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Saddleworth North: Monthly Crime Figures

JULY 2012 update

CRIME JUNE JULY BURGLARY (Of homes) 5 4 BURGLARY OTHER (Shed, Garage, Business) 5 5 THEFT FROM A VEHICLE 5 4 THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE 2 1 CRIMINAL DAMAGE 11 5 ROBBERY 0 0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burglary Dwelling

Devon Drive, Diggle – Bodily force used [...]

Homewatch warn residents to stay alert when using ATMs

Homewatch are warning Saddleworth residents to be on their guard when using Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs).

There have been several reports of ATMs in the Saddleworth area being subjected to skimming attacks.

There are many different ways of skimming an ATM so knowing what to look for and understanding how the scam works will help [...]

The future for policing in Saddleworth

Chief Superintendent Tim Forber (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2011)

Chief Superintendent Tim Forber, Oldham Divisional Commander was the guest speaker at the Saddleworth Homewatch meeting on Wednesday 16th November 2011.

He started his address talking about policing in Oldham and explained that in such a socially diverse town with a rising population there are many challenges. [...]

Homewatch reduces crime

According to Inspector Milvanovic from Greater Manchester Police Saddleworth Homewatch has directly contributed to a reduction of crime in the area.

The following summarises some of the key points made by the Inspector to the Saddleworth Homewatch team on the 21st September 2011

Inspector Milvanovic said, ‘The neighbourhood team had progressed well during the year. [...]