PCSO’s Update

The Green, Hilton – Police received a report of vandalism to the wall of the Pavilion and a notice-board on The Green at Hilton, that happened at some time overnight on Sunday 27th / Monday 28th January. Graffiti was sprayed high up on the Pavilion wall and across the notice-board, and although it has been wiped off the notice-board, the wall of the Pavilion is thought to require specialist cleaning. (Ref CF0057850118)


Potton Road, Hilton – Thieves stole a laptop computer from a cupboard in a community building on Potton Road, Hilton, at some time overnight on Monday 29th / Tuesday 30th January. It is thought that they may have entered the building via an insecure fire door. (Ref CF0056880118)


A14 Westbound – Police received a call reporting a lorry stuck in mud on the verge of the wrong side of a slip-road onto the A14 at Galley Hill in the early hours of Tuesday 30th January. The foreign lorry was attempting to travel eastwards on the westbound carriageway. The Highways Authority managed to pull the lorry out of the mud and into a lay-by, where police officers spoke to the driver regarding traffic offences. (Ref CC-30012018-0023)


A14 Eastbound – Police had to close a lane of the eastbound A14 near junction 25 at Hemingford Abbots for a time on Wednesday afternoon, 31st January, due to a broken down lorry. Long tailbacks were reported for a time until recovery services were able to tow it away. (Ref CC-31012018-0274)


Grove Lane, Hemingford Grey – A cream-coloured ‘Bailey Pageant’ caravan was reported stolen from Grove Lane, Hemingford Grey, on Saturday 3rd February, although it is thought that the theft could have happened at any time during the last month. The caravan was fitted with a wheel clamp, which was also taken. (Ref CF0065740218)


St Ives Road, Houghton – Intruders were disturbed in the act of breaking into a house on St Ives Road, Houghton, on Monday evening, 5th February. They had attempted to force open a side door but when that was unsuccessful they came to the front of the house and forced open the front door. Although they are thought to have gone inside and upstairs, they were disturbed by a passer-by who challenged them at the door, whereupon they made off. Nothing is thought to have been stolen. Police have carried out enquiries at neighbouring houses and the investigation is continuing. (Ref CF0070180218) 

CF0067570218 – THEFT Date Occurred: 04/02/2018 11:40 – 04/02/2018 15:30 Location: Park And Ride, Butt Lane, Milton Description: Ladies GIANT hybrid bicycle stolen from cycle shed. Offender/s has cut the lock securing the cycle and left behind a small child’s cycle.

CF0068010218 – BURGLARY Date occurred: 04/02/2018 17:15 – 04/02/2018 17:25 Location: Cambridge Road, Impington Description: Security alarm activated which alerted neighbours. Offender/s forced entry into the home via the front door and an untidy search was conducted upstairs, watches and jewellery were stolen.

CF0068340218 – BUSINESS BURGLARY Date occurred: 03/02/2018 13:00 – 5/02/2018 07:20 Location: Jackson Civil Engineering, Station Road, Longstanton Description: Offenders forced open the main gate and compound gate. Tools and equipment were stolen from the containers on site.

CF0068520218 – ATTEMPT THEFT Date occurred: 04/02/2018 17:30 – 05/02/2018 05:00 Location: Milton Country Park, Cambridge Road, Milton Description: Offender/s attempted to gain entry to the car park ticket machine to steal money from within but were unsuccessful.

CF0068550218 – THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE Date occurred: 02/02/2018 16:00 – 05/02/2018 07:30 Location: Green End, Landbeach Description: Offender/s removed and stole batteries from farm vehicles.

CF0068590218 – THEFT Date occurred: 25/01/2018 10:30 – 26/01/2018 17:00 Location: Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, Histon Description: A SPECIALIZED Mountain bicycle was left locked and secured at the bicycle racks near to the bus stop at the Guided Bus Route. Offender/s removed the rear wheel damaging the chain and replaced the stolen wheel with another wheel which did not fit.

CF0069180218 – BUSINESS BURGLARY Date occurred: 28/01/2018 16:00 – 29/01/2018 08:00 Location: Construction site, A14 Huntingdon Road East Bound, Longstanton, CB23 8DS Description: Offender/s entered the site by unknown means, removed a lock from the fuel storage unit and stole 1000 litres of diesel from within.

CF0069820218 – THEFT Date occurred: 05/02/2018 18:00 – 05/02/2018 19:45 Location: Bake, UNIT 8 Huntingdon Road, Boxworth, Cambs Description: Iphone X stolen whilst on charge near external door.

CF0070000218 – BURGLARY Date occurred: 05/02/2018 19:50 Location: Daintry Close, Papworth Everard Description: Offender jemmied and forced entry through the front door. On entering the victim’s bedroom the offender was confronted by the victim and fled the scene. A dark grey hatchback or estate style vehicle was seen parked nearby.

CF0070130218 – BURGLARY Date occurred: 05/02/2018 20:00 Location: St Vincents Close, Girton Description: Offender/s gained entrance by breaking the lock of the living room window situated at the rear of the house and climbing through. Untidy search of upstairs bedrooms and children’s jewellery stolen.

CF0070200218 – BURGLARY Date occurred: 02/02/2018 03:45 – 06/02/2018 01:20 Location: St Johns Close, Waterbeach Description: Offender/s gained access via a rear side gate completely hidden from view. Offender/s smashed window of the French doors and conducted an untidy search of the property and stole jewellery from within. Offender/s closed curtains and left lights on before leaving.

CF0070310218 – THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE Date occurred: 05/02/2018 16:00 – 06/02/2018 07:00 Location: Allington Close, Histon Description: Front Registration plate stolen from a White Ford Transit van and a rear registration plate stolen from another White Ford Transit van. At around 03:00 hours on 06/02/2018 the victim’s dog was alerted by something and barked waking him up.

CF0070370218 – BUSINESS BURGLARY Date occurred: 06/02/2018 07:45 – 6/02/2018 07:45 Location: Old Crown Inn, High Street, Girton Description: The Old Crown Inn is currently under refurbishment. Offender/s gained entry by cutting the lock to the gate securing the car park. Entry has then been via a back entrance door which was forced open. Once inside offender/s stole multiple power tools.

CF0070570218 – CRIMINAL DAMAGE Date occurred: 04/02/2018 00:00 – 04/02/2018 16:00 Location: Holywell Ferry Road, Fen Drayton Description: Entry gained via front gate which was damaged by the offender/s. A vehicle was set on fire and then left to burn out. Fire caused extensive damage to outbuildings.

CF0070600218 – CRIMINAL DAMAGE Date occurred: 04/02/2018 06:00 – 06/02/2018 06:00 Location: Kings Street Housing Asso, Cornell Court, Orchard Park Description: Offender/s has caused damage to an internal door by attempting to pull the FOB system off of the wall.

CF0070750218 – CRIMINAL DAMAGE Date occurred: 06/02/2018 00:00 – 06/02/2018 00:25 Location: Cambridge Road, Waterbeach Description: Offender has thrown a pavement/driveway type of brick at the victims front living room window causing it to shatter.

CF0072310218 – THEFT Date occurred: 06/02/2018 19:30 – 07/02/2018 08:00

Location: Oak Tree Way, Histon Description: Vehicle entered by unknown means and an untidy search had been made of the interior.


CF0072590218 – THEFT Date occurred: 07/02/2018 10:51

Location: Wilkin Walk, Cottenham Description: A Male took miscellaneous scrap items from a skip on a driveway without owner’s permission.


CF0072750218 – THEFT Date occurred: 06/02/2018 20:00 – 07/02/2018 07:30

Location: Longstanton Road, Oakington And Westwick

Description: Vehicle entered by unknown means and an untidy search of interior and boot has been made. Items stolen from within.


As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:


◦    The ‘101’ non-emergency telephone number;


◦    The on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site – click on the green icon;


◦    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’.