Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up


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The back windscreen of a vehicle was smashed in Usterdale Road, Saffron Walden, between 6pm on July 8 and 11.30am on July 9.

The garage door of a building in Mill Road, Felsted, was forced open between 9.30pm on July 9 and 8.30am on July 10, and property was stolen from within.

A black Kawasaki KLX125 motorbike was stolen from North Street, Great Dunmow, between 12.30pm and 1pm on July 9.

A person entered Linsells convenience store in Station Road, Felsted, on June 22 at 9pm, and selected items from the shop. The person then left without making any attempt to pay for the goods.

Criminal damage was caused to a motorbike in White Street, Dunmow, on July 10 at 1am, after suspects pushed and jumped on the motorcycle, causing the front panel to fly off.

A white Ford Transit was stolen from Ardley End, in Hatfield Heath, between 11.50pm on July 10 and 8.15am on July 11. The vehicle was taken from outside the owner’s address.

A portion of a hedge was removed from an address in Petts Lane, Little Walden, on July 4 at 12pm.

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A black Nissan Qashqai, parked on Spruce Avenue, Dunmow, was broken into between 6pm on July 11 and 6.30am on July 12. A black bag containing an iPad, chargers, pens and paperwork was stolen.

Two television screens, in the headrests of a grey Audi. were stolen between 6pm on July 11 and 2.30pm on July 12. The vehicle was parked on Woodlands Park Drive in Dunmow, and some coins were also taken from the ashtray in the incident.

All four tyres of a vehicle, which was parked at Swan Meadow car park in Saffron Walden, were punctured by an unknown implement on July 8.

A bag of belongings left for collection on the doorstep of a house in Sycamore Close, Takeley, was stolen between 5.30pm and 8pm on July 8.

Damage was caused to a flowerbed in Brewers End, Takeley, between 7.45pm and 8.15pm, after a red Fiat 500 was driven over it, which destroyed the plants.

A blue Lexus, parked in Wicken Road, Newport, was scratched with an unknown implement along the nearside panels between 7am and 6.30pm on July 13.

The back windscreen of a silver Peugeot 307, parked on the owner’s driveway at Hunters Way, Saffron Walden, was smashed between 8.30pm on July 12 and 8.20am on July 13.

Property was stolen from a garage in London Road, Little Chesterford, between 3pm and 5pm on July 13.

A bicycle was stolen from a shed in Cottage Mill Road, Felsted, between 1am on July 11 and 8.30am on July 14. Thieves entered the victim’s garden by reaching over and unlocking the side gate. The small padlock to the shed was forced open and after rummaging around, the cycle was then taken.

A laptop and two boxes of paperwork were stolen from the back seat of a grey Ford Kuga, parked at Willow Road, Great Dunmow, between 8pm on July 13 and 10.30am on July 14. The driver’s side back window was smashed to gain entry.

A dark green 40-yard skip was stolen from Old Mead Road, Elsenham, at 4.15am on July 15, after thieves took off the padlock to the barrier and then lifted it up to gain entry.

Two lights from the front garden and an item from the front door were stolen from a property in Willow Road, Great Dunmow, on July 15 at 3.30am.

Criminal damage was caused to a gate in Wenden Road, Arkesden, between 10pm and 10.20pm on July 14. A small white van hit the gate post, unearthing it, and knocked the gate out two metres along the victim’s driveway.

Lead flashing was stolen from the back of a victim’s property in Museum Street, Saffron Walden, between midnight on July 6 and 4.20pm on July 15.

Any information regarding any of these crimes can be reported to police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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