Monday, July 22, 2019

Crime News

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Police appeal after man assaulted in Bridge Street

A 20-year-old man was assaulted in Swindon town centre on Saturday and police are appealing for witnesses to the...

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Wiltshire is bucking the national trend when it comes to crime figures

Wiltshire Police is one of a few forces nationwide where the number of overall reported crimes has fallen, according to...

Community Policing Shop opens in Swindon

Swindon's Community Policing Shop opened officially yesterday morning in the town centre.

Swindon Community Policing Team South have been donated...

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Man found guilty following stabbing in the Railway Village

A 40-year-old man has been found guilty of GBH with intent following a stabbing in the Railway Village, Swindon,...

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Police share advice regarding distraction burglaries

“It’s something I’ll never forget and will affect my whole outlook on life. I’m a lot more cautious about...

Man given two-year detention order for breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order

Joe Matthews, aged 20, of Colbourne Street, Swindon, appeared at Swindon Crown Court on 1 July 2019 charged with...

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CCTV appeal following attempted burglary and thefts from cars in Haydon Wick

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information regarding an attempted burglary and theft from motor vehicles in Haydon Wick, Swindon.

They...

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Help reduce your risk of falling victim to opportunist burglars

Police are reminding us that we are approaching the school summer holidays which is often the busiest time for...

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Three arrested and drugs, cash and phones seized after car stopped

Three people have been arrested and drugs, cash and mobile phones seized after police stopped a car in Swindon...

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Police recruiting additional staff to Crime Prevention Team

Wiltshire Police are recruiting an exciting new partnership role as a Community Engagement & Demand Management Officer to help improve...

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Campaign to reduce demand on community policing teams over the summer

This week, Wiltshire Police are launching a campaign to help reduce the demand on our local policing teams as...

Two teenagers arrested in connection with Wroughton house fire earlier this year

Detectives investigating a serious house fire in Wroughton earlier this year have arrested two teenagers.

A property in The Pitchens...

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Swindon man, 18, sentenced to 26 months imprisonment for drug offences

An 18-year-old man has been sentenced to 26 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply...

Drugs, cash and weapons seized in early morning raids

In the early hours of this morning, Friday 12 July 2019,  officers proactively targeted four properties in Swindon in...