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Weekly Policing Update - St Ives District

Alert message sent 29/08/2017 12:10:00

Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Good Afternoon, St Ives District Members –
 

I hope everyone had a really good Bank Holiday weekend – for once the weather was gorgeous (if you like it warm and sunny!). Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 22nd to 28th August:

 

Bure Close – Thieves stole a man’s black ‘Carrera Subway’ hybrid bicycle from outside the front of his house on Bure Close at some time overnight on Wednesday 23rd / Thursday 24th August. The bike had been left under the overhang of the house, secured with a combination lock to a wooden chair, however the thieves managed to steal both the bike and the chair. (Ref CF0485440817)

 

Lorna Court – Police were called to a shop on Lorna Court just after 5:30 pm on Thursday 24th August, on reports of an alarm sounding and signs of attempted forced entry around the door handle. However, the door remained secure and the owner confirmed all seemed to be in order. (Ref CC-24082017-0384)

 

Granta Close – Police are investigating an incident of criminal damage to a van that took place on Granta Close in the early hours of Friday 25th August. Witnesses saw a man tear a wing-mirror off the van and use it to try to smash one of the windows. Other damage was later found, consisting of dents and scratches to the bonnet and other body panels.  (Ref CF0487210817)

 

Crown Place – A lady’s ‘Claude Butler’ mountain bike was stolen from outside a shop on Crown Place where it had been secured to a metal post, at some time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on Friday 25th August. The thieves cut through the metal lock in order to steal the bike. Police will be examining CCTV to see if the crime was caught on camera.(Ref CF0488060817)

 

Sheepfold – Police are investigating a break-in and burglary at a house on Sheepfold that happened at some time between Thursday 17th and Saturday 26th August, whilst the owners were absent. Thieves broke in through a kitchen window and targeted the main upstairs bedroom where there is evidence of a thorough search having been carried out. It is thought that jewellery and other personal items were taken, but full details are not yet available. (Ref CF0489960817)

 

Constable Road – Thieves broke in to a supermarket on Constable Road by forcing open a rear fire door, in the early hours of Monday 28th August. Once inside, they targeted the tobacco kiosk, breaking into it and stealing a large quantity of cigarettes. Investigations include examination of CCTV footage showing four suspects arriving in a car. (Ref CF0492460817)

 

Station Road – Police received a call from a motorist who had driven into in a car-trap on the Guided Busway on Station Road, just after 10:00 am on Monday 28th August. Police involvement was not required as the bus company were dealing with the incident. (Ref CC-28082017-0150)

 

 



 

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:

https://www.ecops.org.uk/alert_archive



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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