Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 3rd to 9th August:
Factory Bank, Ramsey – A thief unscrewed and stole the number plates from a mini-bus left parked on Factory Bank, Ramsey, at some time during the day on Sunday 5th August. Police will be looking at CCTV footage as part of the investigation. (Ref 35/20186/18)
Bury Road, Ramsey – Police are investigating a road rage incident reported to have happened on Bury Road, Ramsey, at around 6:10 pm on Monday 6th August, in which the driver of a grey car forced another car to stop and then assaulted the driver after a driving dispute on Ramsey High Street. (Ref 35/20469/18)
Herne Road, Ramsey St Mary’s – On Tuesday evening, 7th August, police received a report that road closure and diversion notices at road works on Herne Road, Ramsey St Mary’s, had been repeatedly moved aside by motorists so that traffic was driving along the closed section of road. The information was passed on to the County Council highways department. (Ref CC-07082018-0419)
Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights – Police were notified by the Fire Brigade that they were dealing with a large fire in a field off Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights, on Wednesday afternoon, 8th August, and that Ugg Mere Court Road might need to be closed because of the smoke. However, when officers arrived to assess the situation it was decided that the fire and smoke were well away from the main road and there was no danger to traffic. Up to six fire pumps were needed to deal with the blaze. (Ref CC-08082018-0321)
Benwick Road, Ramsey – Thieves broke into a locked barn at a farm on Benwick Road, Ramsey, at some time between Sunday morning, 5th, and Wednesday evening, 8th August, whilst the owners were away. Tools and machinery were moved around in the barn and several items were stolen. No-one has so far reported noticing anything suspicious in the area at the time. (Ref 35/21032/18)
Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police had to arrange for an articulated lorry to be towed away after it broke down near road works on the Forty Foot Bank on Thursday morning, 9th August. The road had to be closed for a time whilst the incident was dealt with. (Ref CC-09082018-0071)
Bury Road, Ramsey – Police are investigating a second road rage incident reported to have happened on Bury Road, Ramsey, this time at around 4:15 pm on Thursday afternoon, 9th August. The driver of a black car forced another car to stop by pulling in front of it, got out of his car and began shouting at the victim. This followed a verbal altercation over a parking issue in Ramsey town centre a few minutes earlier. The driver of a white van is thought to have filmed the incident on a mobile phone. (Ref 35/21388/18)
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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'.
Chris Shaw, PSV
St Ives Police Station