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Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 29th October to 4th November:
High Street, Ramsey – Police received a report of on-going antisocial behaviour and criminal damage at a house on High Street, Ramsey, that happened at some time between Monday 21st and Monday 28th October. Coloured liquid was sprayed at the walls of the house and the front door was damaged by being kicked. Litter and other rubbish was thrown at a car left parked outside and also dumped in the entrances to the front and back doors. (Ref 35/77381/19)
Ramsey Hollow – A police patrol came across a suspicious car parked up in a farm gateway on Hollow Road, Ramsey, on Tuesday 29th October. Noticing a strong smell of cannabis, officers searched the two occupants of the car and discovered a quantity of a herbal substance together with two cannabis grinders. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/77536/19)
Holme Road, Ramsey St Mary’s – Police received reports of 5 or 6 cows loose on Holme Road, Ramsey St Mary’s, in the dark early on Wednesday morning, 30th October. A police patrol was dispatched and the cows were soon reported to be back in their field. (Ref CC-30102019-0060)
Park Road, Ramsey – Police are investigating a report from a taxi company that a customer who had been taken from Park Road, Ramsey, to Warboys on Thursday evening, 31st October, had run off down an alleyway to avoid paying the fare. (Ref 35/77941/19)
Ramsey Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – A woman’s purse was stolen from the front room of her house in an incident that happened at an address on Ramsey Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Saturday 2nd November, and is being treated as a distraction burglary. The victim answered a knock at the front door and when she opened it a suspect entered and walked through into the kitchen at the back. Whilst the lady’s attention was distracted by this, it is thought that a second person entered the house and stole the purse from the living room. The purse contained cash and bank cards, amongst other items. (Ref 35/78463/19)
Holme Road, Ramsey St Mary’s – A blue BMW car was stolen from the driveway of a house on Holme Road, Ramsey St Mary’s, at some time on Saturday or Sunday, 2nd or 3rd November. The thieves managed to steal the vehicle without having the keys. No one has so far reported noticing anything suspicious in the area at the time. (Ref 35/78669/19)
Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – Intruders broke a lock on a gate to enter a farmyard on Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, at some time between Thursday 31st October and Sunday 3rd November. Nothing is thought to have been taken from the yard and it is thought that hare-coursers might be responsible. (Ref 35/78711/19)
Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot – Four men with dogs in a blue off-road vehicle, suspected of being hare-coursers, were disturbed in the yard of a farm on Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Sunday afternoon, 3rd November. The landowner discovered that gates into the farmyard had been opened and a padlock broken off, then saw the vehicle making off down a driveway towards the main road. It ignored requests to stop and drove off across fields. (Ref 35/78748/19)
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Darling Mews, Ramsey – Thieves kicked in a door to enter a business unit in Darling Mews, Ramsey, at some time overnight on Monday 4th / Tuesday 5th November, and stole cash from three charity boxes as well as a clock from the wall. Police hope that CCTV footage and forensic evidence will help in the investigation. (Ref 35/79128/19)
And Finally – Police Surgery at Ramsey
There will be a Police Surgery at Ramsey Library at 11:00 am on Tuesday 19th November. Do come along to meet some of your local Neighbourhood Officers, ask questions or raise any issues you may have about policing in the Ramsey community.
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 – www.cambs.police.uk/report ;
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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