Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow crime round-up - Credit: Archant

Thieves got into an open extension on the back of a house in High Street, Henham, on September 2 at 4am, stealing two drills and a radio from within.

A grey Ford Kuga was stolen by unknown means from the The Heath, Hatfield Heath, between 5pm and 11pm on September 3. The owner still has the keys to the vehicle.

A padlock was thrown through the kitchen window of a cafe in Hill Street, Saffron Walden, causing it to smash. The incident took place between 5.30pm on September 2 and 7.50am on September 3.

The back window of a smart car, parked at Flitch Green, was broken between noon and 8pm on September 4. A search of the boot was made but no property was stolen.

Damage was caused to a unit at St Edmunds Fields in Great Dunmow at 7.20pm on September 5. Both panes of double glazing on the upper level of the unit were smashed.


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Damage was caused to a shed in Snakes Lane, Stansted, between September 3 and September 5, when the door was believed to have been kicked open. Nothing was stolen in the incident.

A men’s carbon fibre road bike was stolen from a garage in High Street, Henham, between midnight on September 5 and 10.30pm on September 6. Entry was gained either via a front shutter door or through the back garage door.

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Suspects gained entry to a building site in Borough Lane, Saffron Walden, between September 4 and September 5, by bending and pulling back the fence. They then got onto the roof of a house and attempted to steal lead from the windows, but were unsuccessful as it was too heavy.

A blue Land Rover Defender was stolen from Old Mead Road, Elsenham, between 7am and 5.50pm on September 8.

A white Fiat 500, parked in the High Street, Great Dunmow, was keyed on both sides between 10.30am and 11.35am on September 8.

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

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