PCSO’s Update

Lea Road, Hemingford Grey – Sometime between midday on Monday 10th and midday on Tuesday 11th October, a house on a corner of Lea Road was broken into and burgled by unknown persons. The offenders disabled external security lighting before entering the back garden and forcing open a downstairs bathroom window. Once inside, they searched untidily throughout the house, ransacking cupboards, drawers and filing cabinets, finally leaving via a conservatory having stolen jewellery and other personal items.

Graveley Way, Hilton – Police issued a cannabis warning to a young woman after searching a car and its occupants at 8:30 am on Thursday 13th October. The car had been seen parked suspiciously at the entrance to a farm on Graveley Way in Hilton.

Houghton Grange – Police were called to the disused research station at Houghton Grange at 5:00 pm on Thursday 13th October on reports of young people having been seen vandalising buildings on the site. Three teenage girls had been seen in the grounds and later inside the dangerous derelict building. When police arrived a group of people ran away and evaded officers, who searched the area but did not find anyone.

Hemingford Grey – On Saturday 15th October, police received a report from a victim of internet blackmail, who had made contact with a female via a dating site. The female had threatened to publish compromising photographs which the victim had sent to her, unless he paid her a sum of money. With the victim’s agreement, police contacted the offender, advised her of the offences she had already committed and would be committing if she carried out her threat, and advised her not to contact the victim again.

Hilton – There was a series of thefts from cars in Hilton, overnight on Saturday 15th / Sunday 16th October:

  • Chequers Croft – a BMW left parked on the road outside its owner’s house was entered overnight and items were stolen from inside;
  • Rutland Green – a red Vauxhall Zafira left probably unlocked on its owner’s driveway was entered and a man’s wallet containing a quantity of cash was stolen;
  • Chequers Croft – a black Ford S-Max which may also have been left unlocked on its owner’s drive was entered and a quantity of loose change stolen from a container;
  • Tithe Close – a black Audi Q5 parked on its owner’s driveway was broken into and an ipod and a quantity of loose change was stolen from the glove compartment.

Police have appealed for anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual in Hilton on Saturday night to contact them by any of the usual methods listed at the bottom of this post, and have also reminded car owners always to lock their cars when leaving them, and to remove anything valuable.

Galley Hill – Police were called to a road traffic incident on the bridge over the A14 at Galley Hill at 1:00 pm on Sunday 16th October. Two cars had been involved in a head-on collision and needed recovery services to get them both off the road. However, no-one was injured and the road was clear by 3:00 pm.

Lost and Found:

Found – Houghton Hill, Sunday 16th October – a ladies’ brown purse containing various cards and an address in Barham near Leighton Bromswold. Police requested it be brought in to the Huntingdon enquiry office.

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 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’.

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