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On or after the 14th June 2012 there has been criminal damage to a wire fence at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Primary School in Wincanton. The wire fence that is situated above the large stone wall on the corner of Balsam Fields has been cut, creating a large hole.
PCSOs Dan Arthur and Mandy Forsey give details of three incidents in Wincanton and Castle Cary relating to criminal damage to vehicles and the glass front door of a home.
Between 27th May and 31st May 2012 a vehicle was damaged while parked in Wheathill Way, Milborne Port. The vehicle, a red Ford Fiesta, was scratched and the wing mirror pulled off.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public following a report of careless driving in the Church Street and South Street area of Castle Cary on Tuesday 29th May 2012 at approximately 9pm.
Part of Wincanton Cemetery is set aside for the graves of young children. Sometime between the 24th and 26th May a bouquet of white roses were stolen from the grave of a baby. A wreath was also damaged.
Local PCSOs Mandy Forsey and Tim Russell report on recent thefts of garden shed tools in Milborne Port and silver spoons from a home in the Wincanton area.
Licensees in Castle Cary have joined together with the support of the local police to help reduce crime and alcohol related disorder within the town.
A Henstridge business owner and an isolated resident in Corton Denham have both been victims of overnight thefts between 13th and 16th April 2012. PCSOs Mandy Forsey and John Winfield have submitted details of both crimes and are appealing for information.
As part of a force-wide initiative within Avon and Somerset pupils at primary schools in Castle Cary and Bruton have received lessons from the police about the consequences of breaking the law.
Numerous high-value chainsaws and strimmers were stolen from a business in the area of the Henstridge Trading Estate between Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th March 2012. Along with these items there was also some fuel and drill sets stolen. The value is approximately £10,000 for the theft of these items.
On Thursday 29th March 2012 Wincanton police community support officers presented a "Sheducation" themed crime reduction evening which aimed to help local residents keep their garden property safe.
Overnight on Tuesday 20th March to Wednesday 21st March 2012, two vehicles had the fuel pipes tampered with while parked up in the Windsor Terrace area of Henstridge. Police ask the public to be on their guard.
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