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Posts Tagged ‘theft’

Bogus burglar alarm calls

by Amanda Taylor on 6 August, 2016

Kate Thwaites, Cambridgeshire Constabulary Community Safety Officer for Cambridge, has sent a warning about bogus burglar alarm sales calls. Earlier this week we received a reported involving a Home Security company cold calling an elderly resident in Cambridge and trying to sell them an alarm system for their home. The salesperson for the company, based […]

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Police report

by Amanda Taylor on 29 August, 2015

The neighbourhood police report a burglary in Gunhild Way this month, with forced entry breaking glass in a back door. There has also been criminal damage in the vicinity of Long Road. Bicycles have been stolen in Holbrook Road (from a shed), Long Road, Hills Road and Addenbrooke’s. The current police priorities for the next […]

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Cycle Theft Alert

by Amanda Taylor on 20 June, 2014

The local police have just sent out the following eCops alert: We have received 17 reports of cycles being stolen in Cambridge over the last 24 hours at the following locations:- North –Arbury Court South – 2 x Speedwell Close, Wulfstan Way, George IV Street, Lucerne Close, Hills Road and Gresham Road East – Argyle […]

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Weekly police report for Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 22 November, 2012

Cycle theft continues to be a problem in Queen Edith’s, with thefts in Marshall Road and Wulfstan Way, as well as near Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Netherhall School. There has been one domestic burglary in Queen Edith’s Way. Once again, the burglar got access with a gardening implement taken from the shed. Police recommend locking garages […]

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Vehicle thefts in Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 9 August, 2012

The South Cambridge Neighbourhood police report just one burglary in Queen Edith’s in the past week: burglars broke into a shed in Long Road last Wednesday and used tools to jemmy open a side window leading to the kitchen. Property was stolen, including valuables and a vehicle. There have been two thefts of motor vehicles […]

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Seven days, three burglaries

by Amanda Taylor on 25 July, 2012

The neighbourhood police report a crime spree in Queen Edith’s, with three domestic burglaries between 11th and 18th July. Sincere sympathies to the people affected. Burglary takes away more than just the goods stolen, and police have just set a new priority of focusing on domestic burglaries in the south of the city – see […]

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Police priorities for South Cambridge

by Amanda Taylor on 17 July, 2012

The South Area meeting at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre last night set five policing priorities for the coming four months: Anti-social behaviour in Cherry Hinton Mini-moto misuse in Cherry Hinton Dangerous driving and parking outside schools in Queen Edith’s SpeedParking at Homerton Childrens Centreing in Church End, Cherry Hinton Domestic burglaries The police recommended […]

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Car crime spree in Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 24 September, 2011

E-Cops report that there have been thefts from vehicles in Queen Edith’s recently. Cars in Topcliffe Way, Beaumont Crescent and Hills Road have been broken into. The police comment: ‘Items taken in some of these crimes include property that has been left on show inside the vehicle. Please make sure you do not make your […]

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