PCSO’s Update

A14 Westbound, Galley Hill – Police closed the westbound A14 near Galley Hill for a time on Wednesday, 31st May, following a collision between two articulated lorries at around 11:30 am which blocked the carriageway. Oil spilled onto the road surface needed to be cleared up and one of the lorries needed to be towed away from the scene. Meanwhile, traffic was disrupted as far back as Girton. By 1:30 pm officers had handed the incident over to the Highways Authorities to manage as there was no further need for police attendance.

High Street, Hemingford Grey – A black BMW estate car, left parked outside its owner’s house on the High Street at Hemingford Grey, was damaged at some time overnight on Wednesday 31st May / Thursday 1st June, when someone threw a stone through a back window on the passenger’s side. The window was smashed and the stone was later found in the foot-well behind the driver’s seat. The car was not entered and no other crimes were committed.

Daintree Way, Hemingford Grey – Four alloy wheels with tyres were stolen from the back garden of a house on Daintree Way, Hemingford Grey, at some time overnight on Saturday 3rd / Sunday 4th June. Investigations into the theft are continuing.

London Road, St Ives – Police issued a formal cannabis warning to a man found in a car parked on London Road at 2:00 am on Monday morning, 5th June. The car had been reported to police as suspicious, as it had been parked at the location for several hours with its engine running but no-one apparently inside. However, when officers arrived to investigate, the man was discovered lying across the seats. He admitted to possessing a quantity of cannabis and a grinder, and was issued with the warning.

St Ives Road, Hemingford Grey – A car had its windscreen smashed by an unknown person whilst parked outside its owner’s house on St Ives Road, Hemingford Grey, at some time between 9:45 am and 11:30 am on Monday morning, 5th June. There is no indication of how the windscreen was broken, but this is the second time this car has been damaged within the last three weeks.

Victoria Terrace, Hemingford Road, St Ives – Two teenage boys on bicycles were seen to smash the wing mirror of a car parked on Victoria Terrace at around 2:45 pm on Monday 5th June. The boys were seen to use a mallet to smash the mirror, before cycling off.

Grove Lane, Hemingford Grey – Police were called to a caravan site on Grove Lane, Hemingford Grey, at 3:45 pm on Monday afternoon, 5th June, following a report of an assault. When officers arrived they found the victim with a minor injury to his arm which was treated by paramedics. However, the victim became agitated whilst giving details of the incident to officers, and head-butted the bonnet of a police car three times, causing a dent, for which he was arrested and issued with a formal caution. Investigations into the assault are continuing.

Suspicious Incidents Reported This Week:

Old Pound Close (Hemingfords?) Police received a report of a suspicious silver Ford Transit van seen cruising slowly in the Old Pound Close area at 12:45 pm on Wednesday 31st May. The white male driver was thought to be looking at houses, garages and gardens along the road. A registration number was given to the police, so details of the vehicle have been logged for intelligence purposes.

24/04/2017 12:00 – 29/04/2017 00:00 Coolidge Gardens, Cottenham
A public bench has been damaged beyond repair.

17/05/2017 23:22 – 17/05/2017 23:22 Anderson Road, Swavesey
Offender has cut the curtain side of a lorry.

27/05/2017 05:00 – 05/06/2017 16:00 Viking Way, Bar Hill
Fuel has been stolen from a lorry parked in the company yard.

06/06/2017 00:30 – 06/06/2017 06:45 Chieftain Way, Orchard Park
Offender has entered a vehicle by unknown means taking tools from within.

Lost and Found:

Found – Dunnock Way (Hemingfords?), Saturday 3rd June, 6:15 pm – a black and sandy coloured lurcher type of dog, not wearing a collar. The caller was advised to contact the Huntingdonshire Dog warden.

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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’.