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Putting fear into the criminals

PUBLISHED: 17:55 14 April 2010 | UPDATED: 09:57 12 August 2010

AN ESTATE S first Neighbourhood Watch scheme was launched following concerns raised by residents.

AN ESTATE'S first Neighbourhood Watch scheme was launched following concerns raised by residents.

The project was started last week on Mountfield Estate, St Mary Cray, with the help of a Safer Neighbourhoods Team and the council. PCSO Matt lane drummed up support for it by visiting people to explain the benefits of a system where residents keep an eye on suspicious activity. Mr Lane said: "We will be able to further reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and very much put the fear of crime back with the criminal.


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