Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 29/05/2020 12:59:00
Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Good Afternoon, Earith and Needingworth District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, covering the period 22nd to 27th May:
Covid-19 – Police have continued to receive a few reports of people gathering in groups apparently in breach of the Covid-19 regulations, and have given words of advice and explanations on the importance of maintaining social distancing and following all of the government’s instructions.
From Monday 1st June the rules are being slightly relaxed, and we will be able to have slightly more interaction with family and friends whilst outdoors – but it will still be vitally important to follow the social distancing rules and stay 2 metres away from people from other households.
Mill Way, Needingworth – Police received a report that a group of about 10 teenagers had climbed over fencing to get onto the sports field at Mill Way, Needingworth, on Monday afternoon, 25th May, and were kicking a ball about, apparently in breach of the Covis-19 regulations. A patrol was dispatched but when officers searched the area, all was quiet and no-one was found on the sports field. (Ref CC-25052020-0308)
Overcote Lane, Needingworth – A similar notification was received on Wednesday 27th May, reporting that a group of teenagers wearing sports kit had gathered at the playing field on Overcote Lane the previous day, Tuesday 26th May. (Ref CC-27052020-0139)
And Finally - #NotJustArrests !
When they are able, officers on patrol like to bring a smile to the faces of children who are stuck in the house, coping with lockdown and the Coronavirus situation. Here are three examples of how Huntingdonshire officers have cheered up some local families recently:
On Wednesday 20th May, a police patrol was able to drop by and cheer up a six year old girl and her two year old brother, coping with having been in lockdown since March. The young lady has a debilitating medical condition, but she was delighted by the police car’s flashing lights and the officers were equally impressed by her amazing spirit.
On Friday morning, 22nd May, officers dropped round to see a young lady who had just celebrated her seventh birthday. Due to a rare medical condition, this brave girl has had to spend a lot of time in hospital, and is due for another operation sometime soon. The officers loved meeting her and hearing about her hopes and ambitions, which include riding horses and one day maybe joining the police herself!
Also on Friday, two PCSOs found time to drop by and surprise another young lady who was celebrating her eighth birthday. She was apparently very impressed with the police car’s flashing lights and siren, as well as birthday wishes from the Force Control Room sent over the radio!
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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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)