Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 18/04/2021 12:54:00
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Good Afternoon, Earith and Needingworth District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 9th to 17th April:
Ashton Close, Needingworth – Thieves removed and stole the front and rear number-plates from a car left parked on the road outside its owner’s house on Ashton Close, at some time overnight on Wednesday 7th / Thursday 8th April. (Ref 35/20465/21)
Rectory Road, Bluntisham – Police received a report of vandalism to a barn in a field at Rectory Road, Bluntisham, on Friday 9th April. The doors to the barn were damaged and items inside were kicked over and smashed. Graffiti sprayed on one of the doors was also discovered. (Ref 35/20878/21)
Rectory Road, Bluntisham – There was a break-in and vandalism at a community building on Rectory Road, Bluntisham, on Friday afternoon, 9th April. Intruders broke a window to enter the building, then carried out several acts of vandalism before leaving via another window. Youths were seen running away from the building, but are then believed to have returned to cause further damage. (Ref 35/20962/21)
Mill Lane, Bluntisham – Another community building in Bluntisham was broken into and damaged overnight on Saturday 10th / Sunday 11th April. Intruders broke into the building on Mill Lane by smashing a window with a stone and forcing it open, then stole sweets and water, leaving some items behind outside, together with pieces of rubbish. (Ref 35/21333/21)
Heath Road, Bluntisham – Thieves broke in to the Recycling Centre on Heath Road overnight on Tuesday 13th / Wednesday 14th April. After forcing the padlock on the gate they searched through several metal containers on the site, and left having stolen a quantity of old car batteries. (Ref 35/21905/21)
A1123 Needingworth Road – Police received a report of a collision involving two cars on the A1123 on Wednesday evening, 14th April, in which one vehicle, a blue Vauxhall, failed to stop and carried on driving in the direction of St Ives. The other car was left with severe front-end damage and needed towing away by recovery services. Police were not required to attend, but an alert was broadcast to patrols in the area to be on the lookout for the blue Vauxhall which also would have had severe front-end damage. (Ref CC-14042021-0374)
High Street, Bluntisham – Police, fire and an ambulance were called to a collision between a car and a van on Bluntisham High Street on Saturday morning, 17th April. The road was partially blocked for a time and some minor injuries were reported. (Ref CC-17042021-0158)
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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