Chatteris town crier creates map highlighting burglaries after eight shed break-ins within eight days

PUBLISHED: 12:53 20 December 2019 | UPDATED: 12:53 20 December 2019

Seven sheds or garages have been broken into in Chatteris within the last 12 days according to a map highlighting burglaries that has been created by the Town Crier. Picture: LAWRENCE WEETMAN

Seven sheds or garages have been broken into in Chatteris within the last 12 days according to a map highlighting burglaries that has been created by the Town Crier. Picture: LAWRENCE WEETMAN

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Seven sheds or garages have been broken into in Chatteris within the last 12 days according to a map that highlights burglaries which has been created by the town crier.

Lawrence Wheetman, who has started mapping all of the break-ins mentioned on the Chatteris Discussion Facebook page since December 8, said: "It looks like there is a definite spate of burglaries that are probably being committed by the same people.

"I'm hoping to try and spot a pattern, encourage more people to report incidents and suspicious activity to the police, and try help people feel a bit safer.

"Chatteris has a strong sense of community, so hopefully raising the profile of this will bring everyone together to look out for one another."

On the map any burglaries or attempted break-ins are marked with red pins while suspicious activity is marked by blue pins.

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Mr Weetman is urging burglary victims to report any incidents to police by calling 999, 101 or online via www.cambs.police.uk/report/Report

To view the map visit www.mapcustomizer.com/map/Chatteris%20Shed%20Break-ins

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