Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

PUBLISHED: 09:42 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:42 11 April 2017

Weekly crime round-up

Weekly crime round-up


A black Range Rover was stolen after thieves entered a house in Oziers, Elsenham, and took the keys. The incident took place between 11pm on March 31 and 6.35am on April 1.

A purse and contents of a handbag were stolen after the victim was distracted in Hill Street, Saffron Walden, at around midday on April 1.

A television was stolen from a house in Elsenham Road, Stansted, between midnight on March 20 and 7pm on April 1. Thieves also damaged furniture during the burglary.

The driver’s side window of a vehicle parked in Stortford Road, Leaden Roding, was smashed and a panel was removed from the dashboard between 2am on March 30 and 1.40pm on March 31. An attempt was made to steal the vehicle.

Thieves tried to get into a house in Goddard Way, Saffron Walden, between 11.15am and 9.50pm on April 2, but no entry was gained.

The wheel nuts of a vehicle, at Watch House Green, Felsted, were loosened between midday on March 20 and 1.12pm on April 3. This caused the wheel to come off while the victim was driving, resulting in a crash.

A storm drain was stolen from Lime Avenue in Saffron Walden between midnight and 7.30am on April 3.

A black Volkswagen Golf was stolen from a layby in Parsonage Road, Takeley, between 4.30pm on March 30 and 12.33am on April 3.

Two bicycles were stolen from the victim’s garden in High Street, Great Chesterford, between 10pm and 11.55pm on April 2.

A house in Cambridge Road, Stansted, was burgled around 4pm on April 4. The thief entered the home via the back door while the victim was mowing the lawn and stole items.

A generator was stolen from a building site in St Edmunds Lane, Great Dunmow, between 5pm on April 4 and 9am on April 5.

Two copper cylinders and around 30m of copper piping were stolen from a building in Sparrows End, Newport, causing damage in the process. The cost of replacing the items is likely to be £500. The incident took place between midnight on March 29 and 4.45pm on April 5.

A metal sculpture of a girl holding a chicken was stolen from the back garden of a property in Cambridge Road, Stansted, between 2pm on March 19 and 3.30pm on April 5.

The window of a house in Manor Road was smashed using a block of cement between 4.40am and 5.22am on April 5.

A Land Rover Discovery TDI was stolen from Park Street in Thaxted between 6.30am on April 3 and 8.11pm on April 5.

A black Cannondale Quick Hybrid bicycle was stolen from Stanley Road, Great Chesterford, between 5pm on March 31 and 10.43am on April 5.

Around £75 of Red diesel was siphoned from a green and yellow John Deere tractor on premises at Stickling Green, Clavering, between 7.30pm on April 6 and 3pm on April 7.

A safe was stolen from a house in Stansted Road, Elsenham, between midnight on April 6 and 7.49pm on April 7. Thieves smashed a back double glazed window to get in.

All four tyres from a BMW 5 Series, parked in Goddard Way, Saffron Walden, were stolen and thieves propped the car up with pieces of wood. The incident took place between 7pm on April 6 and 6.54am on April 7.

Items were stolen from a garage in School Lane, Takeley, between 11.25am and 7.40pm after thieves kicked the wooden door in.

A GPS system was stolen from a John Deere tractor in Langley Lower Green between midnight on April 6 and 7.06pm on April 7.

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

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