Crime Updates

Alert message sent 13/01/2020 09:40:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police

Please find below details relating to the Community Impactive Crimes that have occurred over the last  in the 48 hours in the Melksham area:
Transport - Drugs
11/01/2020 01:23
SHAW PRIMARY SCHOOL, CORSHAM ROAD, SHAW, MELKSHAM, a male  was seen driving erratically and was stopped by officers.  The male was drug wipe tested and provided a positive result for cannabis.  The male was arrested and has been released under investigation.

Crime – Arson and Criminal
 12/01/2020 18:39
CORNFLOWER WAY, MELKSHAM,  a suspect has broken victim's wing mirror from her car while it was parked on the roadside overnight.

Crime - Theft
12/01/2020 19:02
HIGH STREET, MELKSHAM, a suspect has stolen the victim’s pedal cycle which was locked to metal railings with a bike chain and key lock. The chain and key lock have also been stolen. The pedal cycle is a  black and red coloured Demont Sport Mountain bike.

Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage
12/01/2020 20:13
HAWTHORN ROAD, MELKSHAM, a suspect has broken the wing mirror off of three vehicles in the same street.

Crime – Criminal Damage
08/01/2020 22:00 to 09/01/2020 10:00
BOWMANS COURT, MELKSHAM, suspects have damaged wall surrounding BBQ area at the location.

Crime – Robbery
11/01/2020 22:32
MELKSHAM RAILWAY STATION, a group of youths have approached the victim and they have then taken the victim’s necklace.  The necklace was returned shortly after.  Enquiries are ongoing.

Can I please remind you all, that any crimes need to be reported via 101, or 999 in an emergency. I am unable to take reports of crime via e-mail.

Darren Foulger
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Darren Foulger (Police, Neighbourhood PC, CPT West Wiltshire)

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