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Elderly Dog Walker Dies After Hit-and-Run Incident in Bruton UPDATED

Mon 20 Oct '14, 13:14
By John Smith
Elderly Dog Walker Dies After Hit-and-Run Incident in Bruton <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

On the evening of 14th October an elderly gentleman walking to his local shop with his dogs was hit by a vehicle on Cole Road, Bruton. Despite attention at the scene he later died of his injuries.

Police Raid Wincanton Industrial Unit in Search of Drugs UPDATED

Sun 12 Oct '14, 11:10
By John Smith
Police Raid Wincanton Industrial Unit in Search of Drugs <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

Avon & Somerset Police raided an industrial unit on the Bennetts Field Trading Estate, Wincanton, on Thursday 25th September, discovering around 100 cannabis plants.

Break-In at Wincanton Community Church – Police Appeal for Witnesses

Tue 11 Feb '14, 17:06
By John Smith
Break-In at Wincanton Community Church – Police Appeal for Witnesses

Sometime between Friday 31st January and Sunday 2nd February, the Wincanton Community Church was broken into. Police are appealing for anyone in the area during that period with information to come forward to help solve this callous crime.

Wincanton PCSO's New Beat Surgery - A Fresh Approach to Community Policing

Tue 10 Dec '13, 13:04
By John Smith
Wincanton PCSO's New Beat Surgery - A Fresh Approach to Community Policing

Local policing can be a sensitive subject in any conversation. However our local PCSOs are trying to take a fresh approach by working smart to reach out to the wider community. Weekly beat surgeries will take place at our Morrisons store.

Large Number of Templecombe Sheep Killed in Animal Attack

Fri 15 Nov '13, 14:48
By John Winfield
Large Number of Templecombe Sheep Killed in Animal Attack

Owners of land at Temple Lane in Templecombe were shocked and horrified when they discovered a large number of their sheep dead or dying on the morning of Tuesday 12th November 2013. Police are appealing for information.

Wincanton Car Owner is a Target of Sustained Vandalism

Fri 8 Mar '13, 19:00
By Anonymous
Wincanton Car Owner is a Target of Sustained Vandalism

A Wincanton resident's car has been deliberately attacked three times since June 2012, causing costly damage on each occasion. Can you help identify this person captured on CCTV? He may be able to help police with their enquiries.

Castle Cary Identifies Local Priorities in PACT Meeting

Tue 26 Feb '13, 21:05
By Charlie Allen
Castle Cary Identifies Local Priorities in PACT Meeting

Castle Cary held its first Partner and Community Together (PACT) meeting for several years on Tuesday 19th February. I would like to thank all who attended to have their say on local priorities. Read on to find out about the issues identified by the public as being of the highest priority.

Recent Police Reports - January 2013

Fri 1 Feb '13, 13:17
By Mandy Forsey / Tim Russell
Recent Police Reports - January 2013

Avon and Somerset Police report on the latest incidents in the area, from attempted burglary to smashed windows and car crime.

Milborne Port Thefts, January 2013

Tue 22 Jan '13, 10:45
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Milborne Port Thefts, January 2013

Police are investigating two recent theft crimes in Milborne Port and request information from anyone seen acting suspiciously in the area.

Police Report Round-Up - December 2012

Fri 4 Jan '13, 12:08
By Mandy Forsey/Fiona Wilson
Police Report Round-Up - December 2012

A summary of police reports from Avon and Somerset Constabulary within Wincanton Window's catchment area in the latter part of December.

Thefts at Cale Way and Memorial Hall, Wincanton

Wed 28 Nov '12, 16:27
By Mandy Forsey
Thefts at Cale Way and Memorial Hall, Wincanton

A theft of tools from a garden shed in Cale Way and a pickpocket at a Christmas event at Memorial Hall are on this report from Wincanton PCSO Mandy Forsey. Can you help track down the stolen property?

Latest Crime Reports - Bruton and Templecombe

Thu 15 Nov '12, 15:41
By Timothy Russell / John Winfield
Latest Crime Reports - Bruton and Templecombe

Persistent vehicle damage in Bruton - a streak of vandalism has caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to owners. Plus, theft of lead from the roof of Templecombe Church - can you help?

Vandals Strike Twice in Common Road - Ponies Endangered

Mon 12 Nov '12, 21:54
By Mandy Forsey
Vandals Strike Twice in Common Road - Ponies Endangered

Vandals caused mindless damage recently in two separate incidents in Common Road, Wincanton. In one, three parked vehicles were damaged and in the other, fencing surrounding a paddock was cut and bent, allowing ponies to escape into the road.

More Theft Crime at Wincanton Business Park

Thu 18 Oct '12, 10:43
By Mandy Forsey
More Theft Crime at Wincanton Business Park

A trailer used to transport mini-diggers was stolen from Wincanton Business Park between Saturday 13th and Monday 15th October. The trailer may well be offered for sale. If you have information regarding this please contact the police.

Petty Crimes Cause Needless Upset for Victims

Tue 16 Oct '12, 08:55
By Mandy Forsey
Petty Crimes Cause Needless Upset for Victims

Recent reports from Avon and Somerset Police identify local crime with mindless and upsetting effects on local residents. Can members of the public help with police enquiries?

Woolston Resident is Victim of Car Crime

Tue 4 Sep '12, 13:34
By Mandy Forsey
Woolston Resident is Victim of Car Crime

A resident of Woolston, North Cabury, was a victim of crime recently when he discovered the windscreen of his vehicle had been shattered. Can you help police with their enquiries?

Cars Targeted in Recent Castle Cary Crime Sprees

Wed 11 Jul '12, 12:50
By Mandy Forsey / Fiona Wilson
Cars Targeted in Recent Castle Cary Crime Sprees

In three separate incidents, PCSOs report on criminal damage to several vehicles in Castle Cary in recent weeks. Are these connected? Can anyone help with information which might lead to these crimes being resolved?

Criminal Damage at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Primary School

Wed 20 Jun '12, 12:46
By Mandy Forsey
Criminal Damage at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Primary School

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.

Latest Police Reports - Car Crime and Property Damage

Tue 12 Jun '12, 17:51
By Dan Arthur / Mandy Forsey
Latest Police Reports - Car Crime and Property Damage

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.

Criminal Damage to a Vehicle in Milborne Port

Mon 11 Jun '12, 17:07
By Mandy Forsey
Criminal Damage to a Vehicle in Milborne Port

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.

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