Police camper van to visit village

Police officers who cover Pelsall and Shelfield have launched action days aimed at tackling crime on the run up to Christmas.

During November and December neighbourhood officers will be using the mobile camper van that is packed with crime prevention products.

The van will visit Pelsall/Shelfield and Rushall on Wednesdays, between 10am and 4pm, from November 10, when members of the public will be able get the latest advice and have their property marked.

It will also visit Aldridge on Mondays, Walsall Wood on Tuesdays, Streetly and Pheasey on Thursdays and Brownhills on Fridays.

The visits to the areas will begin 10am – 4pm from Monday 6th November until Christmas.

Acting Sergeant Natalie Bird, from Aldridge police station, said:” We wanted to provide a highly visible police presence within the locations around the areas during the run up to Christmas. It is hoped that people who visit, live and work within the areas will come along to see us.

“Officers will also be on patrol within the area whilst the camper van is in situ. We aim to deter would be criminals and will provide a property marking service for anyone who visits.”

Brownhills neighbourhood officers have already embarked on a property marking service and will be visiting every resident in Brownhills to offer the service during the coming months.

If you cannot attend one of the sessions and would like to speak to an officer about any concerns you may have, then please call 0345 113 5000 to speak to one of the team.


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