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Good Afternoon, The Hemingfords District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 12th to 18th June:
Marsh Lane – Police were called to a collision between two cars at the junction of Marsh Lane and London Road on Saturday lunchtime, 13th June. Fortunately no-one was hurt but both vehicles needed to be towed away by recovery services. (Ref CC-13062020-0224)
Houghton Lock – Police were called to Houghton Lock on Saturday evening, 13th June, following a report of a group of about nine teenagers jumping into the water. Officers located the group, explained the dangers of what they were doing and sent them home. About an hour later there was a report that people had gathered again, but when officers searched the area, all was quiet and no-one was found. (Refs CC-13062020-0396 and CC-13062020-0424)
Meadow Lane, Hemingford Grey – Police were called to Hemingford Meadows late on Sunday evening, 14th June, following a report of an unauthorised vehicle seen driving around the perimeter of the field. An additional concern was that if the vehicle were to drive across the meadow, it would cause damage to the hay crop. However, all was quiet and nothing untoward was found. (Ref CC-14062020-0540)
Thicket Road, Houghton – Police received a report of an incident that happened on Thicket Road on Monday afternoon, 15th June, in which a cyclist became abusive and violent towards a driver when his car moved into the cyclist’s path to avoid a fallen branch. An affray then took place in which the driver was assaulted by the cyclist. It is believed that the incident was witnessed by a passer-by, and police would encourage them to come forward to help clarify exactly what happened. (Ref 35/38802/20)
High Street, Hemingford Abbots – An intruder broke into a house on Hemingford Abbots High Street on Monday afternoon, 15th June, but was disturbed by the occupants and ran off across the back garden. Police made enquiries at neighbouring houses and checked nearby fields with a drone, and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/38827/20)
Houghton Lock – Police received another call about teenagers jumping into the river at Houghton Lock, on Monday evening, 15th June. However, the incident had happened 3 hours previously and the culprits were assumed to have left the area some time earlier. (Ref CC-15062020-0466)
Hemingford Grey – There was a break-in and burglary at a house in Hemingford Grey at some time between Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 17th June, whilst the occupants were absent. Intruders used an implement to force open a ground floor window, then carried out a thorough and untidy search of all of the rooms. At the moment it is not known what might have been taken but investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/39405/20)
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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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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)