“Knock and nash” nuisance

Date: Friday 29th February 2008

A NUMBER of residents in Kirkby Stephen have reported “knock and nash” style incidents to police this week.

A spokesman for Cumbria Constabulary said residents had reported that somebody had been knocking on their doors and windows in the early hours of the morning, causing nuisance and alarm.

Police are keen to stress this is more about nuisance behaviour rather than someone trying to enter the premises and officers are now investigating these incidents.

Police would like to speak to anyone who has suffered any similar incidents in the town or can provide any information as to who might be responsible. Dealing with the incidents are PC Roly Earl and PCSO Janet Allinson who can be contacted on 0845 33 00 247.