We are aware of a number of social media posts circulating which may identify potential victims of sexual offences in connection with the live investigation into Reynhard Sinaga.
We would like to stress that under the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000, victims of sexual offences have a lifelong right to anonymity and therefore any post which identifies victims of sexual offences constitutes a criminal offence. Additionally these posts risk jeopardising an ongoing investigation into serious crime.
Please be mindful when sharing any social media posts.
Antisocial behaviour can have a lasting impact on neighbourhoods and communities as it often leads to an increase in crime, particularly violence and criminal damage. If you’ve witnessed antisocial behaviour of any kind, report it using our quick and simple online tool.
Is it an emergency?
Does it feel like the situation could get heated or violent very soon? Is someone in immediate danger? Do you need support right away? If so, please call 999 now.
Dealing with unwanted cold callers
Unannounced visits by people to your home to sell goods or services (sometimes called 'cold visits' or 'cold calls') are not illegal, but you can deter these individuals by putting a sticker or notice on your door saying that you don't wish to receive cold visits.
If you’re getting unwanted cold phonecalls, we recommend contacting your phone service provider. They should be able to suggest several ways to screen and block incoming calls. You might also consider registering with the Telephone Preference Service.
If the visits or calls continue, the next step would be to contact the individual’s company to make a complaint.