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UPDATE: Regarding Suspicious white van

Alert message sent 10/03/2021 18:43:00

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Update regarding suspect white van...

Last week we received three reports that a white Transit van was driving in the Hornsea area of the East Riding and stopped a number of people to ask them about the dogs they were walking.

Neighbourhood Inspector Paul Gladstone said, “No one was harmed during these incidents and no dogs were attempted to be taken but it naturally concerned the people involved and we are pleased that they reported it to us.

“These reports were taken extremely seriously and the information provided was used to locate the suspect vehicle.

“The vehicle was stopped in North Froddingham on Thursday 4 March and the three occupants question in relation to their activities.

“The three men and the vehicle were in the East Riding as scrap metal merchants and gave legitimate reasons for them driving slowly in certain locations.

“We are aware of the fear of dog owners following numerous social media posts about this type of event and would ask residents to report any suspicious activity to us and to take some basic steps to ensure the safety of themselves and their pets. If you are out with your dog please keep your dog under full and proper control and in sight. Do not leave pets tied up outside shops.

If your dog is kennelled outside please ensure these are secure and locked and install CCTV to monitor your property if at all possible.

Keep your property secure to prevent access to a garden where a dog may be free to roam. Make sure their pet is microchipped in accordance with the law.

“Report any suspicious activity to the police, if you see people checking out properties please call us to report your concerns to us on our non-emergency number 101.”

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