Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 24th to 29th November:
High Street, Ramsey – The back window of a car left parked on Ramsey High Street was damaged at some time during the night of Sunday 25th / Monday 26th November. A broken beer bottle was found on the ground nearby and it is thought that it was this that was probably thrown at the car. (Ref 35/47751/18)
Wood Lane, Ramsey – Police received a report of suspected hare-coursers operating on land off Wood Lane, Ramsey, on Wednesday morning, 28th November. Five men with a dog in a dark-coloured vehicle had been seen on the fields, but when a patrol arrived and officers searched the area, all was quiet and nothing suspicious was found. (Ref CC-28112018-0125)
Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – Four men with about 5 dogs and a silver Mitsubishi off-road vehicle were reported to be hare-coursing on fields off Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Wednesday morning, 28th November. A patrol was dispatched and a suspicious vehicle was spotted at a distance, but had disappeared when police tried to get closer to it. (Ref CC-28112018-0185)
The Avenue, Ramsey – An outside light by the front door of a house on The Avenue was discovered to have been smashed, on Wednesday lunchtime, 28th November. The owner returned home after being out for a short time and discovered the broken glass on the pavement near the door. (Ref 35/48377/18)
Other Items To Mention This Week…
Ramsey Christmas Lights – Local PCSOs were on hand at the Great Ramsey Christmas Lights Switch-On Event on Saturday evening, 24th November. Ramsey Fire and Rescue staff were also there and a large crowd had great fun with Olaf the Snowman, Peppa the Pig, a fun-fair, all kinds of stands and stalls and live entertainment on stage, before watching Father Christmas turn on the lights.
Keep Safe Event at Ramsey Supermarket – PCSOs were at Tesco’s supermarket in Ramsey on Wednesday 28th November giving out advice on how to prevent pick-pockets from stealing purses. In a very well-received and popular event, free budgie-bells were handed out to be attached to purses so that their owners can be alerted if someone tries to steal them.
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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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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