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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 9th to 15th October:

Upwood Road, Bury – CCTV recorded pictures of three suspects entering a construction site on Upwood Road, Bury, late on Thursday evening, 8th October, and stealing a mini-digger breaker attachment worth several thousand pounds. Pictures show the males lifting the heavy object and then carrying it off site. (Ref 35/68829/20)

Shillow Hill, B1040 – Police received several reports of a blue Honda car crashed into a field adjacent to Shillow Hill on the B1040 on Saturday evening, 10th October. Police traced the registered owner who confirmed that he had lost control and crashed the car but that no-one was hurt and recovery services were attempting to get into the field to tow it away. (Ref CC-10102020-0359)

Fenton Road, Warboys – There was a collision between two cars on Fenton Road, Warboys, at midday on Sunday 11th October. Fortunately no-one was hurt although one car needed to be towed away by recovery services. (Ref CC-11102020-0169)

Mahaddie Way Area, Warboys – Police received a report of on-going problems with antisocial behaviour by youths in the Mahaddie Way area of Warboys, on Monday 12th October. The youths throw stones at houses and knock on doors before running away, causing distress to residents. The Neighbourhood Policing Team are aware of the problem and are looking into it. (Ref 35/69548/20)

B1040 Wistow - Police had to close the B1040 between Warboys and Ramsey for a time on Wednesday morning, 14th October, following a collision between a car and a pick-up truck. Ambulance and fire crews were also called and one person needed to be taken to hospital. The road was reopened when recovery services had removed one damaged vehicle. (Ref CC-14102020-0092)

Upwood Road, Bury – Three suspects entered a construction site on Upwood Road, Bury, in the early hours of Thursday 15th October, opened a storage container and stole a number of tools and pieces of equipment from inside. The incident was caught on CCTV and officers were quickly at the scene, searching the surrounding area and following up on reports of suspicious persons seen running through nearby gardens. One suspicious vehicle found parked on Valiant Square was seized and towed away for analysis. (Ref 35/70179/20)
Police Appeal For Information:
Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying three people who were involved in an attempted burglary at a shop on Market Hill, St Ives, on Monday morning, 5th October.
Two men were seen getting out of a white Seat car that drew up outside the premises of ‘St Ives News’ at around 10:30 pm, and began trying to smash the doors and windows. However, they fled back to the car and drove off when passers-by shouted at them.
More information and pictures are on the police web-site at:
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police using any of the methods listed at the end of this report, quoting Reference 35/67898/20
And Finally – Latest Coronavirus Information:
The Government’s new three-tier Covid Alert Structure came into effect on Wednesday 14th October. At the time of writing (Friday afternoon), Huntingdonshire falls into the MEDIUM alert category.
Information on the new structure and the restrictions that apply to each level can be found on the Government web-site at:


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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