Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District
Alert message sent 02/02/2021 15:46:00
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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 24th January to 1st February:
B1040 Ramsey Road, Warboys – Police, fire and an ambulance were called to an incident on Ramsey Road on Sunday morning, 24th January, where a car had left the road on a bend and crashed into a ditch. One person was taken to hospital but was not believed to have been seriously injured. The road was closed for a time whilst the emergency services dealt with the incident. (Ref CC-24012021-0122)
High Street / Popes Lane, Warboys – Police received reports of a car being driven dangerously fast and doing ‘donuts’ around the centre of Warboys on Sunday evening, 24th January. A family walking along the High Street were frightened by the car passing close to them and skidding around the clock tower. A police patrol was dispatched and officers searched the area, but unfortunately no trace of the suspect vehicle could be found. (Ref CC-24012021-0410)
High Street, Warboys – A silver Nissan car crashed into two parked cars and a garden wall on Warboys High Street early on Tuesday morning, 26th January. The driver was seen escaping from the car and running off down the road. Police carried out an extensive search of the area for the driver, but unfortunately were unable to locate anyone. Recovery services were called to tow the car away. (Ref CC-26012021-0047)
Cross Drove / Puddock Road, Warboys – Police received a report of around eight men with two dogs hare-coursing on land off Cross Drove on Wednesday morning, 27th January, last seen heading towards Warboys. A Police patrol searched the area along Puddock Road, but unfortunately no sign of the vehicles was found. (Ref CC-27012021-0119)
However, officers were called back to Puddock Road later in the day following another report of hare-coursers, and a silver off-road vehicle was sighted that failed to stop for police. (Ref CC-27012021-0313)
High Fen Crooked Drove – Police searched the area around High Fen Crooked Drove on Sunday afternoon, 27th January, following sightings of hare-coursers in two vehicles operating on nearby fields. However, all was quiet and no trace was found. (Ref CC-27012021-0343)
Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst – Thieves stole a battery from a bird-scaring device in a field off Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst, on either Thursday or Friday, 28th or 29th January. Tracks in the field suggest that a quad-bike may have been used in the theft. (Ref 35/5624/21)
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)