- Robbery. Store, High Street. Three men entered the store and have demanded money from the owner. A disturbance had taken place and the owner has been hit on the hand with a hammer. It is believed the males then left the scene with a quantity of cash, getting into a dark Grey Mercedes and driving off onto the Barton Road and then possible towards Bidford. All men were described as tall. 8.20pm Monday 22nd January. 0384 22/01/2018. Video of the robbery had been released and can be viewed on the local newspaper social media pages.
Nuisance & Fraudulent Phone calls
Over the last week we have become aware that a number of residents have received phone calls from people purporting to be from the Police. HMRC and PPI Companies. These callers are requesting residents purchase iTunes / PlayStation vouchers etc. in order to resolve a problem Some are directly asking for money. Once the vouchers are purchased the activation codes are given over the phone which the scammers then use. The majority of these victims or intended victims have been elderly. Please be aware of these scam calls.