Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow weekly crime round-up

Weekly crime round-up

Weekly crime round-up - Credit: Archant

The windscreen of a vehicle was smashed in Hatfield Broad Oak between 4.30pm on October 21 and 10.25am on October 22.

An attempted burglary took place in Manor Road, Stansted, between October 19 and October 22. Suspects tried to get into the house via the window.

A vehicle was stolen from the drive of a house in Collier Street, Hatfield Broad Oak, between 5.30pm on October 22 and 11.30am on October 23. Thieves stole the keys to the vehicle by reaching through an old cat flap, before driving away.

Items were stolen from a house in Church Lane, White Roding, between October 21 and October 22, after thieves broke in by smashing the glass to a side patio door.

A laptop computer and cash was stolen from a building in Church Street, Great Dunmow, between 1.30pm on October 23 and 9am on October 24. The suspect was believed to have access to keys and once inside, took a laptop and £130, before making off unseen.


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A tool bag was stolen from Godfrey Crescent, Takeley, between 2pm on October 22 and 10am on October 24. The victim is unsure whether the bag was left in their car - a silver Audi A3 - or in the back garden.

Items were stolen from the graves belonging to the victim’s parents in Watling Street, Thaxted, between October 3 and October 17.

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Gardening equipment was stolen from a shed in Ashdon Road, near Great Sampford, between October 23 and October 24. The door to the shed was forced open which caused damage to the lock.

Crops were damaged in land off Debden Road after suspects were involved in harecoursing at 4pm on October 27.

Suspects entered a building in Cambridge Road, Stansted, between October 27 at 5pm and October 28 at 7.15am. The entry door to the office was jemmied open and contents of desk drawers and a filing cabinet were tipped out. Nothing was stolen.

Two rolls of lead were stolen from the back of the victim’s garden in Bacon End, Great Canfield, between 9am on October 27 and 7am on October 28.

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

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