Month: March 2019

Scam Warning – Fake Virgin Media Emails

Fraudsters send fake Virgin Media emails threatening “automatic disconnection” Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with “automatic disconnection” due to “invalid billing information”. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that […]

Crime summary

A convenience store on Leicester Road, Lewes reported a break in the small hours of last weekend, whereby suspects have used tools to prize open doors and gain entry to the store. Fortunately nothing was taken, although damage has been caused to the store front. A property on The Course […]

Open Doors…

PCSO Collins PCSO Fenn attended Lewes Open Doors this week to meet volunteers who support the local street community. Open Doors is a drop in, between 1300-1500 every day where members of the street community can access warm food & drink, wash, and get clean clothes, and also be signposted […]

The Big Pedal…

Lewes Prevention officers joined other local agencies outside Denton Primary School, Newhaven on Monday to help promote the #bigpedal event, raising awareness of air pollution. The event encourages children and parents to look at other means of travel to school, in particular cycling, with event prizes and promotions available.

Scam Aware talks continue…

Local Prevention officers attended local supermarkets this week, alongside Natwest Bank speaking to shoppers, and local people about recent scams and frauds; not only County wide but local scams too. We have seen an increase in scams where suspects are reporting to be from the National Crime Agency (NCA) or […]

Lewes Asb Op Blitz Update

Update from Friday 8th and Saturday 9th March. Op Blitz weekend team was formed of four PCSO’s from Lewes C section, patrols covered the areas in and around Lewes, with costal patrols extended through Newhaven, Peacehaven and Seaford. Friday evening started with a few reports of youths causing a disturbance […]