A14 Junction 25 Hemingford Abbots – Police received a report of a group of about 10 men seen getting out of the back of a lorry, presumed to be illegal immigrants, at Junction 25 on the A14 at around 7:00 pm on Tuesday 16th May. The men were described as black, wearing bobble hats and carrying rucksacks. Officers carried out a search along the A14 but were unable to locate anyone matching the description.
A14 Eastbound – Police were called to an incident on the eastbound A14 at Junction 25 near Hemingford Abbots at 5:10 pm on Friday 19th May, involving a car and a lorry. It is thought that the car had cut across in front of the lorry, lost control and crashed into bushes at the side of the road. The lorry driver stopped to assist the car driver but it is not thought that she had sustained any serious injuries. Recovery services were called to remove the car, and one lane of the carriageway was closed whilst this was carried out.
Rogues Lane, Hilton – Police are investigating an incident that took place on Rogues Lane at the junction with the B1040 at around 7:30 pm on Friday 19th May. The driver of a blue Ford Fiesta drew up at the junction behind a black car which was stationary, blocking the exit onto the main road. After a while two men got out of the black car, one of whom was carrying a crow-bar or similar instrument, and shouted at the two occupants of the blue car to get out. When they refused and started to reverse away, the man with the crow-bar hit the windscreen of the Fiesta, causing it to smash. The two men then got back into their car and drove off.
St Ives Road, Hilton – Police received a report of an item of plant equipment seen being towed away from a construction site on St Ives Road at around 1:15 pm on Saturday 20th May. The equipment, initially thought to be a generator, was seen being towed by a quad bike. When officers arrived at the location and carried out a search, an abandoned pressure washer was discovered hidden in bushes down a very muddy track, and this is now identified as the item that was stolen. Investigations are continuing.
Graveley Way, Hilton – An ornamental item of antique farming equipment, a cast-iron dipper, was stolen from outside a house on Graveley Way, Hilton, at some time overnight on Saturday 20th / Sunday 21st May. A second, smaller, dipper was also removed from its place but was abandoned nearby on a lawn.
A14 Galley Hill – Police were called to a collision involving two cars on the A14 at Galley Hill, at around 5:30 pm on Sunday 21st May. There were reports of slight injuries to two of the occupants, and recovery services were needed to remove both vehicles from the scene. All was clear by 7:00 pm.
Manor Road, Hemingford Grey – A white Peugeot van, left open on Manor Road whilst its owner was working at a nearby house, was entered and items stolen from inside at around 2:45 pm on Monday 22nd May. The thief took power tools and a wallet containing cash, cards and other documents before disappearing, unseen.
Suspicious Incidents Reported This Week:
St Ives Road, Hemingford Grey – 1:45 am, Friday 19th May – A resident reported seeing a group of about 5 young persons wearing hooded clothing coming out of the garden of a house on St Ives Road at this very early hour on Friday and walking towards the village. The house was thought to belong to an elderly person. A police patrol attended and carried out a search of the area, but nothing suspicious was found.
Weir Road, Hemingford Grey – 10:15 pm, Friday 19th May – Police received a call reporting an unknown person knocking on the door of a house on Weir Road late on Friday evening. When residents looked outside, two teenage boys denied that it was them and ran off down an alley.
St Margaret’s Road, Wyton – 12:30 pm, Monday 22nd May – A suspicious white Ford Transit Van was spotted in St Margaret’s Road on Monday afternoon, the driver apparently looking at houses. When challenged, he offered the explanation that he was a ‘property developer’ but the van was very shabby and had twigs and leaves protruding from under its back doors.
22/05/2017 17:00 – 23/05/2017 06:00 Payton Way, Waterbeach
Offenders have stolen number plates from a vehicle.
22/05/2017 15:00 – 23/05/2017 09:00 Priest Lane, Willingham
Offenders have caused damage to crops by using a vehicle.
23/05/2017 01:00 – 24/05/2017 08:10 Chariot Way, Orchard Park
Offenders have smashed the rear window of a vehicle stealing items from within.
24/05/2017 10:30 – 24/05/2017 12:00 Bridge Road, Impington
Offender has broken a vehicle window and stolen items from within.
23/05/2017 18:30 – 24/05/2017 18:30 The Stables, Cottenham
Offenders have stolen a trailer from the stable yard.
23/05/2017 22:00 – 24/05/2017 06:30 Cranesbill Close, Orchard Park
Offenders have broken the window of a car.
24/05/2017 17:30 – 25/05/2017 08:10 Ring Fort Road, Orchard Park
Offender has entered a vehicle and stolen equipment from within.
Date Occurred: 25/05/2017 21:00 and 26/05/2017 08:00 Location: Haygate Farm, West Fen Road, Willingham
Description: An unknown offender/s has gained entry to the property by smashing the rear door glass, a hand bag has containing items has been taken.
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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’.