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Weekly Policing Update - Upwood and The Raveleys District

Alert message sent 15/02/2019 16:33:00

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Good Afternoon, Upwood and The Raveleys District Members –

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 8th to 14th February:

Woodwalton – Police are investigating a break-in and burglary at a house in Woodwalton that happened at some time between Friday afternoon, 8th, and Sunday lunchtime, 10th February. Intruders broke in via a conservatory door at the back of the house, then carried out a thorough search of rooms and cupboards. At the moment it is not known what may have been stolen. (Ref 35/9992/19)

And Finally - A Word About Telephone Scams:

This week police are investigating a scam reported by elderly residents in the Warboys district who received a telephone call from someone pretending to be a police officer who told them that money had been stolen from their bank account. This was a scam telephone call and the 'police officer' was an imposter. Unfortunately the victims ended up being defrauded of a large sum of money.

If you receive a telephone call that does not seem right, put the phone down and do not follow any of the caller’s instructions until you have checked that they are genuine.

Also remember that putting a phone down does not always break the connection, so you could still be connected to the fraudsters.

There is advice on how to protect yourself from scams on the Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site at:

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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)

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