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CRIME UPDATES (MELKSHAM)  – 16/03/20 – 23/03/20
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, Facebook or Social Media.
Crime – Vehicle offences
16/03/2020 16:21
BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) A offender stole a car from the Sainsbury’s car park by taking the keys which were left unattended in a nearby Public House. Following Police enquires, later the same day the stolen vehicle was seen on the A345 between Upavon and West Chisenbury by officers on patrol and subsequently stopped. The male driver and male passenger were arrested on Suspicion of theft. Keiron SMITH-BLACK, 26 and Lewis KELLY, 20 of Littleton, Semington were later released and charged with theft and KELLY also charged with a driving offence. They will appear at Salisbury Mags on the 3rd April.

Crime – Criminal Damage
17/03/2020 02:54
BATH ROAD, ATWORTH, MELKSHAM, (ED12) At 0250 hours 3 male offenders were disturbed by a resident smashing the rear windscreen and stealing the spare tyre of a parked and unattended vehicle. The 3 males made off in a Red Mazda 3.

Crime - Burglary (Dwelling)
17/03/2020 16:56
PHILIP CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 16th March an offender has climbed over a 6ft fence to gain entry to a garden, kicked the back door leaving boot marks on the door and breaking the UPVC ledge at the bottom of the door. No entry gained.

Crime – Vehicle offences
18/03/2020 08:07
AWDRY AVENUE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 17th March an offender has gained entry to a parked and unattended van and stolen an Apple mobile phone and ipad which was in the glove box.

Crime - Theft
18/03/2020 08:52
GREAT HINTON, GREAT HINTON, (ED13) Overnight on the 17th March an offender has stolen the electric fencing energiser from the field used for keeping sheep.

Crime – Vehicle offences
18/03/2020 12:12
FOREST ROAD, MELKSHAM (ED11) At around 0200-0300 hours an offender has gained access to an  unlocked car on a driveway , conducted a search and stole the loose change in the centre console.

Crime - Burglary Business and Community
18/03/2020 19:05
MELKSHAM OAK COMMUNITY SCHOOL, (ED12) At around 1900 hours the intruder alarm activated at the school. On arrival no persons were seen but entry was gained entry into the building. Nothing believed stolen at this time

Crime – Criminal Damage
20/03/2020 09:37
HERONS COURT, BOWERHILL, (ED12) Unknown offenders have kicked the garden fence to a property causing a small amount of damage.

Crime - Violence Against the Person
20/03/2020 23:06
THE PARSONS NOSE, HIGH STREET, (ED11) At around 2300 hours the Police were called to a disorder outside the Parsons Nose. At the scene a male was arrested on suspicion of several assaults. The male, in his 20’s from Melksham was later release on Police bail pending further enquires.

Crime - Criminal Damage
21/03/2020 12:48
WOODROW ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Offenders have been seen riding mini-mottos on farm land causing damage to crops.

Crime - Violence Against the Person
21/03/2020 17:52
LITTLEBROOK CENTRE, BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM,  a group of 6-7 unknown offenders have had an altercation with a male in a car. The male has been assaulted by members of the group (minor injury) and caused damage to his vehicle by throwing stones at it.

Crime - Theft
23/03/2020 09:17
BURNET CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Between the 21st and 23rd March an offender has stolen2 wicker baskets on back seat of vehicle that contained hairdressing equipment.
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