Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

PUBLISHED: 10:59 20 February 2017 | UPDATED: 15:46 23 February 2017

Saffron Walden  and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


Criminal damage was caused to a blue Mercedes, parked at Cannons Mead, Stansted, between 4.30pm on February 5 and 9.55am on February 11. A 2ft long groove was made in the driver’s door.

Items were stolen from a house in Bumpstead Road, Hempstead, after a burglary between 10am and 3.40pm on February 11. Thieves smashed the kitchen window to get in.

A burglary took place at a house in Debden Road, Saffron Walden, between 10am on February 11 and 6.25pm on February 12. Thieves smashed the full length glass door at the back of the property to get in and stole items of jewellery from the master bedroom.

Criminal damage was caused to a Fiat 500, parked at Mill Lane, Saffron Walden, at 1am on February 12, after it was keyed.

The front and back number plates of a vehicle were stolen from Loompits Way, Saffron Walden, between 2.30pm and 11pm on February 15.

Both back passenger windows of a vehicle were smashed on Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, between 6am and 7.50pm on February 15.

A burglary took place at a house in Ross Close, Saffron Walden, between midday on February 8 and 5.40pm on February 13. Thieves jemmied open a back kitchen window and performed a messy search of the living room and bedrooms. Several items of jewellery were stolen and a safe was ripped off a wall but not taken.

Heating oil was stolen from a tank in Radwinter Road, Ashdon, sometime between midnight on February 2 and 1.10pm on February 16.

A black Ford Transit Connect was stolen from Stortford Road, Leaden Roding, between 11pm on February 15 and 6.40am on February 16.

A house at Pound Hill, Felsted, was burgled between 10.50am and 10.56am on February 17 after a thief gained smashed a ground floor window to get in and steal items. Entry was also gained to a garage by smashing a window and bicycles were stolen. The thief was disturbed by the occupant and made off in a green car.

Electrical and computer items were stolen after a burglary in Beeches Close, Saffron Walden, between 8am on February 13 and 8.10pm on February 17. Thieves forced entry to the house through the back French windows.

A burglary took place in Bentfield Green, Stansted, between 6.45pm and 7pm on February 17. The conservatory window was forced to gain entry and an alarm box was taken off the wall and stolen. Nothing else was taken in the incident.

A container at Onslow Green, Barnston, was broken into between 2pm on February 12 and 11.10 on February 13. Thieves used cutters to remove the padlock and stolen items from within.

A grey Volvo, parked at Crow Street, Henham, was broken into between midnight and 9am on February 13. A set of house of house keys were taken from inside the vehicle.

A garage in Thaxted Road, Wimbish, was broken into between 10am and 7.10pm on February 13. The bottom panel of the wooden side door was forced, causing damage. Items were stolen from within.

Thieves got the lock from a container in Old Mead Lane, Henham, and stole items from within. The incident took place between 3.30pm on February 13 and 8.40am on February 14.

A deep wavy line was scratched across the nearside front and back door of a blue Peugeot 106, parked at Cannons Mead, Stansted, between 8.10pm on February 13 and 11.46am on February 14.

A chainsaw was stolen from a stable in Church End, Henham, between midnight on February 10 and 10.40am on February 14.

Around 80 metres of wood and chicken wire fencing was damaged at Latchmore Bank, Little Hallingbury, between 5pm on February 14 and 1.25pm on February 15. A silver Mazda Demio, parked at Chalk Farm Lane, Newport, was broken into between 7am and 6.53pm on February 15.

A 5 inch scratch was caused along the side panel of a black Fiat 500, which was parked in Russell Francis Way, Takeley, between 11am and 9.42pm on February 16.

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


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