PCSO’s Update

Houghton Grange, Houghton – Police received a report of intruders breaking into the Houghton Grange site at 11:15 pm on Tuesday 3rd October: a group of six young people, three male and three female, used a metal bar to force plywood away from a boarded-up doorway and enter the building, causing criminal damage in the process. After spending some time in the buildings, they were seen to leave in the direction of St Ives. Further investigations are ongoing. (Ref CF0569141017)

A1198 at Lattenbury Hill, Hilton – Police were called to a collision involving three cars on the A1198 at Lattenbury Hill just before 2:00 pm on Thursday 5th October. One of the cars was reported to be very badly damaged and blocking half of the road, causing tailbacks. Very fortunately, no-one was injured and the owners were able to organise recovery of their vehicles themselves. (Ref CC-05102017-0237)

A14 Eastbound, Galley Hill – Two cars were in collision on the eastbound A14 near to Galley Hill at 4:30 pm on Friday 6th October. One minor injury was reported and when police arrived the drivers had taken refuge on the central reservation because of the volume of traffic on the road. There was some tailback of traffic on the eastbound carriageway whilst it was closed for a short time and the crashed cars towed away, but all was clear again by 5:00 pm. (Ref CC-06102017-0362)

Dunnock Way, St Ives – Police received a report of youths racing around the Dunnock Way area on a 50cc motorbike displaying an learner’s L-Plate, at around 5:00 pm on Friday 6th October. Officers responded and searched the area, but could find no sign of the motorbike. However, a follow-up report was received the following afternoon, Saturday 7th October, and this time the bike was located and its owner given serious words of advice, together with a formal letter about the bike’s use. (Ref CC-06102017-0388)

Weir Road, Hemingford Grey – There was a break-in and burglary at a house on Weir Road, Hemingford Grey, at some time between Wednesday 4th and Sunday 8th October, whilst the owners were away. Thieves entered the house by forcing open a flap into a rear conservatory, then prising a patio door off its track. Once inside they carried out a thorough search, mainly upstairs. At the moment it is not known what may have been taken. (Ref CF0578741017)

St Margaret’s Road, Wyton – Thieves broke into a white Peugeot van, normally left parked on St Margaret’s Road, Wyton, at some time between Wednesday 4th and Monday 9th October, however the theft could have occurred whilst the van was at a different location. Other possibilities are whilst it was at the Huntingdon Towerfields Retail Park on Friday evening, 6th October, or in the Huntingdon Tesco’s car-park on Saturday morning, 7th October. Without causing any damage, the thieves managed to enter the van and steal several thousand pounds worth of power tools from inside. (Ref CF0579571017)

Maze Road, Hilton – A black Mercedes car was damaged at some time between Wednesday 4th and Monday 9th October whilst it was parked in a lay-by on Maze Road, Hilton. Someone scraped the paintwork on the passenger’s side with a metal object such as a key. The victim is making enquiries at houses on the street but at the moment no-one has reported seeing anything suspicious. (Ref CF0580301017)

Rectory Lane, Wyton – Thieves broke into a shed in the garden of a house on Rectory Lane, Wyton, at some time between midday on Monday 9th and midday on Tuesday 10th October, and stole a man’s blue ‘Narin’ mountain bike worth several hundred pounds. The shed is in a fairly remote position and the thieves cut a lock off the door in order to get inside. (Ref CF0582451017)

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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’.