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Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 8th to 14th March:
Chatteris Road, Somersham – A suspicious off-road vehicle suspected of being involved in hare-coursing, very muddy with several dogs inside, was seen driving off a field onto Chatteris Road, Somersham, on Sunday afternoon, 10th March. It was last seen driving slowly along the road, possibly looking for another field to enter. Police issued an alert to patrols in the area to be on the lookout for the vehicle. (Ref CC-10032019-0208) Church Street, Wood Hurst – Police were called to a house on Church Street, Woodhurst, on Sunday evening, 10th March, where a single car had crashed into a garden wall, also knocking over a lamp-post and hitting a heating-oil container causing oil to escape. The driver was reported to have sustained slight injuries in the incident. Police called out the Fire Brigade to assess the danger relating to the fuel oil leak and exposed electric cables in the lamp-post. (Ref CC-10032019-0389) Coronation Avenue, Somersham – A young male suspect was seen climbing over a fence into the garden of a house on Coronation Avenue, Somersham, on Monday afternoon, 11th March. The suspect ran off down the road when disturbed but a slat in the fence was left damaged. No other offences were reported. (Ref 35/17556/19) Long Drove, Somersham – CCTV recorded images of three male suspects wearing balaclava helmets and carrying torches arriving at an industrial unit on Long Drove, Somersham, at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evening, 13th March, cutting through a padlock and entering the compound. After having a good look around the site, they drove off without committing any other offences. (Ref 35/17964/19) Fen Road, Pidley – Thieves stole approximately 20 six-foot fence panels from a building site on Fen Road, Pidley, overnight on Wednesday 13th / Thursday 14th March. The panels formed part of a fence around the site and the thieves damaged several posts in order to steal them. (Ref 35/17901/19) Parkhall Road, Somersham – Police received several reports of a burst water main and possibly a sewage pipe leaking onto Parkhall Road, Somersham, on Thursday evening, 14th March. The incident was passed to Anglian Water and police stood ready to assist if required. (Ref CC-14032019-0424) 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
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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)