eCops – Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 18th to 24th August

ecopsE-cops imageHere is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 18th to 24th August:


West End, Somersham – Police are investigating a break-in and burglary at the garage of a house on West End, Somersham, that took place at 5:30 am on Friday 18th August. Thieves forced open a wooded side door on the garage, carried out a search inside and then left through the main garage door, having stolen electric power tools and hand tools. Images of two suspects leaving were caught on CCTV.  Police have carried out enquiries with neighbours and are looking into reports that a suspicious car was seen in the area at the time. (Ref CF0473520817)

Fen Road, Pidley – A lady’s purse is thought to have been stolen by an opportunistic thief when it was inadvertently left in toilets at a golf course on Fen Road, Pidley, on Sunday afternoon, 20th August. When the owner realised she had forgotten to pick up the purse, she returned to the toilets to look for it but it was no longer there, and no one has handed it in at the reception desk. The black purse contained cash, cards and other documents. (Ref CF0479300817)


West End, Somersham – Police received a report of two men seen behaving suspiciously around houses on West End, Somersham, late on Sunday evening, 20th August. The men had been seen using torches and looking into houses and driveways. A police patrol was dispatched and officers carried out a search of the area, but no-one suspicious was found. (Ref CC-20082017-0582)

Police are also investigating a report that an intruder was seen in the garden of a house on West End at around the same time on Sunday evening, 20th August. (Ref CC-21082017-0246)


Oldhurst Road, Woodhurst – Police were called to a road incident on Oldhust Road, Woodhurst, at 11:30 am on Wednesday 23rd August, in which a motorcyclist had come off his machine and was reported to be lying injured in the road. An ambulance was called and officers traced the identity and address of the rider in order to let his family know. Meanwhile, recovery services removed the damaged machine from the scene. Fortunately, the motorcyclist’s injuries were described as only slight. (Ref CC-23082017-0166)


High Street, Colne – Police were called to High Street, Colne, at around 7:30 pm on Thursday evening, 24th August, following a report of a mains gas leak caused by an incident involving a car. The gas company was called and plans were made to close the road if necessary, but unfortunately no more details about the incident are available. (Ref CC-24082017-0439)


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