Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 27th January to 1st February.
Signal Road, Ramsey – Police received a report of fraud by a cold-caller who approached an elderly lady at her house on Signal Road, Ramsey, on Friday afternoon, 26th January. The man persuaded the lady to part with £40 up-front, saying that he would return and clear out the gutters on her house the next day. However, he never appeared. Police have notified ‘Action Fraud’, the UK centre of fraud and cyber-crime reporting. (Ref CF0058640118)
Land Near Warboys Airfield – Police received a report of a man with a cream-coloured lurcher-type dog in a field near Warboys Airfield, with more men in an off-road vehicle waiting nearby, suspected to be hare-coursing, on Thursday morning, 31st January. A police patrol searched the area and also between Warboys and Ramsey along Puddock Road, but no trace could be found. (Ref CC-31012018-0119)
Wistow Fen – Police searched the area around Wistow Fen for a green off-road vehicle also suspected to be hare-coursing, later on Thursday morning, 31st January, but again no trace could be found. (Ref CC-31012018-0138)
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:
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