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Good Morning, Somersham District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 9th to 15th August:
High Street, Somersham – Police are investigating an incident that happened on Somersham High Street in the early hours of Saturday 10th August, in which a car crashed into a garden wall, damaging the wall, the car, and a roadside electricity cabinet. A male was seen leaving the car and running off towards Pidley after removing the car's rear number-plate. When the male returned to the scene some time later and identified himself as the car’s owner, he was arrested for leaving the scene of a collision and for driving under the influence of alcohol. (Ref 35/56857/19)
The Lane, Oldhurst – A Ford Transit van, left parked outside its owner’s house in the area of The Lane, Oldhurst, was damaged when someone scratched its paintwork with a sharp object, at some time between Saturday 3rd and Tuesday 13th August. (Ref 35/57647/19)
St Ives Road, Somersham – A Honda quad-bike was stolen from a farm building on St Ives Road, Somersham, at some time overnight on Tuesday 13th / Wednesday 14th August. It is thought that the thieves laid pallets over a ditch in order to steal the bike. (Ref 35/57946/19)
St Ives Road, Somersham – Thieves in a red Vauxhall car stopped at a road-side fruit-and-vegetable stall on St Ives Road, Somersham, on Wednesday afternoon, 14th August, and stole a tray of tomatoes, driving off without leaving any money. (Ref 35/58077/19)
Fen Road, Pidley – Police received a report of a group of men on foot with dogs seen hare-coursing on land near Fen Road, Pidley, on Wednesday evening, 14th August. A police patrol was dispatched but unfortunately the men had disappeared when officers arrived at the location. (Ref CC-14082019-0373)
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)