Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members
Covid-19 National Lockdown Reminder:
Advice from HM Government –
Don’t Forget – Around 1 in 3 people who have the virus have no symptoms and could be spreading it without realising.
Follow the rules:
“Stay Home – Protect the NHS – Save Lives”
“Hands – Face – Space”
Full details are on the Government web-site:
Meanwhile, here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 8th to 14th January:
Chatteris Road, Somersham – Hare-coursers are thought to have cut the lock off a farm gate on Chatteris Road on Sunday afternoon, 10th January. Coursers had been seen on nearby fields earlier in the day. (Ref 35/1926/21)
Warner’s Drove, Somersham – Thieves stole three commercial batteries from an industrial unit on Warner’s Drove at some time overnight on Monday 11th / Tuesday 12th January. (Ref 35/2314/21)
Long Drove, Somersham – Police searched the area around Long Drove on Wednesday afternoon following a report of hare-coursers seen on a nearby ploughed field. However, a vehicle was last seen heading towards Chatteris and no trace of the man or his dog was found. (Ref CC-13012021-0198)
Fen Road, Pidley – Two suspects were disturbed in the act of trying to steal two large cast-iron planters from outside business premises on Fen Road on Wednesday evening, 13th January. When challenged, the two ran off. (Ref 35/2393/21)
Bridge Road, Broughton – Police received reports of flooding in Broughton after heavy rain on Thursday morning, 14th January, particularly on Bridge Road where at least one car was already abandoned. However the Highways Authority was already aware and warning signs and cones had already been put out. (Ref CC-14012021-0108)
Fenton Road, Fenton – The road between Fenton and Pidley was reported to be flooded on Thursday evening, 14th January. However a police patrol assessed that the road was still passable with care and that the flooding was more of a large puddle. (Ref CC-14012021-0381)
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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’.