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Weekly Policing Update for the Warboys and Bury Area

Alert message sent 05/04/2016 12:01:00

Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury Members,

There are two items to mention in our summary of offences and incidents affecting your communities this week, reported to police during the period 29th March to 4th April:

High Street, Bury - Sometime between 8th and 29th March, unknown persons removed from their frames and stole two metal kissing gates on footpaths here, one from near Old School House and one from near the Church.

Mill Green, Warboys - Just before midday on Thursday 31st March, police received a report of inconsiderate parking at the junction of Mill Green and Pagets Road in which cars parked on double yellow lines were blocking the entrance to Pagets Road. A PCSO was assigned to deal with the problem.

You may also like to be aware of incidents and offences reported in the Ramsey area during the same period:

Fletchers Close - Sometime during the night of Friday 1st / Saturday 2nd April, unknown persons caused damage to a car parked outside a house along this street by scratching the paint-work on the driver's side rear door.

Chapel Road, Ramsey Heights - Between midday and 3:00 pm on the afternoon of Saturday 2nd April, a locked shed used to store horse tackle was broken into and equestrian items inside were damaged.

Ramsey Heights - Police attended linked incidents at Chapel Road and Ugg Mere Court Road in the early evening of Monday 4th April in which two cars were in collision and a violent assault occurred.

One final offence to mention concerns telephone fraud. On Friday 1st April, police received a report of an elderly Ramsey lady who had been persuaded to transfer a large amount of money from her bank account to that of a fraudster. The caller was very plausable, told the lady that her bank account had been compromised, and gave her instructions to withdraw her money and send it to a false account. He also told her not to contact her bank to discuss this as bank staff were themselves suspects.

Please always be aware of the many ways in which fraudsters can try to take advantage of you. Police advice on fraud can be found on the Cambridgeshire Constabulary website and also on the website of Action Fraud, the UK's national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre - .

As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using the '101' telephone number. 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)

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