Search

Cranham police cadets dish out advice on avoiding car crime

PUBLISHED: 11:17 09 May 2013 | UPDATED: 11:17 09 May 2013

PC Craig Blackwood along with members and staff from the Volunteer Police Cadets

PC Craig Blackwood along with members and staff from the Volunteer Police Cadets

Archant

Police cadets gave people in Cranham advice on how to avoid falling prey to car crime.

Officers and staff from the Havering Volunteer Police Cadets knocked on doors and spoke to people in roads recently hit by vehicle crooks – Springfield Gardens, The Grove and Sycamore Avenue.

They targeted people who had left their cars unlocked, or who had left valuable items on display in their cars.

The cadets handed out crime prevention leaflets and gave tips on keeping their property safe.

PC Craig Blackwood of Cranham Safer Neighbourhoods Team said: “It was a good experience for the cadets taking part first-hand in giving out crime prevention advice regarding car crime.”

Latest Romford News Stories

53 minutes ago

Canvey Island could be the new Catalonia

Three weeks after police closed the investigation into the explosion at the Bridge Point flats in Hornchurch, saying “the exact cause of the fire cannot be ascertained” and no one would be held accountable, Swan Housing Association announces it was caused by a gas canister.

Yesterday, 16:46

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Yesterday, 16:15

There will be no TfL Rail services this weekend as engineers continue carrying out track and station improvement works to prepare the line for Crossrail.

Yesterday, 15:39

Miraculously, no one was seriously injured after a car crashed into the front of a block of flats in Romford town centre this afternoon.

Yesterday, 15:00

There are only three weeks left to apply for the Havering Business Awards and celebrate your staff, customers and success.

Yesterday, 13:00

Four Emerson Park schoolchildren were amazed to discover this week that they were among the world’s cleverest 2pc and being invited to join Mensa.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now