Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Good Afternoon, Hemingfords District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 28th January to 3rd February:
St Ives Road, Houghton – Police were informed that two wallabies had escaped from a farm on St Ives Road, Houghton, on Tuesday 28th January. The animals were a mother and its baby, and the owners hoped that they would return of their own accord. They were last seen heading in the direction of Wyton. (Ref CC-28012020-0157)
Potton Road, Hilton – Police issued an alert to patrols in the Hilton area to be on the lookout for a blue Land Rover Discovery, suspected of being involved in hare-coursing, on Thursday afternoon, 30th January. The Discovery had been seen on land off Potton Road, with a man and a dog, but had then disappeared along the B1040 in the direction of Papworth. (Ref CC-30012020-0307)
Banks End, Wyton – Thieves removed and stole the catalytic converter from a Land Rover whilst it was parked outside its owner’s home at Bank’s End, Wyton, at some time between Friday evening, 31st January, and Saturday afternoon, 1st February. (Ref 35/8160/20)
Marsh Lane, Hemingford Grey – There was a break-in and burglary at a house on Marsh Lane, Hemingford Grey, at some time between Friday evening, 31st January and Sunday afternoon, 2nd February. Intruders climbed over a fence to enter the garden then smashed the glass in the back door to get inside the house, where a tidy search of the upstairs rooms was carried out. They left having stolen a quantity of cash. Police have made house-to-house enquiries with neighbours and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/8384/20)
And Finally … Upcoming Police Surgeries in St Ives, and a Reminder:
Two Police Surgeries have been scheduled for St Ives in the next few weeks. If you have any questions or issues to raise with members of your Local Policing Team, do come along and have a chat. The details are as follows:
Wednesday 5th February – St Ives Library – 2:00 pm
Wednesday 12th February – Co-op, Constable Road – 1:00 pm
Reminder – Consultation on the Future of Policing in Cambridgeshire:
The consultation process on the proposed changes in Policing in Cambridgeshire is now open. More information is available by following this link:
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)