Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

PUBLISHED: 11:52 30 January 2017 | UPDATED: 11:52 30 January 2017

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


A glass window, measuring 2ft by 4ft, was smashed in Dunmow High Street between 8pm on January 20 and 9.30am on January 22.

A chimney plant pot was stolen from outside the front of the victim’s home in Stoney Lane, Thaxted. The crime took place between midnight on December 14 and 2.30pm on January 22.

Damage was caused to footpaths at Stortford Road in Clavering after ten off-road motorcycles were driven at the location. The incident took place between 2pm on January 22 and 12.21pm on January 23.

Three gas bottles were stolen from a field in Rickling Road, Clavering, between 9am on January 22 and 11,20am on January 23.

Four magnetic signs were stolen from the sides of two business vehicles in Ravens Crescent, Felsted, between 5pm on January 20 and 1.50pm on January 23. The vehicles involved were a Ford Transit 350 LWB panel van and a blue Ford Transit tipper.

A mobile phone was stolen from the victim’s bag in Market Street, Saffron Walden, after it was left unattended next to her table. The theft was reported at 8.15am on January 23.

Jewellery was stolen from a house in The Cross, Elsenham, between 8am and 7.44pm on January 24. Thieves jemmied open a kitchen window to get into the property.

An allotment shed at Windmill Hill, Saffron Walden, was broken into between December 12 and January 24. Suspects broke the lock, worth £8, to get in but nothing was stolen.

Items were stolen after a burglary in Mountfitchet Road, Stansted, between 9am and 3.10pm on January 24. The lock to the back lounge window was forced to get in.

Three old Butler sinks were stolen from the front of the victim’s house in Maple Lane, near Wimbish, between 8pm on January 24 and 1.15pm on January 25.

An attempt was made to break into a garden shed at Munson Mill Close, Wimbish, after suspects climbed over the victim’s chain link fence and caused damage to it. The incident took place between midnight on January 23 and 12.32am on January 25.

Various tools and rolls of lead worth £2,500 were stolen from an outhouse in Howlett End between midnight and 6.25am on January 25. Multiple trips were made to steal the goods.

A hydraulic drill was stolen from a shed in Braintree Road, Felsted, after thieves removed the shed door. The theft took place between midnight on January 24 and 11.50am on January 26.

A wheelbarrow was stolen from a garden in Catmere End, Littlebury, between 1.30pm and 7pm on January 27.

A burglary in Woodside Green, Great Hallingbury, took place between 3.30pm on Monday, January 9, and 3pm on Tuesday, January 10. Jewellery and a hand bag were stolen in the incident.

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

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