Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 9th to 15th March

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Crime Update 5


Here is our regular summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 9th to 15th March:

Earith Road, Colne – Thieves interfered with equipment on a building site on Earith Road, Colne, during the night of Tuesday 13th / Wednesday 14th March. The fuel cap on a digger was removed and a small amount of diesel was stolen, and a wheel-barrow was taken, later found abandoned on a footpath half a mile away. (Ref CF0139240318)

Chatteris Road, Somersham – Police received a report of possible hare-coursers seen on land near the B1050 Chatteris Road out of Somersham on Monday afternoon, 12th March. A man with two dogs was spotted in a field and a white four-by-four was seen going up and down a tarmac drove west of the main road. When police searched the area, tracks were found heading towards Somersham, but there was no sign of the vehicle itself. Police issued an alert to Countryside Watch. (Ref CC-12032018-0303)

To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:


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’.


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