Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

PUBLISHED: 11:23 03 January 2017 | UPDATED: 11:23 03 January 2017

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow crime round-up


The outer pane of a small toilet window at a house in Carters Croft, Ashdon, was smashed between 10pm on December 23 and 9.50am on December 24. Damage was also caused to a window in Carters Croft at around 6.15am on December 28.

An attempt was made to break-in to a black Range Rover, parked on Chelmsford Road, Great Dunmow, between 8.30pm on December 23 and 6.25am on December 24. The plastic around the off-side front door lock was broken off in the incident, but no entry was gained and no other damage was caused.

A black Vauxhall Mokka was scratched along the off-side back door, including the petrol cap, between 5.10am and 3.30pm on Christmas Eve. The vehicle was parked in Audley Road, Saffron Walden.

A rock was thrown from a bridge over the A120 near Felsted on Boxing Day at around 9.45pm, which hit a car on its nearside and dented the roof and cracked the windscreen.

An attempted burglary took place at a bungalow on Coney Acre, Newport, between 2.30pm and 5pm on December 27. Suspects smashed the outer pane of the front ground floor double-glazed window, but did not gain entry.

Criminal damage was caused to a purple Vauxhall Mariva, parked on Cross Street, Saffron Walden, after a clay-like substance was placed on the vehicle between 5pm on Christmas Eve to 11.36am on December 28.

Two deer heads were stolen from a victim’s garden in Long Hide, Leaden Roding, between 2.30pm and 5.10pm on December 28. The deer heads are worth around £100 each.

A grey Mercedes C200 was stolen from The Causeway in Great Dunmow between midnight on Boxing Day and 9.30am on December 29. Suspect is unknown but could have possibly been an invited guest to the house.

Items were stolen from the top box of a brown Volkswagen Caddy, parked in Roman Lane, Stansted, between 7am on December 14 and 3.20pm on December 29.

An attempt was made to break into a shipping container based in a car park at Stortford Road, Little Canfield, by using a crowbar to try to lever the door and a screwdriver to force the lock. Damage was caused but no entry was gained.

Any information about any of these crimes can be reported to police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.


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