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Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 30th June to 6th July:
Cricketfield Lane, Ramsey – Police received a report of a group of teenagers seen inside the football club grounds on Cricketfield Lane on Thursday afternoon, 2nd July, possibly interfering with a memorial. However, when a police patrol arrived only two young persons were found, drinking on a bench, and no damage to the memorial was found. Officers confiscated the alcohol and arranged for its destruction. (Ref CC-02072020-0228)
Field Road, Ramsey – Police responded to a report of people fighting in the street on Field Road, Ramsey, on Thursday evening, 2nd July. All was quiet when officers arrived, however a passer-by informed them that a person had been seen kicking a dog there earlier. Police checked on a nearby address but no-one appeared to be home and there were no other signs of any assault. (Ref CC-02072020-0386)
West Avenue, Ramsey – Police received a report of a group of teenagers being noisy and drinking in the back garden of a vacant property in the West Avenue area of Ramsey on Thursday evening, 2nd July. The group had quietened down and dispersed before a police patrol could be dispatched, but details have been passed to the Neighbourhood Policing Team for them to be aware of on-going issues with anti-social behaviour in the area. (Ref CC-02072020-0444)
Great Whyte – Police were called to an incident that happened on Great Whyte on Saturday evening, 4th July, in which a pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car. The injured person was taken to hospital by ambulance. (Ref CC-04072020-0514)
Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside – Two suspects were disturbed trying to break into the garage at a house on Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside, late on Sunday evening, 5th July. Neighbours heard a noise and saw the two suspects on the driveway, before driving off towards Pondersbridge. The home-owners then discovered that the electric door on their garage had been forced open and items inside knocked over, but nothing hd been taken. (Ref 35/44466/20)
Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights – Police searched the area around Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights, on Monday evening, 6th July, following a report of teenagers riding motor bikes up and down the Drove, not wearing helmets. However, no trace of the group could be found. (Ref CC-06072020-0371)
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)