Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District
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Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury 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:
Mahaddie Way, Warboys – Police received a report of suspicious behaviour by a male on Mahaddie Way in the early hours of Friday 3rd July. Residents reviewing their domestic CCTV the following morning found pictures of the man on their driveway, looking into windows and acting suspiciously. (Ref CC-03072020-0169)
RAF Upwood – Police received reports of vehicles speeding around the disused RAF Upwood site on Friday afternoon, 3rd July. Three vehicles had been seen, but when a police patrol checked the site shortly afterwards, all was quiet. (Ref CC-03072020-0326)
Upwood Road, Bury – Thieves broke in to a show home at a new development on Upwood Road, Bury, overnight on Friday 3rd / Saturday 4th July, caused extensive damage inside the building and stealing items of furniture and electrical fittings. There may also have been a similar break-in and theft the previous night. Police are looking at CCTV footage as part of the investigation. (Ref 35/43785/20)
Warboys Road, Bury – Intruders removed the window of a shed in the garden of a house on Warboys Road, Bury, on Saturday 4th July, in an apparent attempt to break in. However, the shed remained secure and nothing was stolen. (Ref 35/44213/20)
Warboys – Police closed down an illegal rave at a barn near Warboys on Saturday evening, 4th July. Officers closed roads around the site, dispersed a group of 20 or 30 people, seized sound equipment and arrested one person. (Ref 35/44223/20)
Airfield Industrial Estate, Warboys – Thieves broke into a warehouse on the Airfield Industrial Estate at some time overnight on Monday 6th / Tuesday 7th July and stole a pallet of about 50 parcels awaiting delivery. No other information is available at the moment. (Ref 35/44506/20)
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)