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Good Afternoon, St Ives District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 17th to 23rd September:
Burstellars – Police are investigating the theft of a green ‘Carrera’ bicycle from the garden of a house on Burstellars, thought to have happened at around 8:30 pm on Tuesday evening, 17th September. (Ref 35/67674/19)
Bridge Street – Police received a report of a theft and an assault at a shop on Bridge Street that happened at 4:15 pm on Wednesday 18th September. Staff tried to stop a suspicious male as he was leaving the shop carrying a bag of stolen items worth about £100, but he pushed a staff member to the floor and ran out of the store. (Ref 35/66936/19)
Harding Way – CCTV recorded images of suspicious behaviour by three males who arrived in a car outside a business unit on Harding Way in the early hours of Thursday morning, 19th September, and walked around a barrier to enter the site. The recording shows the suspects trying the handles of vehicles parked in the compound and then attempting to enter an office building, a workshop and a storage shed before returning to their car and driving off. The incident is being treated as attempted burglary. (Ref 35/68165/19)
Priory Road – A blue Mini was damaged whilst it was parked in a private car-park on Priory Road on Thursday morning, 19th September. A large scratch along the passenger side door was discovered when the owner arrived home. (Ref 35/67666/19)
Warners Park – Police are investigating an incident that happened in Warners Park at around 10:00 pm on Thursday evening, 19th September, in which two teenagers were approached by an unknown male who threatened them and robbed one of them of a £10 note before disappearing down an alleyway. (Ref 35/67420/19)
Meadow How – A red VW car crashed into the fence of a house on Meadow How late on Thursday evening, 19th September. When the residents looked out, the car had been abandoned by its occupants who had disappeared on foot. However, when officers arrived at the scene a few hours later, the car was no longer there. Officers checked the car’s details to find its registered owners and also discovered that it had no valid road tax. (Ref CC-19092019-0585)
Ramsey Road – An unknown person damaged a car parked outside a showroom on Ramsey Road at midday on Friday 20th September. The suspect entered the car via the unlocked passenger door, interfered with cables around the ignition, cutting some wires and damaging the steering lock before leaving. (Ref 35/67409/19)
Bridge Street – Police were called to an incident on Bridge Street in the early hours of Saturday 21st September, in which a male was behaving aggressively after being ejected from a town centre pub, and was seen to be in possession of a knife. When officers arrived they located and searched a suspect who was then arrested for carrying a bladed article. (Ref 35/67615/19)
The Broadway – The owner of a silver seat car who left it parked in front of some gates on yellow lines on The Broadway on Saturday morning, 21st September, returned to find that it had been pushed out into the roadway, leaving it at a 90 degree angle to the pavement and with some damage caused to the rear bumper. It is assumed that it was pushed out of the way by another vehicle emerging from the gateway. (Ref 35/67928/19)
Meadow Lane Park and Ride – Police received several calls reporting Social Media posts advertising a planned gathering of cars at the Meadow Lane Park and Ride site to be held late on Saturday evening, 21st September. However, although a small number of cars were reported to be at the site, there were no reports of any disturbances. (Ref CC-21092019-0580)
White Hart Court – The front and rear number plates were stolen from a black Audi car whilst it was parked on White Hart Court at some time between 9:45 am and 3:00 pm on Sunday 22nd September. The plastic frames holding the plates were damaged by whoever removed and stole them. (Ref 35/67974/19)
Oldman Court, New Road – Thieves broke into a construction site on Oldman Court, New Road, over the weekend of Friday 20th to Monday 23rd September, damaging security fencing in the process, and siphoned off a quantity of diesel fuel from a fork-lift truck that had been left in the compound. (Ref 35/68109/19)
Cattle Market – Thieves dragged a parking meter machine out of the ground in the Cattle Market car park at some time during the night of Sunday 22nd / Monday 23rd September. The machine and the cash it contained were then both stolen. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/68129/19)
Paragon Road – Police arrested a person for being drunk in charge of a vehicle and seized and towed away an untaxed black VW car found on Paragon Road on Monday evening, 23rd September. (Ref CC-23092019-0480)
And Finally …
Ramsey Road – Police issued three Fixed Penalty Notices with £30 fines to vehicles parked illegally on a section of road with a single yellow line and waiting restrictions between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm on Ramsey Road on Tuesday morning, 17th September. Please remember to check nearby signs for times when not to park on single yellow lines.
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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
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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)