Suspious Male Attempting To Buy Dogs

Staffordshire Police have reported that on Monday 18th January at approximately 4pm to 4.30pm, a male described as white, in his 20’s with an Irish accent asked a female if he could buy her dog for £50 on the Park Estate, Burslem.

The male was seen to exit a Ford Transit style van. After being […]

Appeal For Witnesses To Attempted Robbery In Goldenhill

Staffordshire Police are issuing an appeal for witnesses to an incident which resulted in two men being arrested in relation to an attempted robbery with a weapon that took place in Goldenhill (5 January).

Officers attended Mobberley Road in Goldenhill, at about 2.20pm to reports a woman had been approached by a man with a […]

Parcel Delivery Scams “Beware”

Staffordshire Police have been advised that criminals are sending out phishing (fraud) emails, purportedly from well-known delivery companies, which claim they’ve been unable to deliver parcels, packages or large letters. These emails may ask the recipient to pay a fee or provide additional details in order to rearrange delivery.

There’s also an increased risk of […]

Frosty Weather Causing Vehicles To Be Stolen

Staffordshire Police are warning motorists to be aware that a number of vehicle thefts have recently taken place due to people leaving their cars unattended whilst running with the keys in to defrost them.

If you fall victim then you may not be covered by your car insurance. As well as this, most people also […]

Christmas Gift Scams on Social Media

Searching for a Christmas bargain on social media? Keep your eyes open for deals/prices that seem “too good to be true”.

Staffordshire Police are advising that criminals may advertise low prices for popular items that are sold out everywhere else to trick you into parting with your money. Often, the goods advertised don’t exist, with […]

Antisocial Activity, Your Help is Needed?

Sandyford & Goldenhill Residents Association has made the police aware of regular vandalism/littering under the public footpath bridge near to James Brindley Way.

The location is after Victoria Park Road roundabout and goes onto James Brindley Way (South) and at the traffic light crossing you go onto the public footpath and then to the location […]

Parcel Thefts From Doorsteps

There is a developing trend at the moment for thefts of parcels from domestic door steps. With the new procedures protecting against Covid-19, parcel delivery companies are more often not knocking on the recipients door and walking away giving a “delivery status” for the item. These parcels are then stolen from the doorstep.

Please be […]

Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting

Fraud is when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial over another person. Cyber crime is any criminal act dealing with computers and networks.

Staffordshire Police are advising that any fraud and cyber crime can be reported to Action Fraud by calling 03001232040.

Garden Ornament Stolen in Goldenhill

Staffordshire Police have reported that on Wednesday 18th November at 01:30am; unknown offenders have stolen a concrete chimney pot worth £95 from a garden on Shannon Drive, Goldenhill.

If you have any information or seen anything suspicious please call the police on 101 or private message on Facebook / Twitter quoting serial number SP-20201118-0467.

Organised Fights on Social Media

Staffordshire Police have been made aware that there are recordings of organised fights on social media of a so called Fight Club, local youths have been filming pre arranged fights which are taking place in the alleyways in Tunstall after school.

We are appealing for support from parents to identify the youths organising these […]