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Residents in New Mills and Hayfield are encouraged to security mark their valuables

Posted on 16th July 2014

Residents in New Mills and Hayfield are invited to get their security into gear as part of a crime prevention and bike marking drive.

Safer Neighbourhood officers will be speaking to cyclists about the steps that they can take to better protect their valuables from criminals as part of a targeted police operation.

Residents living in New Mills are Hayfield are invited to attend the security marking events to have their bikes and mobile phones security marked by the Safer Neighbourhood team in a bid to deter criminals.

The events will take place on Saturday, July 19 and Saturday, July 26 and will run from 10am until 12noon near the Sett Valley Medical Centre, and 1pm until 3pm at the Co-operative Store in New Mills.

Operation Anastase will see officers heading out on increased patrols to target offenders and also offering advice and reassurance to residents to crack down on thefts from sheds, garages and outbuildings.

The policing team are urging residents to take steps to protect themselves from opportunists and are actively encouraging residents to remain vigilant and to report suspicious activity straight away.

To find out more about the event or to speak to your local policing team call 101, the non-emergency number for Derbyshire police.

To arrange for a free garden security visit contact the New Mills Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101.

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