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Cambridgeshire police investigate three criminal damage reports following Extinction Rebellion action




The Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre on April 30
The Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre on April 30

Cambridgeshire police are investigating reports of criminal damage apparently relating to actions taken by Extinction Rebellion campaigners in Cambridge on April 30.

The incidents, which saw multiple sites across the city daubed with graffiti and posters placed at strategic locations, were reported late on Friday and over the weekend - subsequent to the article published in the Cambridge Independent at the time.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesperson said: “We are investigating a report of criminal damage to the Vitrum Building on Cowley Road, Cambridge. The criminal damage, namely posters glued to windows, walls and vehicles, is believed to have taken place between 7pm on 30 April and 8am on May 1. Anyone with any information is urged to report this online or by calling 101, quoting crime reference number 35/28640/20.

“Criminal damage to the Schlumberger building on Madingley Road, Cambridge has also been reported. The criminal damage, namely graffiti, is believed to have occurred on 30 April. An investigation has been launched and anyone with any information is urged to report this online or by calling 101, quoting crime reference number 35/28863/20.

“The HSBC building on Hills Road, Cambridge, also appears to have been targeted on the same date (30 April). An investigation has been launched into the criminal damage, believed to be graffiti and fliers pasted to the building. Anyone with any information is urged to report this online or by calling 101, quoting crime reference number 35/28870/20.”



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