CRIME UPDATE - 05-10 FEB 2020

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CRIME UPDATES (MELKSHAM)  – 05/02/20– 10/02/20
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 – Arson and Criminal Damage
07/02/2020 13:23
GLOUCESTER SQUARE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) between 1115 and 1315 hours on the 7th Feb an offender has put glue in the lock of a door to a property.

ASB - Nuisance
07/02/2020 16:45
METHUEN AVENUE, MELKSHAM,  (ED11) A group of youths have been riding a moped on the play park's field causing damage to the grass.

Crime - Burglary Residential (Garage)
08/02/2020 08:26
LOPES CLOSE, MELKSHAM (ED12) Overnight on the 7th Feb offender(s) have entered a garage by smashing a window and once inside have stolen 2 motorbikes. Descriptions, a red Honda CRF and a Blue YAMAHA.

Crime – Vehicle offences
08/02/2020 09:06
LOPES CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED12) Overnight on the 7th Feb, an offender gained entry to a vehicle by forcing the passenger side door, searched a handbag and stole bank cards, loyalty cards and some loose change from within.
(vehicle crime advice – Please do not leave valuable items on view in your vehicle overnight and ensure your vehicle is locked and secure)

Crime – Vehicle offences
08/02/2020 11:26
SAVERNAKE AVENUE,  (ED11) Overnight on the 7th Feb offenders have gained access to a parked and unattended vehicle and stole a bag containing a watch and headphones. Property - Sony headphones and Sento watch in black.

Crime - Theft
08/02/2020 11:28
SNOWBERRY LANE,  (ED11) At around midday on the 7th Feb an offender stole a purse that was left on the counter at a premises in the area. PROPERTY: Purple purse, Barclays debit card, bus pass, key and loose change.

Crime – Vehicle offences
08/02/2020 13:18
MILTON AVENUE, (ED11) Overnight on the 7th Feb an offender has entered an insecure vehicle and stolen a Stanley knife from the glove compartment.

Crime - Drug Offence
09/02/2020 01:42
LAVENDER CLOSE,  (ED11) Officers on patrol conducted a routine stop check on a vehicle. They subsequently had grounds to search. A male in his 20’s from Chippenham was found in possession of a small quantity of cannabis. He was dealt with by way of a cannabis Street Warning.
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Lee Pelling (Police, Neighbourhood PC, CPT Trowbridge)

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