PayPal account holders warned about phishing

A local Bexley resident received a phishing scam email claiming to be from PayPal and seeking personal or banking details to be completed by clicking on a link.  Fortunately they did not. Action Fraud is warning the public about phishing emails, sent out by criminals, claiming to be from PayPal. PayPal have the following to say “At… Continue reading PayPal account holders warned about phishing

The Bexley Crime Survey is back!

The Bexley Crime Survey is back! With the launch of the latest annual Bexley Crime Survey on September 25th, local people once more have the chance to tell the Bexley Community Safety Partnership (BCSP) about local crime and disorder issues which concern them most.  The partnership will use the responses, alongside other data, to help decide… Continue reading The Bexley Crime Survey is back!

DVLA Scam Alert

A local resident in Bexley received a scam email to say there was not enough money on their credit card to pay their car tax. The email address used was ‘dvla@dvla.gsi.gov.uk’. What is interesting the date was shown in the American format as ’09/18/2020′. Bexley Watch are warning residents to note this scam as DVLA… Continue reading DVLA Scam Alert

Nine arrests after drugs warrants carried out in London, Kent and Sussex

Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad and Sussex police investigating the large-scale supply of class A drugs have worked together to arrest nine people. On Tuesday, 22 September a number of warrants were carried out at addresses across London, Kent and Sussex. As a result, a 26-year-old woman and eight men aged between 21 to… Continue reading Nine arrests after drugs warrants carried out in London, Kent and Sussex

New Covid rules: From Thursday 24 September 2020 – More face coverings and fines

New Covid rules announced and published on 22 September 2020 by the government. At-a-glance, the new restrictions are: Boris Johnson said the new measures would probably stay in place for the next six months. Pubs, bars and restaurants to close at 22:00 BST They will also be restricted to table service only People should work… Continue reading New Covid rules: From Thursday 24 September 2020 – More face coverings and fines

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#LookCloser campaign

Throughout the last week we have had a heightened focus on targeting those at the centre of County Lines offending and those who often exploit young and vulnerable people into running drugs across the UK. We are supporting a campaign by the Children’s Society which asks everyone to #LookCloser – there are a number of… Continue reading #LookCloser campaign

Tackling drugs and violence

The Metropolitan Police Service worked with eight other police forces on a joint operation to target county lines gang activity on our road networks and the associated violence this criminality causes. More than 200 arrests were made in the operation which involved more than 1,000 officers. The activity focused on arterial routes and motorways in… Continue reading Tackling drugs and violence

Appeal for CCTV footage

This was received from a North Cray Resident:- I am sorry to report that a car (white BMW) was stolen from inside the field on the corner of Parsonage Lane/Cocksure Lane at 5.30pm yesterday evening (Thursday 17 September). The owner was tending her horses further down the field when a thief/thieves entered the field, stole… Continue reading Appeal for CCTV footage