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[Reference: BG407 Crime number: 15831/11]

Some time between 12pm and 3.20pm on Monday 28th March, two bicycles were stolen from a garden on Castleton Grove, Glossop.

Description: pink/purple bike for 7 year old child & a black unisex mid sized mountain bike.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call 0345 123 33 33, quoting crime number: 15831/11.

Please be extra vigilant and report any suspicious activity to Derbyshire police.

Thank you.

Trisha Mellor, B Division Community Information Officer,
Corporate Communications, Buxton Police Station

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Derbyshire Police – Image released in connection to an indecent exposure in Glossop

Derbyshire Police have released the following details in relation to an incident that has occurred on the path between Glossop Road and the middle of Cottage Lane.

If you have any information on the identity of the man please get in touch with the Police via the details below.

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in relation to an indecent exposure in Glossop.

The incident happened on Friday, October 1 between 3.45 and 4pm on a pathway leading between Glossop Road and Cottage Lane, in Gamesley.

A 14-year-old girl was walking home from school when she heard a shout and as she turned around a man exposed himself to her.

The man is described as aged in his late twenties or early thirties, around 6ft tall, of a skinny build and with dark brown hair.

He was wearing a dark Nike tracksuit and a baseball cap.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Derbyshire police on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Latest police news – Break in on Whitwell Green

[Reference: BG593 Crime number: 32956/10]

If any local residents witnessed an offender enter a property on Whitwell Green, Glossop, between 18-20th June, can they please phone 0345 123 33 33 with information, quoting crime number: 32956/10. Cash has been removed from a money box and a money box containing cash has also been stolen.

Latest police news – summer house attempted break-in

[Reference: BG586 Crime number: 32506/10]

Between 1000-1630hrs on Friday 18th June, offender/s attempted to break into a summer house in the garden of a farmhouse in Gamesley. They kicked the gate off its hinges, removed the lead strips from the window, reached in, disturbed by security alarm and made off taking the lead strips.

Please be vigilant. If you have any information about this incident or see any suspicious vehicles/persons in the area, please contact the police on 0345 123 33 33, quoting crime number: 32506/10.

Ringmaster message from local police

[RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Buxton – BN359 Incident number: 342 of 24/4/10]

At the weekend, a male purporting to be a police officer telephoned an elderly resident in Buxton, trying to make an appointment to visit her home to do a security check. Please be aware that police officers will only contact residents to carry out security checks if the resident has recently been a victim of crime or if the resident has contacted the police to request a home security check. Police officers have identification that can be checked out by calling 0345 123 33 33.

Different techniques are being used by certain security companies who are trying to sell security systems to residents.

Don’t let strangers into your home. If you have any concerns about cold callers please contact the police.

Thank you.

Trisha Mellor, B Division Community Information Officer, Corporate Communications, Buxton Police Station

Sky insurance scam warning

From Derbyshire Police :

We have also been made aware of a scam doing the rounds from a company telephoning residents, purporting to be a company that insures SKY dishes. The caller says that the original company has gone bankrupt and that they are doing you a favour by making sure that you are still insured. They go on to ask for bank details. SKY has confirmed that this is a scam so please do not give out any bank details or personal information.

Weekend crime spree

According to reports from Derbyshire Police, this weekend has been a bad one for crime, with a number of incidents taking place.

If you have any details on who has committed these crimes please contact the police via the details below.

Between 2230-2315hrs on Friday 20th November, offender/s kicked the door panel in and damaged a patio door window at a property on Burbage Grove, Gamesley. Earlier in the evening, a group of youths were seen in the area aged in their late teens. Crime number: 67271/09.

At 0030hrs on Saturday 21st November, a secure moped was stolen from Haddon Lea, Gamesley, later found abandoned at the nearby Astroturf pitch. Crime number: 67261/09.

Overnight on 20th/21st November, offender/s used bricks to smash several windows at the community centre on Melandra Castle Road, Gamesley. Crime number: 67295/09.

If you have any information about these incidents, please call 0345 123 33 33, quoting the relevant crime number.

Safer Neighbourhood meeting in Gamesley

People in Gamelsey and Charlesworth have the chance to raise any concerns they have in their neighbourhood and help set policing priorities at a forthcoming meeting.

The Gamesley and Charlesworth Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team is inviting residents to the next meeting at 2pm on Tuesday, 1 December 2009 at Gamesley Residents Association, Winster Mews, Gamesley.

They are held every three months to bring together the police, local councils and other agencies who can work together to address the issues that matter the most to the local community. There will also be a chance to meet local officers, PC Paula Doyle, PCSO Lee Willows, PCSO Ann Morris and PCSO Jordan Kelly, and to get an update on the issues targeted during previous months.

If you have a concern you would like to raise and cannot attend the meeting or would like more information, contact the team on 0345 123 33 33 or email

Damage to vehicles on Gamesley

[RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Buxton – BG663 Vehicle damage, Glossop]

Overnight on Wednedsday 2nd/Thursday 3rd September 2009, a spate of attacks on motor vehicles took place on Cottage Lane, the Eyam and Bakewell areas of Gamesley. A number of vehicles had their number plates ripped off and stolen or damaged as well as around 17 vehicle badges and motifs being removed or damaged in the Glossop area. We would ask that anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious that night please contact the police on 0345 123 33 33. The officer in the case is Pc 3307 Neale of Glossop Police.

In recent weeks there has been an increase in thefts of unattended pedal cycles-mainly from rear gardens/yards where they have been left insecure.

We would ask that all persons who own pedal cycles try to lock them away when not in use and to also make a record of frame numbers and get them security marked, if possible.

Thank you.

Trisha Mellor, B Division Community Information Officer, Corporate Communications, Buxton Police Station


If you have any information relating to incidents or crimes, please call 0345 123 33 33.

In an emergency call 999. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For any queries or changes to community messaging contact details, please call 0345 123 33 33 and ask for your Divisional Community Information Officer.

Police Information

The following alerts have been flagged up by the Police :

[RINGMASTER COMMUNITY MESSAGING – Buxton – BG1 Crime no: 80521/08 & other

related crimes]


Since 24/12/08, we have had an increase in vehicle crime. This crime

includes two stolen cars and five other cars damaged. One of the cars was

left with the engine running to defrost and was stolen – this was in

Charlesworth. Another was stolen from Winster Mews. The damage to the

other cars varied from scratches to paintwork, punctured tyres and damage

to doors and steering columns. This occurred in areas of Gamesley

including Combs, Sheldon, Wardlow, Whitwell and Bakewell areas.


We need your help;


Can you please be vigilant and report anything suspicious to 0345 123 33



Can you please make sure that anything of any value is removed from your



Please do not leave your car unattended with the engine running – if it is

stolen under these circumstances you may well find that your insurance

will be invalid.


Thank you.


PC Paula Doyle, Glossop Police



Derbyshire Constabulary can be contacted on 0345 123 33 33, or in an

emergency 999. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.