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Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Happy New Year, Ecops subscribers! Let’s hope that 2021 is a good year for all of us!
Covid-19 National Lockdown Regulations:
As you will be aware, the Government have now imposed a National Lockdown as a way of tackling the rapidly increasing rates of infection of the Covid-19 virus.
We are all instructed to stay at home – this is the single most important action we can take to protect the National Health Service and to save lives. We must not leave, or be outside of our houses, except where necessary for a small number of reasons:
To shop for basic necessities;
For work, if it cannot be done from home;
To exercise, once per day, in the local area;
To meet with a Support Bubble or Childcare Bubble where necessary;
For medical reasons;
To attend education or childcare, for those eligible.
Meanwhile, here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 31st December to 7th January:
Wood Lane, Ramsey – Police searched the area around the Rural Museum on Wood Lane on Thursday evening, 31st December, following a report of car headlights and torches being seen. However all was quiet and nothing untoward was found. (Ref CC-31122020-0356)
Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police issued Dispersal Notices to two suspected hare-coursers who tried to hide from officers on land off Benwick Road on Sunday morning, 3rd January. Several calls had been received reporting men with dogs and off-road vehicles chasing hares on fields in the area. (Ref CC-03012021-0146)
Herne Road, Ramsey St Mary’s – Three males drove a four-by-four vehicle across fields and into a farm yard at Ramsey St Mary’s on Wednesday afternoon, 6th January. After scraping the side of a building and getting bogged down in mud, the men drove off across the fields and disappeared. (Ref 35/1042/21)
Neil Way, Ramsey – Two thieves attempted to steal television sets from a shop on Neil Way on Wednesday evening, 6th January. They succeeded in taking one set from the shelves and getting it out of the shop, but gave up trying to take a second, leaving it behind as they walked out of the store. Police are looking at CCTV footage as part of the investigation. (Ref 35/1106/21)
The Avenue, Ramsey – Police are investigating the theft of three bicycles and a lawn mower from the garage of a house on The Avenue, that happened on Thursday afternoon, 7th December. Intruders forced the doors to the garage and then cut through chains in order to take the bicycles. (Ref 35/1237/2)
To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:
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)