CRIME UPDATE - 18-24 FEB 2020

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CRIME UPDATES (MELKSHAM)  – 18/02/20 – 24/02/20
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 - Burglary Residential (Dwelling)
18/02/2020 22:54
LOXLEY CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 17th Feb an offender has bent back the front door handle to a property an apparent unsuccessful attempt to gain entry. No damage, nothing stolen.

Crime – Vehicle offences
19/02/2020 14:03
CAR PARK, MARKET PLACE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 18th Feb an offender has stolen the front and rear number plates from a vehicle which was parked up secure and unattended.

Crime – Vehicle offences
20/02/2020 02:03
BOWMANS COURT, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Vehicle found set alight and on fire which had been stolen from Lincoln Green. A male was arrested on suspicion of theft of motor vehicle and Arson. (connected to the below burglary)

Crime - Burglary Business and Community
20/02/2020 02:23
CO OP, 2 BLACKMORE ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Following an intruder alarm at the CO OP at around 0223 hours officers were tasked to attend. On arrival Officers located a male inside the premises. Forced entry had been made via the exit doors. The male was arrested on suspicion of attempt burglary. A male in his 30’s from Bristol was released on Police bail for further enquiries.

Crime –Criminal Damage
22/02/2020 04:48
HIGH STREET, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 21st Feb has smashed a pane of glass to a property.
Crime –Criminal Damage
22/02/2020 08:56
KELLY CLOSE, MELKSHAM (ED12) between 14th-18th Feb an offender has punctured the tyre of a parked and unattended vehicle with an unknown item.

Crime – Vehicle offences
23/02/2020 09:02
FULLERS CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 23rd Feb an offender has smashed the front passenger side window of a parked and unattended vehicle. No entry gained, nothing stolen.

Crime –Criminal Damage
23/02/2020 11:40
BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 22nd Feb an offender has scratched a parked and unattended vehicle with an unknown item.

Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage
23/02/2020 15:43
BELVEDERE ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED12) At around 3.30pm an offender walked past a parked and unattended vehicle and smashed the wing mirror off with a stick. No description of the offender provided.

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Lee Pelling (Police, Neighbourhood PC, CPT Trowbridge)

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