PCSO’s Update

During the night hours of the 5th and the 6th Nov, a vehicle was broken into in Eastland Close, Cottenham. Unknown offender(s) have gained entry to the vehicle by smashing the driver’s side window. Nothing appears to have been taken. CF0506511116 refers.

On the 5th Nov, between 19:00 and 23:55hrs, a theft of pedal cycle took place at Histon guided busway. Bike was left locked and secure at the cycle rack, unknown offender has removed the bike by unknown means. (Specialized hybrid ladies cycle: large frame with cross bars, mud guards fitted front and rear) CF0506741116 refers.

Co-op High Street Longstanton, on 7th at 04:30 an unknown offender in red Volkswagen Golf has driven into the side of the store and the cash machine within in an attempt to force open the machine, this has caused damage to the shutters and glass at the store as well as to the cash machine. CF0507941116 refers.

Telegraph Street Cottenham, between 4th 12:00 and 7th 08:00 unknown offender has caused damage to the vehicle windscreen with what appears to be an air pistol or similar weapon causing three points of damage on the front windscreen. CF0508171116 refers.

Aster Way Orchard Park Cambs, between 6th 22:00 and 7th 09:20 the victim parked his vehicle locked and secured on the roadside near to his home address, during material times an unknown person has gained access via the front nearside door by unknown means (no damage) and has taken a laptop bag from under the passenger seat.
Make DELL, in a carry bag – black plus accessories – charger cable hdmi cable ethernet cable and headphones. CF0508231116 refers.

Between Thursday 3rd November at 23:00 hrs and Friday 4th November 11:15 hours in Ridgeway, Eynesbury an unknown offender has fired an air gun pellet or similar at a top floor bathroom window resulting in criminal damage.

Scott’s Close, Hilton – On Monday 31st October at 6:00 pm, police received a report of young people having been seen attempting to push a firework through the letterbox of a house on Scott’s Close. Although police searched the area, no trace of the firework or any culprits could be found, and no damage was seen to have been caused.

Manor Road, Hemingford Grey – At some time between 10:00 pm on Tuesday 1st November and 9:00 the next morning, an intruder alarm at the Sports Pavilion on Manor Road was interfered with and disabled by an unknown person. No other damage was done or any other crime committed.

A14 Slip Road, Galley Hill – Police were called to a collision between two cars on the slip road onto the A14 at Galley Hill on Friday 4th November. Fire and ambulance services were also called as the drivers were reported to be suffering from shock and minor injuries. Recovery services were required to remove both cars from the scene, which was clear by 6:00 pm.

Cambridge Road, Hemingford Abbots – A burglary took place at premises on the Golf Course, sometime overnight on Friday 4th / Saturday 5th November. Unknown persons entered via a fire door, interfered with security equipment and carried out an untidy search before leaving having stolen cash and a small safe. Investigations are continuing.

A14 Galley Hill – Police were called to another collision on the A14 at Galley Hill just after 7:30 pm on Saturday 5th November. Paramedics checked the occupants of the two cars involved who fortunately were not badly injured. However, recovery services were needed to remove both damaged cars from the scene, which was clear by 8:00 pm.

Lost and Found:

Lost – St Ives Town Centre / Brampton – Friday 4th November – Lost by a Hemingford Road resident, a Samsung Galaxy 3A mobile phone in a blue wallet with star decorations.

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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’.