Friday, 17 February 2012

E-Cops Weekly Update 17-FEB-2012


On Monday 15th February 2012, at approximately 16:05 hrs, a male shoplifter was detained at Tesco in Bar Hill until police arrived. The male offender has entered the store, selected two bottles of Jack Whisky, wrapped aluminium foil around the security tags, placed the bottles in a store basket and then concealed in his bag. The offender was interviewed by police, and was given a Fixed Penalty Notice of £80.

Between 12:30hrs and 13:13hrs on Wednesday 15th February, there was a report of a dwelling burglary in Park Lane, Dry Drayton. Between stated times unknown offender(s) have entered a four bedroom detached house by forcing a ground floor kitchen window open at the rear of the property. A claw hammer was found below the window and appears to have been the tool used. An untidy search of most rooms was carried out. An Ipad, some cash and a credit card was taken. This crime is currently under investigation, if anyone saw this happen or saw any suspicious vehicle(s) or persons in the village, please either reply to this email or ring 101 and let us know.

On Sunday 22nd January there was an attempted theft from Bar Hill Tesco. Three Lithuanian men entered the store, walked up to the computer equipment, and attempted to steal a laptop valued at £549. These men were challenged by Tesco security officers, they left the laptop behind in the store, and were asked to leave. PCSO Mani seized the laptop for forensics, and carried out the necessary enquiries. The male that removed the laptop was known to the police. He was arrested at later date, and went to court on Wednesday 15th February. As a result the male was sent to prison for a three month sentence.

PCSO Mani has continued with high visibility patrols, and has responded to any public complaints that have been received. He has also attended Bar Hill Parish Council meeting on Thursday 16 February and after consulting with a number of residents at the meeting, pleased to report that there were no issues raised.

If you wish to report any other crime, suspicious behaviour or activity please rings our non-emergency number, 101. If you believe that a crime is in progress please ring 999. We also welcome anyone to contact us by replying to this email if you wish to let us know of any issues you may be experiencing.

Kind regards

PC PCSO Bujar Mani & PC Claire Reeves
Histon Safer Neighbourhood Team