14 November – Weekly Police Update – Fenstanton District

Good Afternoon, Fenstanton District Members –

Happily, there are no crimes or other incidents in our Policing Summary for your community this week, covering the period 7th to 13th November. However, there are some other items to mention, including an appeal for witnesses to a fatal collision in Wyton:

Covid Regulations – Police have responded to reports of possible Covid Regulation breaches across Huntingdonshire in the last week. Incidents include large gatherings of people in confined spaces and suspected breaches of social distancing. (Refs CC-07112020-0213, CC-07112020-0271 and CC-12112020-0190)

Police Appeal for Witnesses:
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A1123 at Houghton Hill, Wyton, at around 1:30pm on Wednesday 11th November, in which a blue Vauxhall Corsa collided with a cyclist.

Anyone who saw the collision, or the car or cyclist in the moments leading up to it, is asked to contact the police using the 101 non-emergency number or the reporting tool on the police web-site, quoting Incident 207 of 11th November.

Local News Item – Man Jailed for Possession of Class A Drugs:
A man found in possession of cocaine and heroin when he was stopped in St Ives in October 2019 was sentenced to 30 months in prison at Peterborough Crown Court on 9th November.

Full details are on the police web-site at:

And Finally – Operation ‘Sceptre’
Operation ‘Sceptre’ is part of a week-long initiative to tackle knife crime across the whole of the UK.

On average, officers are arresting three people a week in Cambridgeshire for knife-related offences.

During the crack-down, the force will be conducting knife-sweeps, talking to retailers about selling to young people, and educating school children through presentations about the dangers of carrying knives.

More details are on the police web-site at: