eCops – Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 12th-25th April

I hope everyone had a good Easter – if you are a sun-lover, it has certainly been a wonderful few days!

Because of the Bank Holiday break, today’s Policing Update is a double-issue, catching up with offences and incidents affecting your community reported to police during the period 12th to 25th April:

Warboys Road, Oldhurst – A resident of Warboys Road, Oldhurst, was the victim of a distraction burglary by two suspects impersonating police officers, on Friday evening, 12th April. The two suspect males were dressed in matching uniforms when they knocked on the victim’s door and stated that they were from the ‘Fraud Squad’. However, once inside the property they were able steal an amount of cash before escaping.

Police were quickly at the scene and searched the village but were unable to find anyone matching the descriptions. However, other residents reported seeing the suspects and investigations into the offences, theft and the impersonation of police officers, are continuing. (Ref 35/25428/19)

Colne Road, Somersham – Thieves stole a skip from a water company installation on Colne Road, Somersham, at some time over the weekend between Friday 12th and Monday 15th April. The rubbish that had been in the skip was left dumped at the site by whoever stole it. (Ref 35/26003/19)

Parkhall Road, Somersham – Money deposited into two charity collection boxes at a shop on Parkhall Road, Somersham, since March has been stolen. The boxes were found empty on Friday 19th April. (Ref 35/27070/19)

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:

Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.

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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