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Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 17th to 23rd January.
Queen’s Road, Somersham – There was a break-in and burglary at a house on Queen’s Road, Somersham, at some time between Friday morning, 17th, and Saturday afternoon, 18th January. Intruders entered by removing an entire kitchen window-pane at the back of the house, then carried out a thorough search before leaving, having stolen items of jewellery. Police have made enquiries at neighbouring houses and scenes-of-crime officers have also attended. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/4507/20)
Needingworth Road, Bluntisham – There was a break-in and theft at an industrial site on Needingworth Road, Bluntisham, at some time between midday on Saturday 18th and Monday morning, 20th January. Intruders entered the compound and opened several storage containers, stealing a number of power tools. They also siphoned diesel from a tank and took some cabling that had been left on the ground. Police are looking at CCTV footage of the incident and scenes-of-crime officers have also attended the site. (Ref 35/4866/20)
Chatteris Road, Somersham – There was a break-in and burglary at a house on Chatteris Road, Somersham, at sometime between Tuesday 14th and Sunday 19th January, whilst the owners were away. Intruders broke in to the attached garage via a rear door and then smashed through a communicating door to enter the house itself. They targeted the main upstairs bedroom and left having stolen pieces of jewellery and other personal items. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/5001/20)
A141 Old Hurst – Police and an ambulance were called to a collision between two cars on the A141 at Old Hurst on Sunday afternoon, 19th January. One of the cars also hit a tree. The road was closed for a time whilst the incident was dealt with, and two persons were taken to hospital although fortunately are not thought to have been seriously hurt. (Ref CC-19012020-0209)
The Paddock, Somersham – There was a break-in and burglary at a house on The Paddock, Somersham, at some time on Tuesday afternoon or evening, 22nd January. The owners returned home to find that a window at the back of the house had been broken and that intruders had entered and carried out a search, leaving via the front door. Keys and a small amount of cash are thought to have been taken. (Ref 35/5635/20)
The Cross, Somersham – Police received a report of anti-social behaviour by young people at The Cross, Somersham, on Thursday evening, 23rd January, although the culprits had since dispersed and left the area. Youths were shouting and dropping litter, and a Nissan car was seen speeding around the area and ‘drifting’ across the road. There is an on-going problem with anti-social behaviour at this location, and the Local Policing Team have been notified of this latest incident. (Ref CC-23012020-0532)
Fen Road, Pidley – Thieves stole several hundred pounds worth of scrap metal from an outbuilding at a house on Fen Road, Pidley, at some time overnight on Thursday 23rd / Friday 24th January. Police hope that CCTV camera footage may help in the ongoing investigation. (Ref 35/5968/20)
And Finally – Consultation on the Future of Policing In Cambridge:
Cambridgeshire Constabulary will be carrying out a public consultation on proposals to update policing facilities in Cambridge during the month of February. The plan is to replace Parkside Police Station with a new city centre police station and to set-up a ‘police hub’ on the outskirts of Cambridge.
To find out more and to take part, please click on the following link – the questionnaire goes live on Saturday 1st February:
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)