CRIME UPDATE - 29 AUG - 03 SEPT 2019

Alert message sent 03/09/2019 20:52:00

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CRIME UPDATE (MELKSHAM) – 29/08/19 – 03/09/19
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 report online at our website . We cannot currently take reports of crime via email
Crime – Vehicle offences
29/08/2019 16:51
MELKSHAM,(ED11) Sometime during the day on the 28th Aug an offender had stolen the front and rear number plates from off vehicle. This were recovered a few days later on a grass verge in Westbury.

Crime – Criminal Damage
31/08/2019 09:54
MARKET PLACE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) An offender has smashed the front windscreen of a parked and unattended vehicle and left scratches and dents. The Offender has also wrenched the passenger side wing mirror off and damaged it.

Crime - Theft
31/08/2019 13:49
HIGH STREET, MELKSHAM, (ED11) At around 0155 hours on the 30th August a male suspect has stolen a phone and purse which was in the victim’s hand and then ran off. Property: Grey zip purse containing £10, credit card, debit card, driving licence and store cards. Huawei Make 20 Pro Mobile - black metallic with a pink case.

Crime – Vehicle offences
31/08/2019 15:51
BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) . Distraction theft. A male offender approached a female as she was loading her shopping into the boot of her vehicle and asked her where the nearest hospital was as he was very unwell. Whilst she was busy talking to him another suspect has gone into her insecure handbag and stole bank cards.

Crime – Criminal Damage
01/09/2019 00:01
KING STREET, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Male suspect(s) have damaged a parked and unattended vehicle. The rear window has been smashed.

Crime – Criminal Damage
01/09/2019 10:27
MARKET PLACE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Around 2355 hours on the 31st Aug an offender has smashed a window to a premises.

Crime – Criminal Damage
01/09/2019 11:28
QUEENSWAY, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 31st Aug an offender has damaged a parked and unattended vehicle by spraying it with graffiti and damaged a wing mirror.

Crime – Criminal Damage
01/09/2019 12:44
CRANESBILL ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Youths have been seen smashing up stone edging slabs and throwing them into school grounds and engaged in ASB.

Crime - Theft
01/09/2019 19:11
QUEENSWAY, MELKSHAM, (ED11) suspects have gained entry to a premises by scaling a fence into a play area and steal some play equipment.

Crime – Criminal Damage
01/09/2019 21:14
BOWMANS COURT, MELKSHAM, (ED11) An offender has caused damage to a vehicle which was parked and unattended.  The wing mirror has been bent and a crack has been made in the front windscreen.

Crime – Vehicle offences
02/09/2019 11:05
MERLIN WAY, BOWERHILL, (ED12) An offender has smashed passenger side window of a van. Suspect(s) have then popped the bonnet open and stolen the fuel rail and the catalytic converter.

Crime - Burglary Business
02/09/2019 12:02
EDINGTON, WESTBURY, (ED13) Sometime between the 22 and 30 Aug an offender has broken into a shed and stolen garden tools and equipment.
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