Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District
Alert message sent 09/10/2020 12:04:00
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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 2nd to 8th October:
Statfold Green, Warboys – An elderly resident of Statfold Green reported a suspicious incident that happened on Friday evening, 2nd October. At around 8:30 pm they noticed a male wearing a dark grey hooded top hop over the railing to enter their front garden and then try the handle on the side door to the house, before disappearing when a security light came on. Police have made enquiries at neighbouring houses but so far no-one has reported noticing anything else suspicious in the area at the time. (Ref 35/67328/20)
Fenton Road, Warboys – Police were called to a disturbance on Fenton Road at around 9:40 pm on Friday evening, 2nd October, which transpired to be a collision between two cars. One car had left the scene but the second was still present. However, checks showed that the car had no valid insurance and that the driver had no valid licence. One person was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and the uninsured car was seized and towed away. (Ref CC-02102020-0548)
Upwood Road, Bury – A Security Guard at a construction site on Upwood Road, Bury, was assaulted by two males wearing dark clothing, hats and scarves around their faces on Sunday evening, 4th October, when he was closing a security gate. The two knocked him to the ground before running off. (Ref 35/68120/20)
Valiant Square, Bury – Thieves broke into a van left parked on Valiant Square, Bury, at some time overnight on Sunday 4th / Monday 5th October. Its owner discovered that the rear sliding door had been forced open and tools had been taken from inside. (Ref 35/67684/20)
Flaxen Walk, Warboys – Police stopped a suspicious person on Flaxen Walk on Wednesday evening, 7th October, and carried out a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act. The male admitted to having cannabis on him and officers discovered a cannabis grinder together with a foil wrap and a green herbal substance. Proceedings are continuing. (Ref 35/68399/20)
School Road, Warboys – Police stopped and searched a second person in Warboys on Wednesday evening, 7th October, this time on School Road. The male was found to be in possession of a grinder and a small amount of a substance thought to be cannabis. (Ref 35/68537/20)
Fen Road, Pidley – There was an attempted burglary at an address on Fen Road, Pidley, in the early hours of Thursday 8th October. Intruders damaged the door of a stables outbuilding by attempting to force it open. However the noise alerted the residents and the offenders disappeared in an unknown direction. (Ref 35/68686/20)
Warboys Road, Pidley – There was a break-in at a community building on Warboys Road, Pidley, at just before 5:00 am on Thursday morning, 8th October. CCTV shows a male wearing track-suit bottoms and a hooded top approach from behind the building, forcing the door of a shed with a crowbar and then using the implement to break into the main door of the building. After a few moments inside he can be seen leaving and walking off up the street. (Ref 35/68496/20)
An Item Of Local News:
A man and a teenage boy who conspired to commit a string of burglaries across the County, including at Ramsey, St Ives, Chatteris, Haddenham, Longstanton, Willingham, Girton, Kimbolton and Stapleford, were sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court on Friday 2nd October. Luke Wall, aged 29, was jailed for four years and 105 days; the teenager, a fifteen-year-old from Essex, was given an 18-month Youth Rehabilitation Order.
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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