SHIFNAL CRIME

Rural Watch – East Shropshire

Information as it becomes available in regards thefts and warnings in your area.

Rural News from around the Patch

GOOD MORNING FOLK’S

To all dog owners a WARNING from the Police

Dog theft warning: Police issue alert over ‘new RSPCA ploy’ by heartless pet snatchers

 Police said thieves are using fake RSPCA vans and attempting to take pets from their owners by claiming they match the description of a stolen animal. The force warned the RSPCA would “never take a dog like that”.

The charity DogLost saw reported thefts jump from 172 dogs in 2019 to 465 in 2020.

PLEASE BE ON YOUR GUARD

PLEASE REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS AT ONCE TO THE POLICE

IF POSSIBLE GET THE VEHICLE Reg Number

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Farmers issue plea to lockdown walkers to stick to footpaths and stop damaging crops

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