Crime and Policing

The police are warning the public not to use the ATM outside Barclays Bank in Station Road, Winchmore Hill.

The Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to an incident on 13th August, when an elderly woman was discovered with serious injuries near the footbridge across the A406 near Ulster Gardens.

Police are seeking witnesses to an assault on a pregnant woman on a 329 bus on Tuesday 27th August.

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There will be a joint crime forum with Bowes and Southgate Green wards to discuss residents' increasing concerns regarding rising crime in the area. The event will be held at Trinity-at-Bowes Community Centre at 7.30pm on 3rd September.

Winchmore Hill Police have reported that for the second time in seven days an elderly man has been tricked into thinking he was about to receive a parking fine at Lodge Drive car park. The victim was robbed of several thousand pounds.

Police are warning elderly people in particular to be aware of a bank card scam being perpetrated in Lodge Drive car park.

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Winchmore Hill police have tweeted a warning about two-person teams robbing people on buses.

Detectives continue to investigate after a woman and her children were attacked at a residential address in Palmers Green.

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A warning from the police about robberies of older people who have withdrawn money from cashpoints or are victims of distraction robberies in Sainsbury's car park.

On 3 June the City of London Police issued an alert warning the public about courier fraud, bogus police and bank officials.