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Weekly Policing Update - Somersham District

Alert message sent 28/02/2020 12:25:00

Information sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Good Afternoon, Somersham District Members –

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 21st to 27th February:

St Ives Road, Somersham – There was a break-in at a house on St Ives Road, Somersham, at some time around the middle of the day on Monday 24th February. Intruders entered by smashing the glass in a side door, then carried out an untidy search before leaving. Neighbours were alerted by noticing unusual circumstances and raised the alarm, and it is thought that the intruders were disturbed and fled, escaping through a rear window. Police are following up reports of suspicious persons seen in the area and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/13990/20)
St Ives Road, Somersham – Police received a report of a suspicious incident at a house on St Ives Road, Somersham, that happened just after midnight early on Thursday morning 27th February, recorded on a doorbell CCTV system. Cameras recorded pictures of two males with hats and scarves around their faces and carrying torches walking up to the front door, peering through the glass and shining a light through the window. They then moved to the back of the house and peered through rear windows before leaving the back garden by jumping over a wall and driving off in a silver four-by-four vehicle. (Ref CC-27022020-0105)
The Cross, Somersham – Police received a report of anti-social behaviour by a group of teenagers congregated at The Cross, Somersham, on Tuesday evening, 25th February. The youths were reportedly revving motorcycle engines, being intimidating and throwing milk bottles around. Officers scheduled a visit for the following day, Wednesday 26th February, but all was quiet when patrols passed through the village twice during the evening. However, the Neighbourhood Policing Team are aware that there is an on-going problem with antisocial behaviour at this location. (Ref CC-25022020-0443)
Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst – Police received a report of a single car in the ditch on Wheatsheaf Road, Woodhurst, on Wednesday morning, 26th February. One person was inside but fortunately was unhurt, and arrangements were made to tow the car away. (Ref CC-26022020-0086)
Fen Road, Pidley – A garage at a house on Fen Road, Pidley, was broken into and burgled at some time overnight on Wednesday 26th / Thursday 27th February. Intruders forced open the garage door and then an internal door to get into a storage area and left having stolen power tools and gardening equipment. Police hope that CCTV footage will help in the investigation. (Ref 35/14767/20)

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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