Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

PUBLISHED: 12:54 03 April 2017 | UPDATED: 12:54 03 April 2017

Weekly crime round-up

Weekly crime round-up


The front and back number plates of a white Ford Transit van, parked in The Avenue, Great Dunmow, were stolen between 8pm on March 24 and 8.10am on March 25.

Four wooden fence posts were stolen from a back garden in The Glebe, Saffron Walden, causing damage. The theft took place between 9.30am and 2.26pm on March 25.

The front number plate of a grey Honda Civic was stolen and damage was caused to the back in an attempt to remove it in High Street, Dunmow. The incident took place between 5.15pm on March 25 and 11.26am on March 26.

The boot door and parcel shelf of a blue Citroen Saxo was stolen between midnight and midday on March 26. The vehicle was parked in Horn Book, Saffron Walden.

The front and back number plates from a black Fiat 500, parked in Ramsey Drive, Little Canfield, were stolen between 4am on March 24 and 7.30am on March 26.

A black Audi A6, parked in Hazel Close, Great Dunmow, was scratched down to the bare metal on its off-side and driver’s door.

The bonnet of a Renault Trafic van, in Church Road, Stansted, was forced up in an attempt to steal the battery. A battery was stolen from the victim’s forklift and digger.

A burglary took place in Brook Road, Stansted, when thieves smashed glass in the back door of the house to get in. The incident happened between 1.30pm and 4pm on March 28.

A white Ford Transit van was stolen, with all the victim’s personal tools inside, between 10pm on March 27 and 5am on March 28. The van was parked at Stortford Road, Leaden Roding.

Cash was stolen in a house burglary in Whiteditch Lane, Newport, between midday and 7.30pm on March 29.

Damage was caused to a fence with a football on Winstanley Road, Saffron Walden, between midnight on March 27 and 9pm on March 29.

Two plant pots and a hose reel were stolen from a front garden in Frenches Green, Felsted, between 2pm and 6.05pm on March 30.

An Aprilia motorbike was stolen from a driveway in Woodside, Newport, between 11.30pm on March 28 and 12.15pm on March 30.

A trench rammer was stolen from a trailer by cutting off the chain on Great Canfield Road, Takeley, between midnight on March 24 and 10am on March 30.

Items were stolen from an outbuilding in Manor Lane, Great Chesterford, between 4pm on March 28 and 9.10pm on March 30.

A skip, containing scrap from the victim’s business in Jenkins Drive, Elsenham, was stolen between 5.07am and 9.20am on March 31.

A red Ford Focus estate was stolen from Gypsy Lane, Felsted, between 10am on March 29 and 5.52pm on March 31.

Equipment, worth around £4,000, was stolen from a building in Monk Street, Thaxted, between 3pm on March 29 and 6.30pm on March 30.

A number of items were stolen from a shed in Top Road, Wimbish, after thieves forced the door between midday on March 30 and 9.16am on March 31. Entry was also gained to a garage, with items stolen.

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


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