Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District
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Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury 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:
Cross Drove, Wistow – Police responded to a report of hare-coursers in a black off-road vehicle seen on land at Cross Drove, Wistow, on Saturday afternoon, 2nd November. Two males with three dogs had been spotted, but when officers searched the area, all was quiet and nothing suspicious was found. However, Countryside Watch were notified of the incident. (Ref CC-02112019-0293)
Upwood Road, Bury – Police were called to a construction site on Upwood Road, Bury, in the early hours of Sunday 3rd November, following the activation of an alarm and four people being seen entering the compound. Officers searched the area but there were no signs of any break-in or damage and no-one was found on the site. (Ref CC-03112019-0071)
Heath Road / Puddock Road, Warboys – Hare-coursers were seen operating on land off Heath Road, Warboys, on Sunday morning, 3rd November. A silver Mercedes car had been seen driving around the edge with a man and a dog out in the middle of the field. Unfortunately no police patrols were free at the time but Countryside Watch were notified. (Ref CC-03112019-0117)
Another report of possible hare-coursers in a silver car on land off Puddock Road was received a few hours later, which may have been related to the previous incident. Police were dealing with more than twenty different reports of hare-coursers across the county on Sunday morning. (Ref CC-03112019-0253)
Church Road, Warboys – Police received a report of a pale blue Toyota off-road vehicle being driven across fields near Church Road, Warboys, on Monday afternoon, 4th November, heading towards the A141 roundabout. Although men with dogs were seen in the car, no actual hare-coursing was witnessed. (Ref CC-04112019-0335)
Mill Road, Wistow – Police responded to a report of hare-coursers in a brown or gold coloured vehicle on land near Mill Road, Wistow, on Monday afternoon, 4th November. The car was stationary in a field and four men with several dogs had been seen. When officers searched the area, a suspicious car of a similar description was found, but it failed to stop when requested to do so, reversing at speed before disappearing off towards Kings Ripton. (Ref CC-04112019-0356)
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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