PCSO’s Update

CF0730101217 16/12/2017 17:00 – 18/12/2017 14:00 Over Road, Longstanton  

Theft from a motor vehicle, front and rear number plates taken

CF073208121719/12/2017 11:25 – 19/12/2017 11:40 Orchard Road, Histon

Theft, workout bench taken from garden

CF0730471217 18/12/2017 09:00 – 18/12/2017 15:00  

High Street, Willingham  

Theft, BT cable cut and taken

Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots – A thief entered a car that had been left on the driveway of its owner’s house on Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots, at some time overnight on Tuesday 12th / Wednesday 13th December, and stole a small amount of loose change after having searched the interior. Unfortunately, the car had most likely been left unlocked. (Ref CF0723431217)

A14 Hemingford Grey – Police were called to an incident on the A14 near the Hemingford Grey turn-off at 1:00 pm on Wednesday 13th December, in which a car was in collision with a lorry. The car had spun off the road, down a bank and ended up in a ditch but very fortunately the driver was not seriously hurt. (Ref CC-13122017-0223)

Hilton – Police received a report of a car being driven erratically on the B1040 from Papworth towards Hilton late on Thursday night, 14th December. The car was reportedly all over the road, veering towards oncoming traffic and at one point reversing towards a following car before carrying on towards Hilton. When the car stopped in the village, several people witnessed the driver behaving as if very drunk. When police arrived, she was taken into custody for failing to provide a specimen for an alcohol test. (Ref CC-14122017-0536)

A14 Hemingford Abbots – Police received a report of a lorry reversing towards oncoming traffic on the live lane of the A14 near the Hemingford Abbots turnoff, posing a hazard to other road users, shortly after midnight on Friday morning 15th December. A police patrol was dispatched to the scene and officers searched up and down the road, but although lots of lorries were seen parked in laybys, none was found that matched the description of the incident. (Ref CC-15122017-0004)

A14 Galley Hill – Police were called to a collision involving three cars on the eastbound A14 at Galley Hill late on Friday night 15th December. An ambulance was called to attend one injured person and police handed the incident over to the Highways Authority to manage. (Ref CC-15122017-0536)

Hilton – Police received a report of a group of about six apparently drunk youths running on the road in front of traffic and creating a disturbance near a bus-shelter in Hilton late on Friday night, 15th December. When a police patrol arrived, the youths were located and spoken to. (Ref CC-15122017-0551)

Church End, Hilton – Police received a report of suspected hare-coursers seen on land near Church End, Hilton, mid-morning on Saturday 16th December. Two or three people with dogs and an off-road vehicle had been seen chasing hares, but then had disappeared towards the A1198. Police issued a Countryside Watch alert. (Ref CC-16122017-0213)

Wren Close, St Ives – Police are investigating an attempted break-in at a house on Wren Close, St Ives, that happened at 8:30 pm on Sunday night, 17th December. The occupants were disturbed by banging noises from the kitchen and when they investigated saw an intruder in the back garden repeatedly hitting the glass of the back door in an attempt to smash it. The intruder continued hitting the glass until the owners let their dogs out, whereupon two men were seen to run to a car waiting further up the road and drive off. Police have carried out house-to-house enquiries and investigations are continuing. (Ref CF0729201217)
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