Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 7th to 13th September:
Chatteris Road, Somersham – The outer pane of a double-glazed window at a house on Chatteris Road, Somersham, was damaged at some time in the early morning of Friday 7th September. The owner found a small round hole in the glass, consistent with being caused by an airgun pellet, but no object that could have made the hole was found. (Ref 35/28304/18)
The Bank, Somersham – A trailer was stolen from the driveway of its owner’s house on The Bank, Somersham, at some time in the early morning of Tuesday 11th September. It is thought that a vehicle must have driven onto the drive, hitched up the trailer and towed it away. (Ref 35/29274/18)
Oldhurst Road, Pidley – Thieves broke into a farmyard on Oldhurst Road, Pidley, during the night of Wednesday 12th / Thursday 13th September and stole two motorised horseboxes that had been left parked there. A third horsebox may also have been interfered with. One of the stolen horseboxes was subsequently found abandoned in St Ives. Police investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/29686/18)
Chatteris Road, Somersham – Police received a report of suspected poachers in a field off Chatteris Road, Somersham, on Wednesday evening, 13th September. Four people with a white truck were seen in the field, and dogs had also been heard barking. However, when police checked back with the caller later in the evening, the suspects were no longer there. (Ref CC-13092018-0504)
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:
Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.
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