Weekly Policing Update - Upwood and The Raveleys District
Alert message sent 18/05/2021 13:56:00
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Good Afternoon, Upwood and The Raveleys District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 12th to 17th May:
Somerset Road, Wyton-on-the-Hill – A wheelie-bin was stolen from outside a house on Somerset Road early on Monday morning, 10th May. (Ref 35/28271/21)
Raveley Fen Road, Great Raveley – Police, fire and ambulance services, including an air-ambulance, were called to a collision between a van and a car on Raveley Fen Road early on Wednesday morning, 12th May. One person was reported to have been trapped in their vehicle but fortunately no-one was badly hurt. Both vehicles needed to be towed away by recovery services. (Ref CC-12052021-0373)
Farm Close, Upwood – A white Transit van found abandoned on Farm Close, Upwood, on Wednesday evening, 12th May, was towed away by police when checks confirmed that it had been reported stolen from elsewhere in the County some days earlier. (Ref CC-12052021-0455)
Raveley Road, Great Raveley – Intruders broke into a workshop at a farm on Raveley Road, Great Raveley, at some time overnight on Wednesday 12th / Thursday 13th May, and stole a quantity of power tools from inside. Doors at the unit were also damaged in the incident. (Refs 35/29040/21 and 35/29074/21)
RAF Upwood – A member of a metal-detecting club came across a machine-gun bullet whilst searching on land at the disused RAF Upwood site on Thursday 13th May. It was subsequently collected and taken away by police. (Ref CC-14052021-0077)
Lost and Found
Found – Farm Close, Upwood – A grey bicycle, possibly belonging to a teenager, found at the footbridge leading into Farm Close on Monday lunchtime, 17th May. (Ref CC-17052021-0221)
And Finally – ‘County Lines’ Awareness Week
All this week the Police are highlighting ‘County Lines’ drug dealing to raise awareness of what it is, who is at risk, and how to spot the signs.
Throughout the week there are interviews on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire about different aspects of County Lines and the partnership work being done to tackle it and to safeguard people.
More information, including how to spot the signs and to report information to the police, is on the police web-site at:
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)