Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


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Entry was gained to a property in Frambury Lane, Saffron Walden between 2.15pm and 5.20pm on September 25 after suspects smashed the rear doors and conducted a search of the upstairs bedrooms. Nothing was taken.

Vandals caused damage to two areas of the pitch at Saffron Walden Cricket Club by setting light to twigs and branches between September 26 and 27.

A green Triumph convertible was stolen from Old Street Hill, in Hatfield Heath between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on September 27.

Overnight on September 27, suspects attempted to gain access to a property in Conifer Way, Dunmow, causing £200 worth of damage to the catch of the kitchen window. No tool marks were seen and no entry was gained.

A Vauxhall Astra was stolen from High Easter Road, Dunmow, while the owner had parked and gone for a walk. The incident occurred between 7.30am and 8.15am on September 29.

Between 9.30am and 3.45pm on September 29, jewellery and cash valued at around £2,100 was stolen from a property in the Mole Hill Green area of Takeley. Thieves gained entry via an insecure back door before removing a panel to get further inside the house. They then used an instrument to break the door glass, and gain access to the whole premises.

Suspects attempted to gain access to a property in the Tilekiln Green area of Great Hallingbury between 7.05am and 3.50pm on September 29 by smashing glass of a double glazed window and one of the French doors of the conversatory.

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Between 12.30pm and 5.45pm on September 29, suspects attempted to gain entry to a secure property in Sycamore Close, Takeley, by forcing the bottom panel of a wooden front door by means unknown. No access was gained.

Cash and jewellery were stolen from a property in the Collops Road area of Stebbing between 7.55am and 10.15am on October 1. Once inside, thieves conducted a messy search of the upstairs and a partial search of downstairs.

A laptop and items of jewellery were stolen from a property in Woodside Green, Great Hallingbury between September 26 and October 1, after thieves gained entry by breaking the glass of a rear window by the back door.

If you have any information about any of these incidents, please call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.