Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden  and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


Two notices were removed from outside the victim’s house in Well Green Close, Saffron Walden, and were burnt on a small pile of charcoal next to the victim’s garden fence. No damage was caused to the fence. The incident between 5pm on February 3 and 4.30pm on February 4.

A Toshiba laptop was stolen from the back seat of a Mini Countryman, parked in Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath, between 1pm on January 12 and 10.50am on February 6.

The back window of a black Volkswagen Golf, parked in Ashdon Road, Saffron Walden, was smashed between 8pm on February 5 and 7.38am on February 6.

Several items were stolen from a garage in Grove Hill, Stansted, after thieves broke in between midnight on February 3 and 9pm on February 6.

An orange Kubota mini digger, worth £8,000, was stolen from from a development site at Barnards Field in Thaxted between 4.30pm on February 3 and 8am on February 6. It is believed thieves used a grabber as the vehicle was blocked in by other heavy equipment.

Scratches were made to a red Fiat 500, which was parked at Radwinter Road, Ashdon, between midnight on February 1 and 12.54pm on February 8.

A red Ducati 1098 motorcycle was stolen from a garage in Frenches Green, Felsted, after thieves broke into the house and used the fob to open the garage door between 8.45am and 5.10pm on February 9. Items were also stolen from inside the house and the thieves got in by removing a back ground floor UPVC window.

An attempted burglary took place at a building in The Arches in Hill Street, Saffron Walden, when suspects tried to force the locks and door frame. They were unsuccessful and nothing was stolen. The incident took place between 6.35pm on February 8 and 1.50pm on February 9.

A purse was stolen from a victim’s bag while she was shopping in a store in Hill Street between 12.20pm and 12.42pm on February 9.

Thieves stole the key safe box, which was located on the wall outside the property in Park Road, Stansted. The incident took place between midnight on February 5 and 8.11pm on February 9.

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

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