Residents warned to be vigilant following spate of shed and garage burglaries

15:06 09 April 2014

Archant

Residents are being urged to be vigilant following a spate of shed and garage burglaries.

A total of 13 outbuildings have been broken into over the past few days in Linton, Longstanton and Fen Drayton - with thieves targeting sports equipment and tools.

In one incident, a stone statue of a golfer was taken from a garden in Station Road, Longstanton.

Detective Inspector Mark Smith said: “I would urge people to keep an eye out for suspicious activity. We are increasing patrols in the area but would appeal to anyone with information about the break-ins, or have been offered the items for sale, to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

0 comments

More news stories

Police, ambulance and fire crews are at the scene of a suspected chemical incident in Saffron Walden this evening (May 31).

Fire crews were called to an outbuilding fire in Henham on bank holiday Monday

Firefighters were called to a blaze in Henham just after 5am on bank holiday Monday when an outbuilding caught fire.

The overturned car in Clavering. Pic: Essex Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters had to cut a woman out of her overturned car following a crash which saw the vehicle end up in a field in Clavering.

The team which took on the Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Saffron Walden student nurse Lisa Day

Family and friends of former Saffron Walden County High School student Lisa Day, who died while waiting over four and a half hours for an ambulance, completed the Three Peaks Challenge in her memory this month.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Saffron Walden Reporter e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up