PCSO’s Update

The Grange, Houghton Hill – Police were called to The Grange on Tuesday afternoon, 4th April, by security staff who had been advised by contractors that a group of young teenage girls had been seen entering the derelict building on the disused site and playing around on the upper floor, leaning out of the windows. Officers carried out a search of the area, but no-one was located.

​Banks End, Wyton – Someone removed and stole the rear number-plate from a black Renault car, left parked at its owner’s place of work at Banks End, Wyton, sometime between 11:30 am and 8:00 pm on Sunday 9th April.

A14 Westbound, Galley Hill – Two lorries parked up for the night in a lay-by on the westbound A14 at Galley Hill, were broken into by thieves who slashed the curtains on their trailers during the night of Monday 10th / Tuesday 11th April. Cardboard boxes were stolen from one lorry but the other, loaded with metal barrels, was left intact.

Suspicious Behaviour:

​Police responded to reports of suspicious activity and behaviour in the Hemingfords this week:

  • Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots – Thursday 6th April, 10:45 pm – a suspicious male wearing dark clothing and carrying a hold-all and a mobile phone was seen loitering around the vicinity of Common Lane. Police searched the area but no-one matching the description was found.
  •  Weir Close, Hemingford Grey – Saturday 8th April, 11:30 pm – police investigated a report of a suspicious red car seen parked near the junction of Weir Close and Weir Road with two men inside, one reported to be wearing a balaclava. Police searched the area and followed up a second report of the car seen heading towards Marsh Lane, but could not locate it. However, the registration number was checked and details noted for intelligence purposes.

Date Occurred: 11/04/2017 04:00 – 11/04/2017 04:09

Location: Co-operative Retail Services, High Street, Longstanton
Description: Unknown offenders have used a JCB to ram the shop window and remove the cash machine.


Date Occurred: 10/04/2017 18:00 – 11/04/2017 07:30
Location: Twentypence Road, Cottenham
Description: An unknown offender has removed front and rear number plates from car.


Date Occurred: 10/04/2017 22:30 – 10/04/2017 23:00

Location: Boxworth End, Swavesey
Description: An unknown offender has taken a telescopic handler from a farm. This has later been used in a “ram raid” type offence where the cash machine has been stolen from High St, Longstanton.


Date Occurred: 12/04/2017 01:20 – 12/04/2017 01:30
Location: Clay Street, Histon
Description: Unknown offender has approached the location and stolen a bike from outside the front door.


Date Occurred: 11/04/2017 21:00 – 11/04/2017 22:00

Location: Station Road, Histon
Unknown offender has used unknown means to smash the offside front window to a Panther Toyota Prius blue Taxi whilst parked locked/secured on Station Road, Histon. Offender has then grabbed a change holder containing approximately £9 worth of coins.


Date Occurred: 12/04/2017 04:00 – 12/04/2017 04:15
Location: Flack End, Orchard Park
Description: An unknown offender has smashed the offside front window to the Renault van, entry gained and small change stolen.

Date Occurred: 12/04/2017 between 07:00 – 16:20 Location: Butt Lane, Milton Description: Unknown offender/s have gained entry to the property by smashing a small pane glass on the rear French doors, it is unknown what has been taken at this moment in time.

Date Occurred: 03/04/2017 00:00 – 12/04/2017 16:00 Location: The Rowans, Milton
Description: Unknown offender/s have gained entry to the property via rear ground floor window, TV, jewellery and vehicle parked on the drive way was taken.

Date Occurred: 12/04/2017 18:00 – 13/04/2017 06:10 Location: South Road, Impington
Description: Unknown offender has gained entry to a stationary parked vehicle and taken a number of tools from within.

Date Occurred: 12/04/2017 between 04:00 – 04:15 Location: Flack End, Orchard Park
Description: Unknown offender/s has smashed the off side front window on a stationary parked vehicle and removed a number of items from within.

If you have any information which may assist with the investigation into these crimes then please call 101, reply to this message or call crime stoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.