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Weekly Policing Update - The Hemingfords District
Alert message sent 12/02/2019 18:08:00
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Good Evening, Hemingfords District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 5th to 11th February:
St Margaret‘s Road, Wyton – A resident of St Margaret’s Road, Wyton, was the victim of a distraction theft on Tuesday lunchtime, 5th February, when she was approached by two strangers, a male and a female, whilst in her car on her driveway. Whilst one of the suspects engaged her in conversation, the other managed to steal a bank card from her handbag. When the suspects left, the victim found the card-holder discarded on the back seat of her car. Officers arrived quickly, searched the area for the suspects and spoke to neighbours but no-one matching the description could be found. (Ref 35/8557/19)
A14 Flyover, Galley Hill – One person was taken to hospital following a collision involving two cars on the Galley Hill flyover at 9:30 am on Wednesday 6th February. Both damaged cars needed towing away. There is no more information at the moment on the condition of the injured person. (Ref CC-06022019-0097)
Rideaway, Hemingford Abbots – Fly-tippers in a white Transit van were seen dumping material on the roadside on Rideaway, Hemingford Abbots, at lunchtime on Friday 8th February. (Ref 35/9372/19)
New Road, Hemingford Abbots – Thieves stole the front and rear number-plates from a silver Vauxhall car left parked outside its owner’s house on New Road, Hemingford Abbots, at some time between midday on Friday 8th and midday on Saturday 9th February. (Ref 35/9612/19)
Ware Lane, Wyton – Police were notified of a break-in and burglary at a house on Ware Lane, Wyton, on Sunday 10th February, although the crime could have happened at any time since the beginning of the month. Intruders broke in by smashing a kitchen window at the back of the house, and then targeted the upstairs rooms, leaving evidence of a thorough and untidy search. At the moment it is not certain what might have been stolen, but officers have made enquiries at neighbouring houses and are aware of reports of a suspicious van seen in the area in recent days. It is hope that CCTV recordings may be useful in the investigation. (Ref 35/9960/19)
Hemingford Road, St Ives – Police are investigating a break-in at a house on Hemingford Road, St Ives, that happened at 5:00 pm on Monday evening, 11th February. An intruder broke in via a conservatory at the side of the house but was disturbed by a resident, whereupon he fled. Nothing was taken in the incident. Officers were quickly at the scene and searched the area, but no-one was found. Enquiries have also been made at neighbouring houses and police hope that CCTV cameras may have recorded something useful. (Ref 35/10170/19)
And Finally….An Invitation to a Policing Surgery:
There will be a Local Policing Surgery at Morrison’s supermarket, St Ives, on Friday 15th February between 10:30 and 13:00.
This event will be hosted by PCSO Beverley Snell and our Crime Reduction Officer Clare Darbyshire. Come along and meet your local officer to discuss any crime concerns in your area and to obtain crime prevention and security advice.
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'.
Best Wishes, Chris Shaw, PSV St Ives Police Station
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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)