Investigations launched after series of burglaries in Huntingdonshire

PUBLISHED: 08:00 19 December 2016 | UPDATED: 08:00 19 December 2016


Cash and jewellery were taken in a burglary at a house in Somersham.

The incident took place last Thursday (December 15), in Hammond Way, with burglars smashing a patio door to gain access to the property.

The raid took place sometime between 4-6.45pm.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “In this offence, offenders have smashed a rear patio door and have then turned a key on the inside of the door to open.

“An untidy search of the property has occurred and cash and jewellery have been taken. Residents are reminded that it is very important to remove keys from the inside of doors and windows as this can mean entry can be gained to houses more easily.”

On the same evening, there were also reports of burglaries in nearby St Ives, with a house in Russett Close targeted between 4-7pm, and a property in Cedar Road hit between 3.30-6pm. Jewellery was taken in the raids.

Police are not linking the three incidents at this stage but are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who believes that they saw or heard any suspicious vehicles or people is asked to call Huntindonshire burglary team on 101, e-mail or alternatively call Crimestopppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

More news stories

A man has died in hospital following a collision on the A14 at Leighton Bromswold last month.


Better signage is needed to stop HGVs speeding and driving through Huntingdonshire villages while work is carried out on the A14, councillors have said.


A preferred candidate for the post of Cambridgeshire’s Chief Constable has been named by police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite.

Hundreds of people gathered in St Ives at the weekend to enjoyed two days of fun at the annual carnival and music festival.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Hunts Post weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy