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Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District

Alert message sent 09/02/2018 12:32:00

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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 2nd to 8th February:

 

Statfold Green, Warboys – Police received a report of an attempted  telephone fraud from a Statfold Green resident on Thursday 1st February. The resident had received a phone call from someone pretending to be a policeman from the Metropolitan Force in London who stated that one of the resident’s bank cards had been used in a fraud. Fortunately, the resident realised this was a scam and gave no information to the fraudster. The incident has been reported to ‘Action Fraud’, the UK centre for fraud and cyber-crime reporting. (Ref CC-01022018-0273)

 

High Street, Warboys – A thief smashed the side window of a car left parked on Warboys High Street and stole a mobile phone that had been left inside, at some time between 5:00 pm on Thursday 1st and 11:00 am on Friday 2nd February. (Ref CF0063640218)

 

Wistow – A garage at an isolated bungalow on the outskirts of Wistow was broken into and burgled at some time in the early morning on Friday 2nd February. Thieves forced the up-and-over door, searched through cupboards and drawers, and left having stolen tools and other small items. A wood-shed was also entered. Investigations are under way. (Ref CF0064060218)

 

Bottels Road, Warboys – Police received a call reporting suspicious behaviour by two males, seen trying the doors of houses on Bottels Road and Humberdale Way, Warboys, at around 2:00 pm on Friday 2nd February. However, officers could find no trace of anyone matching the description when a patrol searched the area a bit later in the afternoon. (Ref CC-02022018-0222)

 

Second Avenue, Warboys – Police received another report of suspicious behaviour in Warboys later on Friday 2nd February. A male wearing a hooded top and carrying a suitcase was seen walking through fields behind Second Avenue in the dark at around 7:30 pm. (Ref CC-02022018-0422)

 

Field Close, Warboys – A suspect in a white Ford Transit van was seen to draw up outside a house on Field Close, Warboys, and steal a car battery that had been left outside, then drive off, at around 8:45 am on Monday 5th February. (Ref CF0068420218)

 

Oaklands Avenue, Wistow – Police received a call reporting a hunt passing through Wistow on Wednesday afternoon, 7th February, with a large number of dogs loose in the village. When a police patrol arrived all was quiet, but a similar report was received from Upwood a little earlier. (Ref CC-07022018-0293)

 

B1040 Warboys / Bury – Police were called to an incident on the B1040 between Warboys and Bury shortly after midnight on Thursday morning, 8th February, in which a single car had left the road. The driver was reported to have sustained slight injuries and was taken to hospital for checks by a family member. (Ref CC-08022018-0004)
 
 


 


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 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)

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