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Appeal after fishing tackle stolen from shed

fishing tackle

Staffordshire Police have appealed for help to find high-value fishing tackle stolen from a shed in Stone. The burglary took place some time between 9am on Friday 18th March and 8am on Sunday 20th March. Offenders gained access to a wooden shed in the garden of a property on Redhill Road by damaging the lock. They made off with high-value fishing ...

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Smart Alert app set to turn the tables on crime

smart alert app

Residents and businesses in Stone can now get free crime alerts and community safety advice through the new Staffordshire Smart Alert app. The app and website is thought to be the first of its type in the UK. The app and website, aimed at everyone over 12, has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire Matthew Ellis, and allows local ...

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Conman targets elderly Stone resident

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Police have urged people in Stone to warn vulnerable residents not to engage with cold callers after a conman tricked an elderly resident out of £30. A man – thought to be in his twenties – knocked on the door of an elderly resident in Stone on Thursday morning (10th December). He claimed that he’d cut his hand on a branch ...

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Did you witness an assault in Stone?

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  Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Stone by the Walton Co-op store in Eccleshall Road. The incident took place at around 4pm on Friday 13th November when, following a dispute, the victim was assaulted by two women. The victim, a 17-year-old male from Stone, suffered minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.  

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Break-ins at four Stone town centre businesses

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Four Stone town centre businesses were broken into last night or the early hours of this morning. Staffordshire Police have appealed for anyone with information to get in touch. Arcadia cafe, Stone Carpets, Staffordshire Cobbler and CJ’s Fashion Accessories – all in the C0-op Arcade off the High Street – were burgled overnight (Tuesday 7th/Wednesday 8th October). In all incidents, ...

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Break-ins at Co-op and Morrisons

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The Co-op supermarket in the High Street and Morrisons petrol station unit were both broken into in the early hours of Saturday morning (13th June). The incidents happened within minutes of each other and police are appealing for anyone with any information to get in touch. At around 3.45am, offenders forced the roller shutter doors in the loading bay area of ...

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Commissioner’s plan to modernise Neighbourhood Watch

Matthew Ellis and Chief Constable

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, has called on people in Stone to shape a new and dynamic Neighbourhood Watch movement across Staffordshire which will focus on keeping local communities even safer and even more closely linked with local policing.   Neighbourhood Watch currently has over 25,000 registered members across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent who receive regular updates from their local ...

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Police and Crime Commissioner in Stone

Commissioner

Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will be in Stone on Monday 5th January to hear about the issues that matter to local people. He will hold a supermarket surgery at Morrisons in Mill Street between 2pm and 3pm. The ‘Let’s Talk’ event is the latest opportunity for people to tell Mr Ellis first-hand about crime and local policing ...

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Man arrested after Priory Road incident

Chief constable

A man was arrested on Monday (21st July) following an incident in Priory Road, Stone, which saw a 46-year-old taken to hospital with “puncture wounds”. A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said this afternoon: “We received a call at around 5.20pm on Monday reporting an injured man. The 46 year-old Stone man was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with ...

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