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Stratford Rural Area

Scam Alert

Even at a time of national emergency, criminals will try to exploit the situation for financial gain. This includes impersonating people calling from the NHS Test and Trace service. Contact tracers will only call you from the number 0300 013 5000. Anyone who does not wish to talk over the phone can request the NHS…

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Operation Homberg

Operation Homberg took place on 6 June on the M6 at Corley North and 3 August on the M40 South with officers from the Commercial Vehicle Unit and OPU working closely with Warwickshire Police Rural Crime Team, Highways England, NAVCIS and the Caravan and Camping Club. During the two day operation three stolen trailers were…

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Team Work on Operation Provides Good Results

On Monday the Rural Crime Team spent the day working at an Operation on the Warwick M40 services alongside officers from OPU (Operation Patrol Unit) and with the assistance of NAVCIS and other partner agencies. The purpose of the Operation was to target potentially stolen caravans, trailers and plant machinery travelling along the motorway network. The team have access…

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Rural Crime Team Respond to Males Illegally Fishing

PC Craig Purcell and PC Andy Steventon were recently out patrolling the Bidford-Upon-Avon area in the early hours when we heard over the radio that response officers had located three people fishing on the River Avon near Luddington. As the officers approached one male decided he didn’t fancy hanging around so jumped in the river to get…

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Garage Entered in Preston on Stour

Some time between 21.00 hrs on the 28/7/20 and 10.00 hrs today (29/7/20), unknown offender(s) forced entry to a garage in Preston on Stour.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries please advise us online at www.warwickshire.police.uk, by calling 101 or…

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Damage Caused at Playground in Shipston – Can you Help?

Were you at Shipstons Sports Club off the London Road this weekend between Saturday 25th 9pm to Sunday 26th 10am? A significant amount of damage has been caused to the tarmac around the play equipment. Appeal for witnesses or information that can lead to identification of offender(s). If you help please call 101, let us…

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Sheep Worrying Incident in Long Marston

During the night of the 27th/28th July, a sheep was attacked, believed to be by a dog, receiving serious injuries, in a field off Welford Road, Long Marston.  If you were in the area and saw a dog running loose or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries, please advise on…

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Catalytic Converter Stolen From Vehicle in Wellesbourne

Some time between 24th and 25th July, unknown offender(s) have stolen the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in Wellesbourne.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries please call 101 and refer to inc 182 of 27/7/20 or email ruralwatch@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk.  Alternatively…

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Attempt Entry to Property in Wroxall

At around 04.00 hrs yesterday morning (27/7/20), 3 unknown offenders attempted to enter a rural property in Wroxall.  No entry gained and nothing taken.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries please call 101 and refer to inc 36 of 27/7/20, report online at…

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