CRIME UPDATE - 01 - 08 JULY 2019

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CRIME UPDATE (MELKSHAM) – 01/07/19 – 08/07/19
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
Crime –Criminal Damage
01/07/2019 08:51
SKYLARK ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED12) Overnight on the 30th June an offender has smashed the drivers’ side window of a parked an unattended vehicle.

Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage
02/07/2019 02:15
BOWMANS COURT, MELKSHAM, (ED11) At around 0215 hours on the 2nd July offenders have has set fire to a parked and unattended vehicle causing the mirror to melt. Around this time, two males are known to have run away from the area. Police appeal for any information in relation to this crime. Please call us on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Crime – Vehicle offences
02/07/2019 09:16
TOP LANE, WHITLEY, (ED12) At around 0300 hours on the 2nd July a male offender was disturbed while stealing Power Tools from back of a parked and unattended vehicle. The male who ran off was described as around 5’ 10” tall, lean build, wearing a blue hoody with a single stripe down the arm and a scarf round his face.

Crime - Theft
02/07/2019 20:47
BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) At around 2045 hours a female offender has stolen an insecure push bike. The bike was later recovered nearby.

Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage
04/07/2019 17:44
CHILDRENS PLAY PARK, DAISY CLOSE, MELKSHAM (ED11) A report at around 1744 hours that youths in the Play park were trying to set fire to equipment. Police attended, no fire was seen and no damage to the play equipment had occurred.

Crime –Criminal Damage
04/07/2019 22:18
LOXLEY CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 3rd June offenders have tried to steal the picture covering the spare wheel on the back of a vehicle causing damage.

Crime – Criminal Damage
05/07/2019 07:39
BLUEBERRY ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED12) Overnight on the 4th July an offender has used a sharp implement to scratch the bodywork of the driver’s side of a park and unattended vehicle.

Crime - Theft
05/07/2019 18:34
CANON SQUARE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) RP Between the 17th June and 5th July an offender has stolen items from a grave. Property was a plaque a and a cast ornament of 2 hands holding a bay, a glass love heart and a solid stone heart along with 3 birthday cards.

Crime – Possession of Weapon offences
07/07/2019 03:42
WILLIAMS CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Following a report of a disorder, Police attended an address at this location and arrested a male on suspicion of possession of a bladed article. The male was later released on bail and charged for the offence along with a Public Order offence. Elliot OZTEOMAN, 37,  of Williams Close, Melksham will appear at Salisbury Mags on the 2nd August 2019.
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Lee Pelling (Police, Constable, Wiltshire West Community Policing Team)

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