Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Vandals attack a car at Walsoken

Vandals attack a car at Walsoken - Credit: Archant

Items of gold jewellery were stolen from a property along The Endway, Steeple Bumpstead between October 28 and October 30 after thieves gained entry.

Overnight on October 30, criminal damage was caused to a white BMW One series in Whitehorse Lane, Saffron Walden after vandals kicked off both wing mirrors.

A red and black Apollo Feud men’s mountain bike was stolen from the back garden of a property in Sheds Lane, Saffron Walden overnight on November 1.

Various tools and company security ID passes were stolen from a white Volkswagen van, which was parked in the Travelodge car park at Birchanger services, overnight on November 3. Thieves forced open the side panel door of the vehicle to steal the items, which are valued at £8,000.

Entry was gained to a property off Latchmore Bank, Little Hallingbury between 7.30am and 6.30pm on November 4. It is unknown if anything was taken in the incident.


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Items were removed from the main bedroom of a house in Ardley End, Hatfield Heath, after thieves gained entry between 9am and 7.09pm on November 5.

The bonnet, side wings, front bumper and headlights from the front of a white Ford Transit van were removed overnight on November 6. The vehicle was parked off Latchmore Bank, Little Hallingbury.

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Between 2.30pm and 3pm on October 31, an unknown instrument was used to scratch the front offside wing and front door panels of a black Renault Modus at Birchanger Green services in Dunmow Road, Birchanger.

Thieves gained entry to a secure yard in Hammonds Road, Hatfield Broad Oak between October 30 and November 2 by breaking the padlock. Once inside, access was gained to an outbuilding by using a crow bar to rip a steel door off its hinges. A yellow Caterpillar mini digger, valued at £8,000, was stolen, along with a child’s blue Yamaha PW80 motorbike worth £450, a laser level tripod and staff, costing £650, and a 18V Bosch drill valued at £100.

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