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Trailer Theft Near Chippenham

There was a theft of an Ifor Williams Trailer in the Chippenham area on 15th December.  An increase in burglaries in the local area has also been reported. The Police ask to make sure that you are taking steps to secure your property and keep your eyes open for any

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Police Local Burglary Warning

Police have seen a few crimes in Soham over the recent days including a house burglary where electricals and cash were stolen. Some thefts from vehicles where valuables were taken and a theft of a hire van with work tools in it. The stolen van was from “Jolly Good Van

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Burglaries in Burwell

The police have seen a number of house burglaries in Burwell recently. In all of them entry was gained to the property via the rear and then through a forced window/door/patio door etc. Cash, jewellery and valuables were taken. Please make sure that you are taking steps to secure your

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Outdoor Decorations

The police are advising that if you have outdoor decorations you should consider anchoring them to the ground or a strong structure. They have had reports from residents that have had their decorations stolen. Consider cable ties or wire, although both of these methods can be over come relatively easily,

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Look After Your Heating Oil

Theft of heating oil has been an issue for rural areas for some time, but it can be a particular problem at this time of year as home owners get their supplies for the winter months. Coupled with rises in the cost of fuel; oil has become a much more

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Fresh Warning Over Hoax Police Call Scam

POLICE have renewed a warning over fraudsters posing as police officers following another crime. A couple in their 80s from Isleham were the latest victims after they were targeted on Wednesday (October 1). They were called by a man claiming to be a police officer from Hammersmith who said someone

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Tackling Cybercrime

Throughout October the Police Get Closer campaign will be focussing on tackling cybercrime and they need your help in raising awareness of the issue. Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing criminal activities across the world and covers a huge range of illegal activity including financial scams, computer hacking, downloading

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Vehicle Crime

A message from the Police: Vehicle crime is one of our main issues in East Cambs at the moment. We are seeing various vehicle crimes as varied as theft of tools from vans to fuel siphoning. It is occurring day and night so please make sure you are keeping your

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Be Cautious of Traders Who Call at Your Door

Advice from Trading Standards In the last 5 years it is estimated that £1 million has been paid to rogue traders by older residents living in Cambridgeshire. In most cases the rogue trader will have called at the customer’s door offering to do work on their house or garden, and

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Neighbourhood Policing

In Fordham there have been 5 crimes, A shed burglary where garden equipment and power tools taken. A burglary in a dwelling with intent to commit an offence, a patio door was smashed and various items stolen. Theft of a motor vehicle . An interference with a motor vehicle, scratches

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