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 October to 1st November:
Covid Regulations – Police have responded to reports of possible Covid Regulation breaches in the district in the last week. Incidents include large gatherings of people in confined spaces and breaches of the ‘Rule of Six’. One Fixed Penalty Notice has been issued. (Refs CC-01112020-0279, CC-30102020-0444 and CC-25102020-0446)
High Fen Straight Drove, Warboys – Police seized and towed away a silver Ford car found on High Fen Straight Drove on Wednesday afternoon, 28th October, when checks showed that it had no valid insurance. (Ref CC-28102020-0257)
Warboys – Two male cold-callers tried to take advantage of an elderly Warboys resident on Wednesday afternoon, 28th October. The suspects knocked at the door and said that they needed to come into the house to investigate a gas leak. They then tried to say that it would cost £5000 to fix the leak, although there was none as the house did not have a gas supply. At this point the resident turned them away and they left. Police provided safe-guarding advice and advised reporting the incident to Action Fraud, the UK centre for fraud and cyber-crime reporting and investigation. (Ref CC-28102020-0333)
High Fen Straight Drove, Warboys – Police seized and towed away a blue Jaguar car found on High Fen Straight Drove on Thursday morning, 29th October, when checks showed that it had no valid insurance. (Ref CC-29102020-0048)
RAF Upwood – Two suspects in a white Transit van stole scrap metal from a construction site at the disused RAF Upwood base on Friday morning, 30th October. After being challenged on the site the two became abusive but drove away. However, shortly afterwards they showed up again and started loading scrap into their van, before driving off. Police searched the area for the van but unfortunately were unable to find it. (Ref 35/73853/20)
A141 Warboys / Chatteris – Police received a report of a large group of men with dogs hare-coursing on land besides the A141 between Warboys and Chatteris on Friday afternoon, 30th October. Between 15 and 20 men were seen but although a police patrol searched the area, no trace of the group could be found. (Ref CC-30102020-0289)
Farrier’s Way, Warboys – Police received a report that a large group of teenagers had gathered at a play area on Farrier’s Way on Saturday night, 31st October, and created a disturbance through shouting, smoking and drinking into the early hours of Sunday morning.
Unfortunately the report was not raised at the time so police were unable to respond, but the Neighbourhood Policing Team are aware of on-going problems with youths gathering at this location and behaving in an anti-social manner, and would urge any future incidents to be called in at the time. (Ref CC-01112020-0586)
Wilthorne, Warboys – Intruders broke into a shed in the garden of a house on Wilthorne, Warboys, on Sunday 1st November. The shed’s windows were also broken, but nothing is thought to have been taken. (Ref 35/74312/20)
Police Appeals for Information:
Assault in Ramsey:
I am repeating this appeal from last week, as the picture of the suspects was not initially included on the web-site – my thanks to the Ecops subscriber who pointed this out to me, well spotted! The picture has now been put up – if you recognise the suspects, the police would very much like to hear from you.
Police are appealing for information following an assault that happened outside The Jolly Sailor pub in Ramsey on Wednesday morning, 14th October, in which one of the victims was knocked unconscious.
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)