Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 24th to 29th November:
Illings Lane, Broughton – A house on Illings Lane, Broughton, was broken into and burgled during the night of Tuesday 27th / Wednesday 28th November. Thieves appear to have kicked down an external door to get inside, then broken through an internal door to steal tools from inside. They also stole a double-axle trailer that had been left at the back of the house, breaking off a wheel-lock in order to tow it away. A suspicious car was seen in the area earlier in the day, and domestic CCTV footage shows a van towing away a trailer at around 6:30 pm on the Tuesday evening. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/48386/18)
Oldhurst Road, Pidley – Police were notified of an incident on Oldhurst Road, Pidley, that happened at Thursday lunchtime, 29th November, in which a single car left the road and ended up in a ditch. The driver had escaped and made their way home, put police asked the Ambulance Service to make contact with them to ensure they were unhurt. Meanwhile, officers attached ‘Police Aware’ stickers to the car whilst it was awaiting recovery. (Ref CC-29112018-0233)
St Ives Road, Somersham – There was a collision between a car and a van at the junction of St Ives Road, Somersham, and Bluntisham Heath Road at just before 5:00 pm on Thursday evening, 29th November. The road was blocked for a time as police, ambulance crews and recovery services dealt with the situation, but fortunately only one slight injury was reported. (Ref CC-29112018-0355)
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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