Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


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A blue and red BMW parked on Wicken Road, Newport was keyed overnight on October 28. The damage is estimated at more than £100 as the scratches are from the back quarter panel to the front on both sides.

Entry was gained to a property on Rowntree Way, Saffron Walden between 3pm on November 9 and 11am on November 10. The back PVC door to the property was forced and a search of two bedrooms was conducted. It is unknown what was stolen in the incident.

It is believed a vehicle reversed or drove into a house in Landscape View, Saffron Walden on November 9 between 5pm and 5.30pm. The incident caused a crack in the front wall and damage to the front door.

Thieves broke into a property on Upper Mill Field, Great Dunmow by forcing open the front door between 9am on November 7 and 5.30pm on November 8. Items stolen from inside include; a JVC 42 inch television valued at £500, an Xbox system and games valued at £890, a brown Fender guitar and Fender amplifier worth £400.

The rear swing door of a flatbed Ford Transit was removed while parked on The Street, High Roding. The incident occurred between November 6 and November 9.

On November 7 at 4pm, damage was caused to a fence at Great Dunmow Cricket Club at St Edmunds Lane by smashing a gas cylinder into it.

Damage was caused to a 6ft fence panel on Braintree Road, Great Dunmow overnight on November 9 by throwing a boulder, which was on the footpath, through it.

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Thieves stole two cast iron post boxes from Hatfield Broad Oak and Clavering on November 10.

Entry was gained to a building site on High Easter Road, Barnston overnight on November 10. Items including a plate compacter, Husqvarna disc cutter, and various bricklayers tools were stolen from within.