Good Afternoon, Earith and Needingworth District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 9th to 14th May:
School Road, Earith – Intruders broke into and burgled a house on School Road, Earith, at some time between Saturday 5th and Wednesday 9th May whilst the owner was absent. The thieves entered by breaking a window in patio doors at the back, then carried out an untidy search of all of the rooms before leaving, having stolen mobile phones, jewellery and other personal items. Police have made house-to-house enquiries at neighbouring properties but at the moment no-one has reported noticing anything suspicious in the area during the time period in question. (Ref CF0243850518)
Bluntisham Heath Road – Thieves cut the padlock from the lorry access gate at the recycling centre on Bluntisham Heath Road during the night of Thursday 10th / Friday 11th May and stole 10 old car batteries and some scrap copper from the collection containers inside the compound. (Ref CF0247180518)
Bluntisham Road, Needingworth – Police and an ambulance were called to an incident on Bluntisham Road, Needingworth at just after 8:30 am on Monday 14th May in which a car was stopped on the highway causing a hazard to other traffic. The driver had been taken unwell and was treated at the scene by the ambulance crew before being taken home, and the car was also moved to safety. (Ref CC-14052018-0078)
Needingworth Road, St Ives – Police received reports of a temporary road surface subsiding where a trench across the road had been filled with loose sand by contractors working on a new development near the roundabout on Needingworth Road, St Ives, early on Monday evening, 14th May. The wheels of one car had sunk so far into the sand that the underside scraped on the ground. Police requested the Highways Authority to arrange an urgent assessment. (Ref CC-14052018-0428)
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