CRIME UPDATE 13-18 MARCH 2019

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CRIME UPDATE (WESTBURY, WARMINSTER, TISBURY, MERE) – 13/03/19 – 18/03/19
 
Here are the Community relevant crimes that have been reported in your area. If you have information that may be useful to us regarding any of these or any other crimes please call us on 101 and quote the number relating to the incident. Alternatively report anonymously via Crimestoppers online or 0800 555 111. To report a crime, call 101 or 999 in an emergency. We cannot currently take reports of crime via email
 
54190025092 Crime – Criminal Damage 13/03/2019 17:21   FROGMORE ROAD, WESTBURY, (EG11) At around 1530 hours on the 13th March wo young male Youths have damaged the front door to a property.
54190025128 Crime –Criminal Damage 13/03/2019 16:53   UPTON SCUDAMORE, (ER12) At around 1650 – 1750 hours  offenders have driven a dark green 4X4 vehicle across a field with 2 lurcher dogs, possible  hare coursing. Damage to crops was caused.
54190025247 Crime - Burglary Business 14/03/2019 08:28   CHEMICAL ROAD, WEST WILTS TRADING ESTATE, WESTBURY, (EG11) Overnight on the 13th March an offender has entered a yard to a property through the fence, and taken metal.
54190025308 Crime - Theft 14/03/2019 11:50   WHITE HORSE VIEW POINT, WESTBURY, (EG12) Offenders have stolen 83 sheep over a period of around 1 month.
54190025629 Crime – Vehicle offences 15/03/2019 06:45   STATION ROAD, SEMLEY, (EV12) Overnight on the 14th March, an offender has stolen a White Citroen AX vehicle which has been parked unattended in a layby. The car has since been found in a field burnt out.
54190026026 Crime – Criminal Damage 16/03/2019 00:19   THREE HORSESHOES WALK, MARKET PLACE, WARMINSTER, (ER11) Following a report by CCTV of a male suspect has kicked an advertising board causing damage, the Police attended and located a drunk male matching the description given. He was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and being drunk and disorderly. A male in his 30’s of no fixed abode was later released RUI (Under Police Investigation)
54190026358 Crime - Burglary Business 17/03/2019 09:42   A30 LUDWELL HILL, LUDWELL (EB11) Overnight on the 16th March an offender has gained entry to 2 x secure outhouses and stolen property from within.  Property: 2 x Stihl Strimmers. 1 x Stihl chainsaw, jerry can full of fuel.
54190026456 Crime - Drug Offence 17/03/2019 15:33   EDWARD STREET, WESTBURY, (EG11). Following routine enquiries by a patrolling officer, a male youth was found in possession of a small amount of cannabis. Enquires are going at this time.
54190026507 Crime – Criminal Damage 17/03/2019 20:20   CHILMARK, (BCU: EE, Section: EB, Sector: ER, Beat: EB11, WILTS) 4 x unknown male offenders have been seen ripping off the panels to a building causing damage to it.
54190026517 Crime – Vehicle offences 17/03/2019 21:05   JUNCTION WITH DUKES LANE EAST C41 TO BRADLEY LANE, MAIDEN BRADLEY, (ER12) An offender has taken a Honda 420 quad bike that was left unattended outside a property.
54190026531 Crime - Robbery 17/03/2019 20:36   WARMINSTER EAST SERVICE STATION, EAST STREET, WARMINSTER, (ER11) At around 2030-2036 hours on the 17th March a male offender has gone into the garage and showed a knife and demanded money. (See additional press release in relation to this).
54190026615 Crime - Theft 18/03/2019 10:05   BISHOPSTROW ROAD, SUTTON VENY, (ER12) An offender has stolen jewellery from the  bedroom of a residential property by unknown means. Property - Blue and Silver necklace; Celtic Silver Chain; 2 thin silver chains; 3 brooches; 2 silver bracelets; silver watch; scarf ring; large silver heart pendant and a silver and pearl brooch with a little chain.
Press release for crime 54190026531
 
We're investigating a knife-point robbery at a garage in Warminster at the weekend.

At approximately 8.30pm on Sunday March 17, a man entered the Esso garage in East Street carrying a knife, and demanded money from the cashier. 

The cashier refused to hand over any money - the offender then grabbed the cashier's shirt to try and get him to open the till, before fleeing the store, running off in the direction of East End Avenue. 

He is described as white, aged between 30 and 40, of skinny build. He was wearing a grey hoody with the hood up and tightened around his face. He was wearing black trousers, white trainers and gardening style plastic gloves. 

Acting Det Sgt Rachel Winter said: "We attended the scene following the initial 999 call to conduct enquiries - understandably, the staff member was feeling very shaken up. 

"We have obtained some CCTV images from the premises and our enquiries are ongoing. 

"We'd urge members of the public to take a look at the image and the description of the suspect - although his face is hidden in the image, anyone who knows this individual may recognise him from the picture or from the clothing he is wearing. 

"Did you see an individual matching this description in the area on Sunday evening? Any information you have could be significant in our investigation.

"Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54190026531. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

The image can be viewed here: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/article/4255/Knife-point-robbery-at-Esso-Garage-Warminster

 
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