Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 24th to 29th November:
A141 Warboys – Police received a report of suspected hare-coursers operating on fields adjacent to the A141 at Warboys on Sunday afternoon, 25th November. Three men with a lurcher and a silver Kia off-road vehicle had been seen, but had left by the time a police patrol searched the area a little later. (Ref CC-25112018-0298)
High Street, Warboys – Police were notified by the Fire Brigade that they had been called to deal with a small fire in the car-park of a community building on Warboys High Street, in the early hours of Monday morning, 26th November. A suspicious van had also been seen in the area at the time. The report followed an earlier call reporting a loud bang and some smoke at the location. (Refs CC-26112018-0022 and CC-26112018-0013)
Chatteris Road, Warboys – Police responded to a report of hare-coursers spotted in a field off Chatteris Road, Warboys, on Tuesday morning, 27th November. One man with an off-road vehicle and a dog in the act of chasing a hare had been seen, but they had then left the area. (Ref CC-27112018-0151)
Fenside Road, Warboys – Four men suspected of hare-coursing in an off-road silver Subaru with an obscured number-plate were spotted on land off Fenside Road, Warboys, on Wednesday morning, 28th November. However, they were seen leaving and heading towards Ramsey Forty Foot before a police patrol could arrive at the location. (Ref CC-27112018-0151)
A141 Warboys – Suspected hare-coursers in a silver Honda crashed into a tree on land near the wind-farm on the A141 between Warboys and Chatteris at just before 3:00 pm on Wednesday 28th November. Men with dogs were seen getting out and were shortly later picked up and driven away in a white Transit van. The car was towed away by recovery services for forensic analysis. (Ref CC-28112018-0279)
Valiant Square, Bury – Burglars targeted a house on Valiant Square, Bury, twice this week:
- Overnight on Wednesday 28th / Thursday 29th November, thieves broke into a shed at the address and stole six items of equipment worth several hundred pounds that were being stored there. (Ref 35/48547/18)
- On Thursday morning, 29th November, thieves broke the padlock off the garage door at the house and stole boxes containing several hundred pounds worth of equipment. Noises coming from the garage were heard at around 8:00 am but were not considered suspicious at the time. (Ref 35/48541/18)
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