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Dispatch - Colchester Edition - Issues #13

Dispatch - Colchester Edition
Welcome to issue #13 of Dispatch - Colchester Edition. This week we have news from across the district including an update on the Distillery Lane murder investigation and the arrest of three men in connection with the theft of cables. We have prevention advice around drink spiking and information about a scam email from criminals pretending to offer a bill rebate from Ofgem.
News 21 September - 27 September
‘A defining moment for British policing’: Essex Police’s role in Operation London Bridge
Three arrests in £1m cable theft investigation
Update on Distillery Lane murder investigation
National Inclusion Week
Find our more about policing in your area
Upcoming events
We host a number of events throughout the district where you can get to know some of the police officers and staff who protect and serve your community. Talk to us about the things that are causing you concern in your communities, get crime prevention advice or find out what we’re doing to tackle antisocial behaviour in your area. Whatever you would like to discuss about local policing, we’re here to listen and work with our local partners to resolve any issues.
Monday 3rd October 2022 -Coffee with a Cop -10am-11am - CESSAC Community centre, St Michaels.
Monday 3rd October 2022 - Coffee with a cop - 11am-12pm - Community 360 hub, Long Wyre Street
Monday 3rd October 2022 - Coffee with a cop - 10am-11am - St Helena’s Hospice cafe, Angora business park, Stanway.
Tuesday 4th October 2022 - Meet and Greet - 10am-11am - Tiptree Library
Tuesday 4th October 2022 - Meet your local PCSO - 11am-12:30pm - Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street
Tuesday 4th October 2022 - Meet and Greet - 2pm-3pm - West Mersea Library
Take a look at our Facebook page for details of our events, or head to the Your Area section of our website.
Please note events may be cancelled at short notice due to operational demands, details of which will be posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Crime prevention advice
Spiked drinks and date-rape drugs
Crime prevention advice on our website
Be Fraud Smart
Cyber Protect

Criminals impersonate @ofgem to target the public with energy rebate scams.

Read the full alert here:

✅Help us remove scams like these by forwarding suspicious emails to:

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