Weekly Policing Update - Upwood and The Raveleys District
Alert message sent 09/10/2020 12:09:00
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Good Afternoon, Upwood and The Raveleys District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 2nd to 8th October:
Wennington – Police received a report of suspected poachers operating in the dark on land at Wennington late on Friday night, 2nd October. A vehicle with a spotlight had been seen heading towards Little Raveley. Police notified Countryside Watch of the incident. (Ref CC-02102020-0612)
Abbots Ripton – Police responded to another report of suspected poachers on Saturday afternoon, 3rd October, at Abbots Ripton, where a light coloured car with men and dogs had been spotted. Police notified Countryside Watch but a search of the area found nothing untoward. (Ref CC-03102020-0237)
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)
Canberra Road, Upwood – Thieves broke in to a van left in a parking space on Canberra Road, Upwood, at some time overnight on Sunday 4th / Monday 5th October. After cutting a hole in the van’s back door the thieves were able to get inside and steal a large number of tools and pieces of equipment. (Ref 35/67665/20)
Sapley Road, Kings Ripton – Thieves broke into a construction site on Sapley Road, Kings Ripton, overnight on Wednesday 7th / Thursday 8th October. CCTV footage shows two suspects entering the site, breaking into storage containers and damaging security equipment. A large number of tools are reported to have been stolen and a dumper truck was also taken, later found abandoned in a nearby field. (Ref 35/68498/20)
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)