Staffordshire Police Reporting Jewellery Thefts including “Goldenhill”

Staffordshire Police have reported that recently there has been jewellery thefts in Goldenhill and nearby Butt Lane. Offenders are targeting homes that are unoccupied due to owners going away on holiday or being out at work during the day. Here are several safety tips the police are suggesting you do to prevent this happening.

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How to Report a Scam

Staffordshire Police say that if you think you’ve fallen victim to a scam, whether its face to face, over the phone or on the internet, you can report this to Action Fraud by visiting their website www.actionfraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040.

Handbag Theft

Staffordshire Police are asking people to be extra vigilant when out and about with your personal possessions. Today in the Tunstall area, an unknown male has attempted to take a females handbag when she had stopped for a moment and placed it down beside her. Luckily he has not managed to escape with the bag […]

Catalytic Converter Thefts

There has been a rise in the number of Catalytic Converter thefts in the area, the thieves are mainly targeting garage forecourts at night.

The types of vehicles being targeted are generally older models of German vehicles such as VW, BMW and large 4×4 style cars.

It is also recommended that you try not to […]

Nuisance Off Road Bikes

Staffordshire Police are reminding residents that it is against the law in the UK to ride off road bikes or mini moto’s on public roads and pavements. The same applies to trail bikes and quads unless they are displaying valid number plates. Please call the police on 101 or call anonymously on 0800 555 111 […]

Vandalised Car “We Need Your Help”

It has been reported that at 2.15 a.m. today a dark grey Vauxhall Zafira has been vandalised with a broken rear window in Wignall Road, Sandyford near to the junction with Ridge Road.

Two hooded suspects were seen running down Wignall Road from Maureen Avenue where the incident took place before returning by the same […]

Increase in Motor Vehicle Thefts

Staffordshire Police are warning residents not to leave their vehicles unlocked overnight or leave any valuables on display.

It is being reported there has been a recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles in the area, and are advising vehicle owners to lock it or lose it!

If you see anything suspicious in your area […]

Police Warn of Cyber-Blackmail Scam

Police in Staffordshire are warning people of a cyber-blackmail scam currently targeting random people, which threatens to post intimate photos or video footage online if money isn’t paid. Over the past few days police have seen a rise in so called ‘sextortion’ cases being reported and are asking people to report any blackmail attempts to […]

Warning Issued As Distraction Burglary Attempts Likely To Rise During Covid-19 Lockdown

Staffordshire Police are warning people to be extra vigilant if they get an unexpected caller to their home during the current government lockdown. A distraction burglary is where someone calls at your home posing to be someone they’re not, normally an official or council worker. They then make up a story to get into your […]

Coronavirus “Staffordshire Police Update”

Staffordshire Police say that the Government has announced that everyone must now stay at home, except in exceptional circumstances.

Please DO NOT call 101 or send a private message for general advice or questions on staying at home.

We need to make sure now, more than ever, that our phonelines are free to take calls […]