Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 03/07/2020 16:16:00
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Good Afternoon, Earith and Needingworth District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 27th June to 2nd July:
High Street, Earith – A suspicious group of 5 or 6 people were spotted climbing on the roof of commercial premises on Earith High Street in the early hours of Saturday 27th June. When challenged, they drove off in a red Vauxhall car, damaging the wing mirror of a car parked nearby as they did so. They were last seen heading off down the High Street. (Ref 35/41906/20)
Holywell – Police responded to a report of three persons seen behaving suspiciously in the garden of a house in Holywell on Tuesday lunchtime, 30th June. When officers arrived, three suspects tried to run off but were caught and taken into custody. Police have made house-to-house enquiries at neighbouring properties and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/42843/20)
Sumerling Way, Bluntisham – Police received reports of a gathering of young people in cars at Sumerling Way, Bluntisham, late on Tuesday evening, 30th June, playing loud music and creating a disturbance. No police patrols were immediately free to attend, but police received further calls saying that the cars were dispersing. When a patrol arrived some time later, all was quiet. (Ref CC-30062020-0545)
Police News Item:
A 36-year old man was remanded to appear in Court on Wednesday 1st July, charged with burglary, driving, fraud and weapon offences relating to a series of incidents in St Ives, Papworth Everard, Hilton, Biggleswade and Potton between 22nd and 29th June.
And Finally – Advice on Vehicle Security
There has been a spate of thefts from cars and vans in St Ives, Houghton, Wyton and across the whole County this week, with thieves breaking into vehicles and stealing jewellery, wallets, cash and tools, amongst other items.
Cambridgeshire Police has some useful guidance about vehicle security on its web-site, including information about key-less entry systems and advice on products you can use to improve your car or van’s security. Check the link for more information:
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)