Good Afternoon, Hemingfords District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 7th to 12th March:
A141 Near Hartford Roundabout – Police received a report that the body of a dog had been found at the side of the A141 near the Hartford roundabout, on Wednesday morning, 7th March. The dog, brindle coloured with a white chest and wearing a brown leather collar, appeared to be a breed similar to a pit-bull terrier, but did not seem to have been hit by traffic. The RSPCA was already thought to have been notified but police checked that they would be sending someone out to investigate. (Ref CC-07032018-0073)
A14 Near Hemingford Abbots – Two lorries that were parked up in a layby on the A14 near Hemingford Abbots were interfered with overnight on Wednesday 7th / Thursday 8th March:
- The side curtain on one lorry was slashed and the cargo of boxes was disturbed with many boxes stolen and a further number thrown out onto the tarmac and also across a fence into a nearby field. The driver discovered the theft when he woke at about 1:00 am, but did not see or hear the crime taking place. (Ref CF0125640318)
- The curtain of a second lorry was also slashed, but it is not thought that anything was stolen from inside. (Ref CF0125620318)
Thicket Road, Houghton – Thieves removed and stole approximately 40 metres of fencing, consisting of posts and barbed wire, from a wooded area on Thicket Road, Houghton, at some time between Saturday 24th February and Saturday 10th March. At the moment, no-one has reported seeing anything suspicious in the area during the two-week period. (Ref CF0130090318)
To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:
As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:
- the '101' non-emergency telephone number;
- the on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site - click on the green icon;
- Alternatively, you can use 'Crimestoppers' to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form.
In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use '999'.
Chris Shaw, PSV
St Ives Police Station