Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 09/05/2021 14:47:00
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Good Afternoon, Needingworth and Earith District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 3rd to 8th May:
High Street, Earith – Police and an ambulance were called to a road incident on Earith High Street on Wednesday afternoon, 5th May, involving two cars and a cyclist. Fortunately no-one was reported to be seriously hurt. (Ref CC-05052021-0323)
Bridge Street, Earith – Police responded to a report of a group of young teenagers throwing drinks cans at passing traffic on Bridge Street, Earith, on Saturday afternoon, 8th May. Officers searched the area but all was quiet and no trace of the teenagers could be found. (Ref CC-08052021-0415)
Wood End, Bluntisham – Late on Saturday evening, 8th May, police received a report of a small, silver-coloured car failing to negotiate a sharp bend in the road at Wood End, Bluntisham, and crashing into the hedge of a house before reversing and driving away again. Unfortunately no further details of the car were available so there was nothing more that police could do. (Ref CC-08052021-0557)
Wood End, Bluntisham – Police towed a silver Vauxhall Astra away from a construction site at Wood End, Bluntisham, late on Saturday night, 8th May, where it had apparently been abandoned when it became stuck. Officers had been called to the site following a report of a disturbance, with shouting and the sound of a revving car engine. (Ref CC-08052021-0573)
And Finally – Accidental 999 Calls:
Over the Bank Holiday weekend, Cambridgeshire Police say that they spent in the region of 6 hours dealing with accidental 999 calls where the number was either inadvertently dialled from a mobile phone in a pocket, or was made by children larking around.
All 999 calls need to be investigated to make sure that everyone is safe, and when the number has been dialled in error or as a joke, this takes time and diverts resources that could be used on a genuine emergency.
Police say: “We appreciate that mistakes can happen, so if you do accidentally call us, please explain the situation to us rather than just hanging up the phone”.
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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