door make sure you use them when answering the door.
• When answering the phone, simply say ‘hello’. Don’t give your name or number. If the caller claims to have the wrong number ask them to repeat the number required. Never give any information about yourself to a stranger and never say you are alone.
Good News
Recently two vehicles have been taken off of Syston streets for no tax and insurance.
A local youth reported for various driving offences received four points and a fine in excess of £600.
Two local youths were involved in a shop theft, one has received a Community Resolution and the other given a Youth Conditional Caution.
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Contact details
PCSO Jo Freeman – 6612
T: 101 – collar number 6612
E: [email protected]
You can contact the police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.