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Weekly Policing Update - Somersham District

Alert message sent 14/02/2020 18:03:00

Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Good Evening, Somersham District Members –

Storm Ciara caused lots of damage to fencing and trees across the district at the weekend, and police responded to numerous weather-related calls. Here is our weekly summary of other offences and incidents, reported during the period 9th to 13th February:

The Heath, Woodhurst – Police are investigating a break-in and burglary at business premises at The Heath, Woodhurst, discovered at midday on Wednesday 12th February. The owners reported that intruders had broken in through a back door and had caused a lot of damage inside. There was also evidence that someone had been squatting there, with the remains of a fire and food discovered in one room. Scenes-of-crime officers have attended and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/10877/20)

Somersham Road, Pidley – Police were called to a collision between a car and a van on Somersham Road, Pidley, on Thursday evening, 13th February. Some slight injuries were report and both vehicles needed to be towed away from the scene. (Ref CC-13022020-0364)

Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst – The Fire Brigade were called to deal with blazes in two piles of tree-cuttings on Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst, on Thursday evening, 13th February. The incident is being treated as arson. (Ref CC-13022020-0421)

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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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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