WE ARE AWARE OF TWO MALES CIRCULATING THE HENLEAZE & WESTBURY-ON-TRYM AREAS AMONGST NEIGHBOURING AREAS IN NORTH BRISTOL, KNOCKING ON RESIDENT’S DOORS ASKING FOR MONEY, FOOD, TO USE WASH FACILITIES OR OFFERING THEIR SERVICES FOR ANY WORK FOR MONEY ‘ODD JOBS’ THEY CAN UNDERTAKE – PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU SEE OR EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY TAKING PLACE – WE WOULD ADVISE RESIDENTS, IF YOU ARE NOT EXPECTING VISITORS TO SIMPLY NOT ENGAGE WITH THESE PERSONS AND WHERE POSSIBLE IGNORE THEIR DOOR KNOCKS.
Please contact police when you see or experience this activity so that we may trace their whereabouts to establish what they are doing and if necessary, stop them from doing this and ensure they leave the area.
1 November 2021
Please call the Police on 101 if anyone comes to your door and sells to you. We can check that they are authentic and have the right licence to operate.
Information from the public about this activity is always welcomed so that we may know where these unlicensed traders are operating and can put suitable advice out to residents who may otherwise be susceptible to buying items from them.
11 November 2020
Please do phone the police if you have any concerns around any bogus callers.