NHW – Alert Advice – Online Marketplace Fraud Advice For Sellers

Action Fraud has received several reports indicating that sellers of items on online marketplace websites are falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers. Typically, the bogus buyers contact the seller wanting to purchase the item for sale and advise they will be sending the requested amount via PayPal or other electronic payment method. The seller […]

PCSO’s Update

Huntingdon Road, Wyton – Police received a call reporting that a car had crashed into a parked car on Huntingdon Road, Wyton, in the early hours of Friday morning, 30th March, and the driver had walked off leaving his damaged vehicle obstructing the road. Police arranged for recovery services to tow the car away whilst […]

PCSO’s Update

CRIMINAL DAMAGE   Between Tuesday 26th at 23:00 and Wednesday 27th at 06:00 a padlock leading to a workshop in Dial Close, Little Paxton has been damaged. No entry was gained to the workshop or the property.   Should you have any information with regards to the incidents above please call 101, extension 8624. To […]

Scam Alert

As we have previously reported, we continue to receive reports of incidents where fraudsters are phoning people pretending to be police officers & bank staff. They will try to convince their victim to give their bank details or withdraw large amounts of cash. This is a scam! The police, banks and building societies will never […]

PCSO’s Update

Grove End, Hilton – Police were called to a disturbance outside the Village Hall at Grove End, Hilton, late on Saturday evening, 24th March, following a report of a large number of young people milling around, breaking bottles and banging on windows. When officers arrived the group was dispersing, but one police car was damaged […]

PCSO’s Update

Date Occurred: 24/03/2018 at 10:00 and 26/03/2018 at 10:00 Location: Station Road, Willingham Description: Unknown offender/s have broken into a barn and completed a search, unknown if anything has been taken. In Godmanchester: 12.03.2018  –  Rushes Walk Unknown offender(s) have attempted to gain entry to a flat by trying to prise open a window with a […]

PCSO’s Update

Date Occurred: 20/03/2018 15:30 – 21/03/2018 07:45 Location: Cow Fen Drove, Swavesey Description: 8 batteries have been stolen from an electric fence. CF0152410318 – CRIMINAL DAMAGE Date occurred: 21/03/2018 18:00 – 22/03/2018 07:30 Location: Water Lane, Impington Description: A brick was thrown at the windscreen of a parked car, no entry was gained and nothing was taken.   CF0152430318 […]

Door-step selling

Following some complaints regarding door-step selling and rogue traders from the local community, Police and Trading Standards are highlighting the tactics that some traders may employ, and useful tips to protect householders from rogue traders or other uninvited persons calling at their home. Selling door to door is not generally illegal but when customers fall […]

Speedwatch

South Cambs has active and very enthusiastic Speedwatch groups and would welcome new volunteers to help them run more sessions. The Community Speedwatch scheme trains volunteers from members of the community to get actively involved in monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through their neighbourhood. Volunteers are trained to use speed indicator devices which display […]

PCSO’s Update

The Thicket, Houghton – Police received a report of a car found abandoned on The Thicket footpath on Wednesday morning, 14th March, left half on and half off the path, over-hanging an embankment. When officers arrived there was no sign of the driver and recovery services were called to tow the car away; however, a […]

Not sure – Don’t open the door

Although many people who call at your home will be genuine there are incidents when people pretend to be from a water company or another organisation, just so they can enter your home under false pretences and steal money or valuables. Often termed ‘bogus callers’ perpetrators are highly organised, work alone or in pairs, and […]

PCSO’s Update

CF0145110318 – CRIMINAL DAMAGE Date occurred: 17/03/2018 17:30 – 23:59 Location: Holiday Inn, Bridge Road, Impington Description: A Ford transit van’s wing mirror was snapped off. CF0145300318 – BURGLARY Date occurred: 16/03/2018 17:00 – 18/03/2018 12:20 Location: Butt Lane, Milton Description: A business premises was broken into, the lock was removed from the gate which was securing the premises. The site […]

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