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Appeal following Newmarket incidents

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of criminal damage and a subsequent road traffic collision in Newmarket.

At around 3pm yesterday, Thursday 30 May, police received reports that two golf buggies had been stolen at some point between 7.30pm on Wednesday 29 May and 5.30am yesterday morning, from The Links Golf Club in Cambridge Road, Wooditton, Cambridge.

Officers were then quickly dispatched after receiving further reports that a golf buggy was being driven in Hamilton Road, Newmarket by a group of young males.

The golf buggy was also driven into gates in Adastral Close, outside of the Colourbox Montessori Nursery, onto nearby playing fields and in the town. The golf buggy was later abandoned.

While en route to the incident, at around 3.20pm, a police car and another car – an Audi A3 - were involved in a collision in Bury Road, Newmarket.

Emergency services attended the scene and two people were taken to hospital with injuries that were not believed to be serious.

Two teenagers – aged 16 and 17-year-olds – were arrested a short time later on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking in relation to the incident involving the golf buggy.

They were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and have subsequently been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

One of the golf buggies was subsequently found in the Cambridgeshire area and was recovered by Cambridgeshire police.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the golf buggy being driven in the town or may have seen the subsequent collision in Bury Road.

Anyone with information should contact Suffolk police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/30762/19 (Adastral Close) or CAD 226 of 30 May (Bury Road) or report it online by visiting: http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/report-something

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org