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 25th September to 1st October:
Wistow – Police received a report of a large dog, off the lead and unmuzzled, intimidating a man walking his two dogs on a footpath at Wistow on Saturday 26th September. The dog bared its teeth and appeared aggressive, causing the victim to fear that it might attack him of his dogs. (Ref 35/65663/20)
A141 Heath Road – Police had to close the A141 at Heath Road, Warboys, on Wednesday lunchtime, 30th September, due to a fallen cable on the carriageway. Initially it was not known if the cable was telephone or power, but the Fire Brigade were called to make the situation safe and the road was then reopened. (Ref CC-30092020-0122)
Upwood Road, Bury – A horse in a field off Upwood Road, Bury, was injured with a piece of metal fencing at some time between Wednesday 30th September and Thursday morning, 1st October. Fortunately, the horse was not badly hurt but it needed treatment by a vet and the incident is being treated as malicious. (Ref 35/66850/20)
Police were called back to the field on Thursday evening, 1st October, following a report of a group of young people on bicycles, pushing fencing aside to enter the field, riding around and chasing the horses. They were last seen going through hedges leading to the RAF Upwood runway. A police patrol was dispatched and officers checked the field, but no-one was found although there was evidence of the fencing being interfered with. (Ref CC-01102020-0381)
Bull Lane, Broughton – Police received a call reporting that thieves had interfered with an oil tank at a house on Bull Lane, Broughton, on Thursday 1st October. Copper piping from the tank had been removed and stolen. Further investigations showed that intruders had also entered the property and stolen radiators and more pipework, as well as causing damage. A suspicious VW car was also reported to have been seen nearby earlier in the day. (Ref 35/66660/20)
Ramsey Road, Warboys – Police were asked to manage traffic on the B1040 Ramsey Road, Warboys, on Thursday afternoon, 1st October, whilst lorries from an animal charity arrived to transport a large group of horses away from a nearby field. (Ref CC-01102020-0275)
Wistow Fen Lane – Police responded to a report of suspected hare-coursers with two lurchers in a silver Suzuki Vitara seen on Wistow Fen Lane on Thursday evening, 1st October. The very dirty car with a noisy exhaust was last seen heading towards Wistow, but at one point was driven directly at a police vehicle, swerving to avoid a collision at the last moment. (Ref CC-01102020-0328)
Farrier’s Way, Warboys – Police received a report of anti-social behaviour by a group of teenagers at a play area on Farrier’s Way on Thursday evening, 1st October. The group were playing loud music, shouting and swearing. However, all was quiet when a police patrol checked the area a short time later. (Ref CC-01102020-0466)
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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;
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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)