Fences damaged in Epworth

INCIDENTS of criminal damage and antisocial behaviour have been reported in the Fieldside area of Epworth.

Neighbourhood police officers and response teams have organised high visibility patrols around the area after receiving several reports of damage to fencing.

Members of the public are urged to report any damage to their own property and any suspicious activity to the police.

A local youth had been interviewed regarding this matter but he was released unconditionally due to lack of evidence, highlighting the importance of information from the public.

Meanwhile mopeds have been seized in the Axholme South ward after two local youths - previously warned about their riding - were caught again by the police.

And a local man has also been jailed for nine months for offences relating to both the Isle and Scunthorpe areas.

Anyone who witnesses a crime being committed or suspicious behaviour taking place should ring 999 or call the new Humberside Police non-emergency 101 number.