Weekly crime round-up for Uttlesford

PUBLISHED: 12:57 14 March 2017

Weekly crime round-up

Weekly crime round-up


A round-up of crimes reported in Uttlesford in the past week.

A bag containing £12,000 was taken from a property in Newbiggen Street, Thaxted between 2.30am on Thursday, March 2. and 8.50pm on Friday, March 3

Unknown suspects gained entry to the property by forcing the upstairs rear bedroom window.

A blue BMW 528I and a black Renault Captur were scratched while parked on Ansgar Road, Saffron Walden between 10pm on Friday, March 3 and 2.10pm on Saturday, March 4.

The Renault received key scratches to the side panels, front offside panels, drivers door and rear passenger nearside door while parked outside the victims property.

The BMW was scratched with an unknown implement, leaving a continuous line along the offside doors and rear panel while parked on the road.

A blue Volkswagen Polo was scratched on the drivers side by means unknown between 5.40pm on Friday, March 3 and 3pm the following day while parked in Little Larchmount, Saffron Walden.

Unknown suspects caused damage to a black Volvo V60 by scratching the nearside doors and rear panel with an unknown implement in Harvey Way between 8pm on Friday, March 3 and 9.20 the following morning.

Plastic bollards, wooden fencing and a gate were removed from a property on Audley End Road, set alight and destroyed between 4pm on Wednesday, March 8 and 11.15am on Thursday, March 9.

Cash was taken from a dispenser on Radwinter Road in Saffron Walden on Friday, March 3. The victim had used the cash point to withdraw money and left the cash in the dispenser. An unknown suspect took the cash once the victim left and kept it.

A wall in Little Walden Road has been graffitied on two occasions. On the first instance a smiley face was drawn and on the most recent occasion a ten inch green triangle with a circle inside was drawn on the wall.

An attempted burglary took place at Vicarage Mead Bungalows, Thaxted, between 11.30am and 3pm on Thursday, March 9.

Suspects attempted to force entry to the victims garage, causing damage to the lock.

Several thefts from parked cars took place in The Chesterfords between Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9.

Items were removed from a black Audi A5 parked on Pilgrim Close between 2am and 2pm on Thursday, March 9 and a jacket was stolen from the front seat of an unlocked car on Carmel Street between 7pm Wednesday, March 8 and 8am the following morning.

The jacket was later found down the street.

An unknown suspect gained entry to a white Toyota Verso parked unattended on High Street between 8.30pm on Wednesday, March 8 and 8.25am the following morning.

An untidy search of the vehicle was conducted and the victims laptop was stolen.

Waste oil was stolen from a premises in Newport by unknown means between 7am and 11.45 on Wednesday, March 8.

The upstairs of a property on The Broadway, Great Dunmow was ransacked during a burglary which took place between 10.15am and 3.10pm on Wednesday, March 8.

It is unknown if anything was taken at the time.

A jet washer worth £3,500 was stolen from a site on Ongar Road, Great Dunmow between 6pm on Monday, March 6 and 8am the following morning.

The suspect gained entry to the sit by undoing the clips on the secure gate using unknown tool. The gate was not damaged.

Fencing was removed and damaged at the rear of the Farm Shop at The Rodings on Sunday, March 5. It is believed this damage was caused while the suspects were hare coursing on the land.

The fencing was damaged as the individuals were trying to leave the property.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents or for crime prevention advice can contact the appropriate police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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