Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


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A quantity of lead was stolen from a builder’s yard in Gaunt’s End, Elsenham between 4pm on June 3 and 4.30am on June 4. The thieves cut a padlock to enter the yard before removing another padlock to the shed.

Criminal damage was caused to the wing mirror and windscreen wiper of a Volvo, parked in Howe Lane, Great Sampford, between June 1 and June 3.

An attempt was made to break into sheds at Elsenham Road, Stansted, on June 6 at 2.40am, by forcing the doors open. The alarm was set off and no access was gained.

Building materials were stolen from a property in Hill Green, Clavering, between 12pm on June 5 and 9am on June 8.

The outer glass of a double glazed back door window was smashed in Warwick Close, Little Easton, between 10pm on June 7 and 10am on June 8.

A mobile phone was stolen from Saffron Walden High Street on June 10 at 2.10pm. The thief entered the area where the victim was working and placed a piece of paper on top of the victim’s mobile phone. The assailant then walked off with both the piece of paper and the mobile phone.

A flatbed trailer was stolen from Browns End Road, Broxted, between 10.45am and 2pm on June 10, after thieves snapped the padlock that was securing it.

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Property was taken from a garden at Quicksie Hill, Arkesden, between May 27 and June 10.

Any information can be reported to police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.