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Weekly Policing Update - Somersham District

Alert message sent 13/03/2020 15:04:00

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 6th to 12th March:

Church Street, Somersham – Police received another report of anti-social behaviour by young people congregating in a car-park on Church Street, Somersham, late on Friday evening, 6th March. The Neighbourhood Policing Team are aware of on-going problems with youths in this area, and the incident has been passed to the Team for them to take note of. (Ref CC-07032020-0009)

High Street, Colne – Police are investigating a break-in and burglary at a house on High Street, Colne, that happened on Tuesday morning, 10th March. Intruders broke in by smashing a kitchen window at the back of the house, then carried out an untidy search before leaving, having stolen cash and items of jewellery. Police have carried out house-to house enquiries at neighbouring properties and investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/17966/20)

B1040 Somersham Road – A police patrol came across a collision involving two cars on the B1040 Somersham Road, Somersham, on Tuesday afternoon, 10th March. Fortunately no-one was reported to be hurt, but one of the cars was badly damaged and needed to be towed away by recovery services. (Ref CC-10032020-0232)

The Lane, Old Hurst – Police received reports of a car in the ditch at The Lane, Old Hurst, on Tuesday evening, 10th March. One person was reported to have been trapped inside for a time, and an ambulance was called, but no-one is thought to have been injured. Recovery services were called to tow the car away. (Ref CC-10032020-0421)

West Newlands, Somersham – Thieves stole the front and rear number plates from a van whilst it was left parked on West Newlands at some time between Tuesday morning and Friday morning, 10th and 13th March. (Ref 35/18732/20)


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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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