1st November - 14 November 2020

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Warminster Community Area


Local Impactive Crimes 1st to 14th November 2020

Please find below a summary of local impactive crimes, considered suitable for public dissemination, within the Warminster Community Area.

If you can provide information for any of the crimes, please call Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting the relevant reference number.

Emergencies/Crimes in progress must be reported using 999. Non-emergency police matters can be reported using 101.

For more information about crimes/incidents in your area, please visit the Warminster Area CPT Crime Map: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/article/5438/Crime-Map-for-Warminster-Area-CPT

Find out more about your Community Policing Team here: https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/article/5435/Warminster-Area-CPT

BAPTON - Unknown suspects have cut the lock and taken the chain securing a gate and then entered a farm field containing winter wheat. They have then driven round and round the field in what appears to be hare coursing with dogs. No evidence, witnesses or CCTV at scene. Similar instances happened 2 and 3 weeks ago on a Friday with limited damage.
Property: Lock cut, chain missing and damage to wheat crop of unknown value.

NORTON BAVANT - Vehicle has attempted to drive a large vehicle through a narrow space, the driver has been unsuccessful so has gotten into a JCB and picked up the Reporting Persons’ vehicle and moved it without consent. Whilst moving the vehicle the JCB has caused damage to the reporting person's wall

LUXFIELD ROAD - Unknown offender has used a sharp object, possibly a key, to put a deep scratch from the front wing of the passenger side right to the back bumper of the Reporting Persons’ vehicle. To the value of unknown at this time.

MORRISONS Warminster- Unknown male has entered the store and concealed numerous bottles of alcohol under coat. To the value of £314

THE RIDGEWAY - Male has stolen a blue Yamaha and it has been damaged and left in another street.
The panels of the motor bike have been taken off.

MOTO SERVICE STATION - Unknown suspect has driven onto petrol forecourt, filled up with diesel to the value of £68.49. Male has then got back in his vehicle and driven off making no attempt to pay.

CO-OP - Two unknown suspects stole a variety of meat and 1 x energy drink from the store to the value of £132.00

B&M RETAIL - Unknown suspect has entered the store selected items to the value of £47.49 and left making no attempt to pay.

COPHEAP LANE - Unknown suspect(s) have used unknown means to cause damage to a bench at the memorial grounds. Reporting person has found a grinder at the location and believes that people using drugs have set fire to the bench, as there is a scorch mark on one side. Unknown cost of damage at this time.

B&M STORE - Male and female entered the store following 2 young females believed to be their daughters, Female buys a pack of masks and a big B&M bag and makes it look like she is leaving the store but goes to the food and electricals and starts to fill the bag. The male suspect is the look-out whilst the females gather items. Staff member then follows them and they dump the bag and jump the till barriers setting off the alarm which indicates they have still stolen some items.

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