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Weekly Policing Update - Somersham District

Alert message sent 09/02/2020 15:34:00

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Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –

A couple of days later than normal, and at the height of Storm Ciara, here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 31st January to 8th February:

High Street, Somersham – Vandals damaged and removed a notice board attached to railings at a bus shelter on Somersham High Street at some time between Saturday 1st and Tuesday 4th February. (Ref 35/9448/20)

Traffic Collisions – Police attended three traffic collisions in the District on Thursday 6th February:

  • Pidley Sheep Lane – 8:00 am – a single car left the road, ending up in a field and requiring recovery. Fortunately no-one was hurt. (CC-06022020-0070)

  • Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst – 5:00 pm - a van and two cars collided, blocking the road for a time until recovery services arrived to tow them away. Thankfully no-one was hurt. (Ref CC-06022020-0351)

  • School Road, Broughton – 6:30 pm – Two cars collided, leaving one in the ditch requiring recovery and the other on the road. Fortunately no-one was hurt. (Ref CC-06022020-0420)

Church Street, Somersham – Police received an on-line report of anti-social behaviour by a group of teenagers in the Church Street area of Somersham on Friday evening, 7th February. The teenagers, five on bicycles and two on motor-bikes, had been seen riding amongst traffic without lights, swerving, doing wheelies and posing a hazard, as well as shouting at passers-by and motorists who challenged them. (Ref 35/9678/20)
And Finally – Police Consultation Reminder:
The consultation process on the proposed changes in Policing in Cambridgeshire is now open. More information and a questionnaire are available by following this link:

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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)

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