Fairmead Park Area, Upwood – Police were called to the Fairmead Park estate on Tuesday afternoon, 9th June, following a report of a large group of teenagers and children on bikes climbing on gates, causing a disturbance and being a general nuisance in the area. Officers found the group and spoke to them about their behaviour before sending them away. (Ref CC-09062020-0207)
Bedford Avenue, Wyton-on-the-Hill – A black BMW car was driven into the wall of a garage block at Bedford Avenue, Wyton-on-the-Hill, on Wednesday afternoon, 10th June, and the four occupants of the car were seen running off. The garage wall was severely damaged in the incident. Checks showed that the car had been stolen earlier in the day and it was towed away for forensic analysis whilst officers attempted to identify and trace the occupants. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/37635/20)
Hall Lane, Abbots Ripton – Police seized and towed away a silver Vauxhall car found on Hall Lane, Abbots Ripton, on Thursday evening, 11th June, when checks showed that there was no valid driver’s licence. (Ref CC-11062020-0368)
RAF Upwood – Police received a report of several cars parked up near the entrance to the disused RAF Upwood site on Friday evening, 12th June, with people seen walking into the base. A police patrol was diverted to attend and officers found several more cars present when they arrived. One person found on the site was spoken to who contacted the others by phone, and all people and cars were eventually moved off the site. (Ref CC-12062020-0535)
RAF Upwood – Police were called back to the RAF Upwood site on Saturday afternoon, 13th June, following a report of more trespassers seen there, entering dangerous derelict buildings. At least three people had been seen, but they had left by the time a police patrol arrived to check. (Ref CC-13062020-0395)
RAF Upwood / Redebourn Lane – Police responded to a report that people from three cars had entered the RAF Upwood site by interfering with a gate, on Saturday evening, 13th June. Security staff had re-secured the gate, trapping the intruders on the site. However, they were then seen climbing out over a barbed-wire fence and returning to their cars. A police patrol arrived in time locate the cars, speak to the occupants and give words of advice before instructing them to leave the area. (Ref CC-13062020-0395)
RAF Upwood / Redebourn Lane, Bury – Police searched the area around Redebourn Lane and an entrance onto the RAF Upwood site late on Monday evening following a report that intruders with torches had been seen opening a gate and trespassing on the base. Officers secured the open gate but no-one was found in the area. (Ref CC-14062020-0549)
RAF Upwood – Security staff intercepted four persons who had climbed under a fence to enter the disused RAF Upwood site on Monday evening, 15th June. However, they apologised and left the site, so no police attendance was required. (Ref CC-15062020-0514)
And Finally – A Warning About the Disused RAF Upwood Site:
Demolition is about to begin on the disused RAF Upwood base and the company doing the work is asking everyone to keep out, as the site is extremely dangerous. New warning signs and fences have been put up but people, including children, have been ignoring them and venturing onto the site. This is extremely dangerous and trespassers run great risk of injury or worse – for your own safety, everyone should keep out.
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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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