Neighbourhood Watch alert Police to Rogue Traders working in Odiham area


Police RMS reference number – 44160053556

Incident – Op Liberal is the name given to incidents that are linked to Rogue Traders / Door step crime. Police work with Trading Standards to address incidents where residents are targeted.

Dates / times – 04/02/2016 13:00 – 16:00

Location – Alton Road, Odiham area

Circumstances – Males have attended the address of an elderly female. They have charged her an inflated amount for gardening work and have failed to provide any paperwork or notify her of her rights regarding cooling off periods as per Door Step Selling Regulations 2008.
Local Neighbourhood Watch coordinator was involved and alerted the Police to this incident.
Attending officers have made the decision to arrest and detain the males involved.

Please call Hampshire Constabulary on 101 and quote the above reference numbers if you have any information to help us progress our enquiries.


About Roger Nield MBE

Safety Director for the SMPL Organisation and supporting our Vulnerable Veterans Programme.
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