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Man arrested in connection with serious collision in Harpole

February 14th, 2019|0 Comments

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious collision in Harpole last week, where two people were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The 27-year-old man from Northampton has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and released under investigation.

Officers are investigating the collision which occurred on Sandy Lane, Harpole at 2.30am on Sunday, February 10. A man and a woman who were seriously injured in the collision remain in hospital.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen a black Vauxhall Combo Van which would have had damage to the front nearside. In particular, investigators are keen to speak to anyone who saw the vehicle between midnight on Saturday and 7am on Sunday morning.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

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Incident: 65 of 10/02/19


Theft – Bugbrooke

February 14th, 2019|0 Comments



On 14/02/2019, 18:39, "[email protected]" <[email protected]> wrote:


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Theft – Bugbrooke

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information.

There has been a Theft – Mill Lane, Bugbrooke, unknown person(s) have stolen alloy wheels and tyres from outside a workshop / shed, between 08:00 on the 1st February & 17:00 on the 13th February 2019.
Ref 19000076875

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?

If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101

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Matt Taylor (Police, Police Community Support Officer (C7115), Daventry & South Northants)

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Lonely Hearts Romance Fraudster Alert

February 14th, 2019|0 Comments


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Lonely Hearts Romance Fraudster Alert

Lonely Hearts Romance Fraudster Alert

The NFIB have become aware of techniques used by romance fraudsters against people using dating sites. Not only will they steal your heart they will steal your money and your identification. 

When you think you’ve met the perfect partner through an online dating website or app, but the other person is using a fake profile to form a relationship with you. They’re using the site to gain your trust and ask you for money or enough personal information to steal your identity. 

A dating fraudster, previously involved in deceiving people that wanted a friendship explained how they would create fake accounts with social media platforms so that their details matched and could be searched. By appearing to be a real person their fake persona could be corroborated by prospective partners searching their background and believe them to be genuine. The fraudster said:

“People like to live in fairy tales to say it won’t happen to me. I make sure all my conversations are bespoke. I will show insecurity myself about trusting people and this helps allude to them that I’m genuine.”

The fraudster will also utilise as many accessible online research tools to explore people’s information for their own personal gain or sell onwards. The fraudster elaborated and explained:

“I use various online directories to find out about the person. Once I have enough, I use it to milk everything I can using their details or sell them on to other fraudsters via the dark web”

When asked how people could check if a person is real. The romance fraudster offered advice for others searching for a relationship. They told us that after you see a picture of them: 

“Ask for them to send you another photo of themselves posing with their thumbs up or waving. It’s like a form of 2 factor authentication and makes it hard to do if it’s not an original picture”

What you need to do

· Avoid sharing too many personal details when on online dating profiles. Revealing your full name, date of birth, or full home address may lead to your identity being stolen.

· Never respond to any requests to send money, or have money transferred into your account by someone you don’t know and trust. These types of requests should always raise a red flag. If something feels wrong then it is usually right to question it.

· Pick a reputable dating website or app, and use the built-in messaging service. Fraudsters want to quickly switch to social media or texting so there’s no evidence of them asking you for money.

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Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

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