Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up
A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Newbiggen Street, Thaxted, at around 2.30am on Thursday, March 2. An upstairs window was forced open and a five-figure sum of cash was stolen.
Two mountain bikes and a set of golf clubs were stolen from a garage in Bedlars Green, Great Hallingbury, between midnight on March 3 and 8.55am on March 11. Thieves broke off a bolt lock on the garage to get in.
An attempt was made to get into a building on School Road, Felsted, between 5.45pm on March 9 and 9pm on March 10, and damage was caused to a window at the premises.
Symbols were drawn on a door in New Street, Great Dunmow, between 1pm and 1.26pm on March 11. The victim attempted to remove these but damage was caused to the door.
Around £500 worth of damage was caused to crops in Church Street, Littlebury, between 6pm on March 9 and 7pm on March 10.
Criminal damage was caused to a white BMW 318 after a brick was thrown through the front nearside window. The car was parked at Debden Road, Newport, and the incident took place between 7am on March 10 and 3pm on March 11.
A blue Audi S5 was stolen after thieves broke into the house at Bardfield End Green, Thaxted, between 4.54pm and 4.57pm on March 11. Thieves forced a back ground floor window with a shovel before taking the keys to the vehicle from inside. The car was then taken off the driveway.
A garage in Stanley Road, Great Chesterford, was broken into between 9.30am on March 8 and 10.15am on March 11. A messy search was conducted and items were stolen.
A bicycle was stolen from Tilekiln Green, Great Hallingbury, between 3pm on March 10 and 6.20pm on March 12.
The front and back number plates were stolen from a Fiat Punto in Tanton Road, Flitch Green, between 10.30am on March 11 and 3.55pm on March 12.
The boiler room window at a building in Cambridge Road, Newport, was smashed between 5.30pm on March 11 and 8.50am on March 12. Damage was caused but nothing was taken in the incident.
A football hit a hanging basket at Priory Drive, Stansted, at around 5.45pm on March 11, causing it to fall and break.
A bird table was stolen from Blossom Hill Drive, Henham, between midnight on March 10 and 5pm on March 13.
A shed roof was damaged in Church Street, Henham, after dents were caused. The incident took place between midnight on February 27 and 10.15 on March 13. A boiler unit was stolen from a house in Tanton Road, Flitch Green, between 3pm on March 11 and 4.27pm on March 13. A crow bar was used to break in through the back French doors.
The front and back number plates from a silver Volkswagen Golf, parked at Station Road, Newport, were stolen between midnight on March 13 and 2.12pm on March 14.
Motorbikes were driven onto land at High Cross Lane, Little Canfield, causing damage to crops. The incident took place between 1.55pm on March 12 and 11.15am on March 13.
Thieves broke into a garage shed and victim’s silver Audi at Carmel Street, Great Chesterford, between 8pm on March 8 and 1.26pm on March 14. Items were stolen in the incident.
A crowbar was used to jemmy the side sliding door of the victim’s blue Volkswagen Caddy van, parked in Green Road, Newport. Tools were stolen from inside the vehicle in the incident, which took place between 6.30pm on March 15 and 12.23pm on March 16.
Items were stolen from a grey Ford Transit van, parked at Landscape View, Saffron Walden, between 11pm on March 15 and 7.40am on March 16.
Four hanging baskets, containing artificial plants, were stolen from outside a house in Castle Cross, Saffron Walden, between 11pm on March 15 and 9am on March 16.
A man had his wallet stolen at Terminal Road North, Stansted Airport, on March 14, while he was paying for a bus ticket. The victim put his wallet to the side of the kiosk and it was taken.
A house in Borough Lane, Saffron Walden, was burgled between 12.45pm and 1.55pm on March 17. Thieves forced the back door and damaged the wooden frame and lock. Items were stolen.
The front door of a house in Dunmow Road, Thaxted, was forced between 5pm on March 15 and 7pm on March 16 and a messy search was conducted. It is unknown if anything was stolen in the incident.
Any information about any of these crimes can be reported to police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.