Crimes for Community Awareness

Alert message sent 21/04/2017 12:43:00

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Please find below, details relating to crimes for community awareness that have been reported since 17/04/17, in the Royal Wootton Bassett, Cricklade and Purton Community Policing Team area.

Theft Overnight between 1600 hrs 19/04/17 and 09.30 hrs 20/04/17
High Street Cricklade  Unknown suspect has stolen a wheelbarrow from a walled garden

Theft Between 1400 hrs and 1630 hrs on  19/04/17
Blakehill Nature Reserve Car Park Unknown suspect(s) have gained access into securely parked vehicle by smashing the passenger window with an unknown object. The suspect has proceeded to steal a black leather handbag with IPs purse, mobile phone and cosmetics inside.

Theft from Motor Vehicle  Between 18.15 hrs. 18/04/17 and 06.00hrs 19/04/17  
Business premises, Stone Lane, Lydiard Millicent Sometime overnight, unknown suspect[s] have stolen batteries from 2 company lorries parked in the car park of the premises. Suspect[s] may have been disturbed as a third lorry found with battery still in place.

Theft from motor Vehicle  Overnight 12/04 and 13/04 Business premises, Stone Lane, Lydiard Millicent  Unknown suspect[s] have stolen approx £500 worth of diesel from 2 company lorries parked up on company premises.

Criminal Damage and Anti-social Behaviour Cricklade - As below

17/04 between 20.00 hrs and 23.00hrs Unknown suspect/s have drawn graffiti on the public toilets, have lifted a drain cover and have thrown it in the hedge and have strewn rubbish all over the car park.

18/04 Car Park High Street Between 20.00hrs and 23.00 hrs Unknown suspect/s have thrown stones and have strewn litter all over the car park.

19/04 Cemetery Bath road. Unknown suspect/s have kicked the water butt off the stand, emptying the water and breaking the wooden stand.

At approx. 0100 hrs 19/04 Unknown Suspect/s have driven into School grounds, across the playing fields and cricket pitch.  This has torn up the lawn where the ground is soft causing damage. A vehicle, possibly a van seen driving away.

Overnight 23/04/ Cricklade Leisure Centre Unknown suspect/s have driven on to the playing field, have driven up a steep grassy bank, around the field and back down the bank causing damage to the field.

We have increased patrols in Cricklade but please do phone in on 101 if you witness and Anti Social Behaviour

If you have information regarding these offences please contact us on 101.
Can I please remind you all that crimes or incidents need to be reported on 101, or 999 for an emergency.
Many Thanks
Pc 863 Marie Poole
Community Policing Coordinator -  Malmesbury and Royal Wootton Bassett.

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Marie Poole (Police, Community Coordinator, Wiltshire North Community Policing Team)

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