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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 10th to 16th January:
Highlode Industrial Estate – CCTV recorded pictures of two suspects, possibly a male and a female, stealing four wheels from behind a skip outside a unit on Highlode Industrial Estate at around 5:30 am on Sunday morning, 12th January. The two can be seen arriving in a car, possibly a Honda Civic, taking the four aluminium wheels and driving off again. (Ref 35/3125/20)
The theft may be connected to a suspicious incident that happened at the same business unit at just after 5:00 pm the following day, Monday 13th January, when two people, a man and a woman, drove up in a white Mercedes van and asked about the ownership of a stack of tyres. (Ref CC-13012020-0438)
Dukes Drive, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police received a report of a suspicious incident that happened on Dukes Drive, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Monday morning, 13th January. Two males in a silver Mercedes van were seen picking up items from outside two houses and placing them in their van. The items are thought to have been scrap metal and old car batteries. When challenged, the men said that they had permission to take the items, but they returned them to the houses they had taken them from when this claim was questioned. (Ref CC-13012020-0076)
Neil Way, Ramsey – On Tuesday afternoon, 14th January, staff at the supermarket on Neil Way, Ramsey, reported discovering a number of suspicious items dumped in one of their recycling bins. The items appeared to be connected with the cultivation of cannabis plants, including lights, fans, propagators, soil and the remains of some plants. The items were collected by police officers and taken away for destruction. (Ref CC-14012020-0271)
Hollow Lane, Ramsey – Police searched along Hollow Lane on Thursday morning, 16th January, following a report of hare-coursers seen on land nearby. Two men with dogs and a black off-road vehicle had been spotted driving across several fields, but unfortunately officers were unable to locate either the suspects or their vehicle. (Ref CC-16012020-0081)
Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police pursued a bronze-coloured Jeep along the Forty Foot Bank on Thursday morning, 16th January, when checks showed that it had no valid insurance and it refused to stop when instructed to do so. The Jeep tried to smash through a barrier to enter a farm track but could not get through and continued towards Chatteris off-road before becoming stuck in mud. Four occupants wearing balaclavas abandoned it and ran off across the fields. (Ref CC-16012020-0136)
And Finally – Have Your Say in a Road Safety Survey
The Cambridgeshire Road Safety Partnership have produced a short survey to learn more about local views and priorities regarding road safety. It is open until 6th February and takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. Please click on the following link to take part:
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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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)