Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

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

Items were stolen from a building in Clatterbury lane, Clavering, between 1pm and 9pm on September 24. Thieves used a bolt cropper to cut the lock and then forced the metal shutter on the front door to gain access.

Criminal damage was caused to a blue Lexus 20, which was parked at Wicken Road, between 6am and 6pm on September 25.

The windscreen of a black Range Rover Sport was cracked after a stone was thrown at the vehicle in Silver Street, Stansted, at 2.15pm on September 22.

Three burglaries took place in Elsenham between September 22 and September 27. In the first incident, which took place on Septmber 22, a bicycle was stolen from the hallway of the property after thieves got in through the front door. Between 10pm on September 26 and 5.30am on September 27, a television was stolen from the victim’s living room and cupboards were left open in the kitchen. On the same night, a further home was targeted with a handbag and tools stolen.

A property in Stansted was also burgled in Poulteney Road overnight on September 26, with two handbags and a rucksack taken.


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Criminal damage was caused to a stain glass window as well as two vehicles in Elsenham on September 25 and 11.45pm. Scratches were caused to the windows of a white Nissan Note as well as a red Fiat.

A dent was caused to the passenger door of a grey Audi A1, which was parked in the High Street, Saffron Walden, between 4pm on September 7 and 10.30am on September 9.

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A gate was damaged in Lindsell in an attempt to force it open between September 27 at 10pm and September 28 at 7am.

A power drill was stolen from a building in Linton Road, Hadstock, between September 17 and September 22, after thieves removed a small window to get inside.

A set of keys for a fork lift truck were stolen from Braintree Road, Felsted, as well as a lock from a gate. The incident took place between 1pm and 8pm on Spetmber 29.

A blue Jianshe motorbike, with steering lock on, was stolen from Newton Green, Great Dunmow, between 10pm and 10.30pm on September 29.

A shed door in the victim’s back garden in Wenden Road, Arkesden, was forced open between midday on September 24 and 4pm on September 30.

Cash was stolen from a flat in Ferguson Close, Saffron Walden, between September 27 and September 30. £610 was taken from an envelope in the victim’s bedroom, while £90 was left still inside.

Fishing equipment was stolen from a garage in Radleys End, Duton Hill, between 4pm on September 29 and 9.30am on September 30.

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

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