Stolen Car & Postcode Lottery Scam

Green Daihatsu stolen from Stoneyhill & Scam letter advising of People's Postcode Lottery win.

Report 1:

This message relates to Crime No. 33256/16. Sometime between 2000hrs on Saturday 21st May and 0600hrs on Sunday 22nd May 2016 someone stole a green Daihatsu Fourtrak which had been left parked insecurely with the keys in the ignition in the Stoneyhill area of Abbotskerswell.

Also around the same time another vehicle, a green Nissan Terrano which was also left insecure in the Stoneyhill area was entered and searched thoroughly. Please be aware of this. Always ensure your vehicle is locked and secure when leaving it unattended and always remove any valuable items. If you have any information contact 101 quoting either crime no. 33256/16 or 33273/16. Thank you.

Report 2:

Police have received a report of a letter purporting to be from the People's postcode Lottery. The letter sent to a resident in Torrington told of them winning an substantial amount and gave Serial numbers to tickets bearing their name and giving contact details.

If you are a member of the Peoples Postcode Lottery, Do Not Be Fooled. If you receive such a letter, there are indications on the letter that do show it is a scam.

Do not ring any of the numbers given on the letter or give any personal, banking or card details. If you are unsure as to the authenticity to letters of this nature, go to your local Police Station for assistance in confirming a scam. Thank you

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