Good Afternoon, Hemingfords District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 20th to 26th November:
Banks End, Wyton – Two male suspects were seen stealing a large Christmas tree from a shop at Banks End, Wyton, on Tuesday afternoon, 20th November. After placing the tree, worth several hundred pounds, in their vehicle, they returned to the shop and attempted to steal a second one. At this point staff challenged them and they fled back to their car and drove away. (Ref 35/46414/18)
High Street, Hemingford Grey – Thieves broke off the padlock from a covered trailer whilst it was parked in the driveway of a house on Hemingford Grey High Street overnight on Tuesday 20th / Wednesday 21st November. Although the trailer was opened, nothing was stolen from inside. (Ref 35/46576/18)
Dunnock Way, St Ives – A white Transit van, left in a parking bay on Dunnock Way, was broken into during the night of Thursday 22nd / Friday 23rd November. The thieves stole tools and equipment worth over £1000 from inside, leaving the passenger side door ajar when they left. (Ref 35/47076/18)
A14 Galley Hill – Police were called to a collision involving two cars and a tanker lorry that blocked the eastbound carriageway of the A14 at Galley Hill on Thursday afternoon, 22nd November. Fortunately no-one was hurt but the two occupants of one of the cars were seen running away from the scene. Recovery services were needed for both badly damaged cars, and police thanked drivers on the A14 for their help in clearing the carriageway and getting traffic moving again. (Ref CC-22112018-0297)
Hemingford Grey Riverbank – Police were notified of the body of a dead swan found on the riverbank at Hemingford Grey on Friday 23rd November. The bird had been mutilated, and the Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT) have been notified, as well as the RSPB. (Ref CC-23112018-0204)
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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