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Weekly Policing Update - Warboys and Bury District

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Good Afternoon, Warboys and Bury District Members –

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 5th to 11th November:

High Fen Crooked Drove – Police issued an alert to patrols in the area of High Fen Crooked Drove to be on the lookout for a suspect vehicle, possibly a blue Honda, after receiving a report of suspected hare-coursers operating on nearby fields, on Wednesday afternoon, 6th November. (Ref CC-06112019-0276)

A141 Tick Fen, Warboys – Police were called to an incident on the A141 at Tick Fen at 6:30 am on Thursday morning, 7th November, where a single car had left the road and crashed into a ditch. Fire and ambulance services were also alerted but fortunately no-one was hurt and they were not needed. (Ref CC-07112019-0055)

High Fen Straight Drove – Police searched the area along the A141 at High Fen Straight Drove on Thursday morning, 7th November, following a report of three men with dogs in a pale blue off-road vehicle, possibly a Toyota, seen hare-coursing on nearby fields. They had last been seen heading towards Chatteris, but unfortunately police were not able to locate them. (Ref CC-07112019-0129)

A141 Heath Road – Police responded to another report of hare-coursers on land off Heath Road, Warboys, this time at Saturday lunchtime, 9th November. Four men with four dogs in a red Jeep had been seen on a track near the wind turbines, but all was quiet when officers arrived and searched the area. (Ref CC-09112019-0215)

Mill Green, Warboys – Police were called to an incident on Mill Green, Warboys, on Saturday afternoon, 9th November, in which a car collided with a pedestrian. The injured person was taken to hospital for precautionary checks whilst the driver was escorted home. (Ref CC-09112019-0282)

Station Road, Warboys – Security staff at an industrial unit on Station Road, Warboys, reported an intruder on the premises in the early hours of Sunday morning, 10th November. A male wearing jeans, a black fleece and a blue woolly hat was spotted in the yard and recorded on CCTV, but unfortunately when officers arrived, no trace of the person could be found. The site was checked but there were no signs of damage or theft. (Ref CC-10112019-0025)

Humberdale Way Area, Warboys – Police are investigating three incidents reported in the Humberdale Way area of Warboys on Sunday morning, 10th November, in which two residents are believed to have been shot at by someone with an air-rifle whilst working in their gardens. One victim was raking up leaves and felt a sharp pain on the shoulder, whilst the second victim was hit by a pellet on the hand and a second pellet just missed a few seconds later. Investigations into the incidents, presumed to be linked, are continuing. (Refs 35/80450/19, 35/80498/19 and 35/80571/19)

Orchard Close, Warboys – Police were called to Orchard Close, Warboys, on Sunday evening, 10th November, following a report of a male walking along the road in the dark and behaving in a manner likely to endanger himself. Officers located the man and offered to take him home, but he refused and became aggressive, assaulting one of the officers and punching the police car. He was arrested and taken to hospital for medical checks. (Ref 35/80586/19)

Fenside Road, Warboys – Thieves broke through asbestos sheeting to enter a farm building on Fenside Road, Warboys, at some time between Friday morning, 8th, and Monday lunchtime, 11th November, then kicked in an internal door to steal a Yamaha off-road bike. Scenes-of-crime officers have attended and investigations are on-going. (Ref 35/80941/19)


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'.

Best Wishes,

Chris Shaw, PSV

St Ives Police Station
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