West Wiltshire Policing Priorities

1. Dwelling burglary – Trowbridge (Paxcroft Mead and Staverton)
Evening and night patrols are being carried out following an increase in reports of dwelling burglaries. Suspects are targeting insecure properties and taking small valuable items and sometimes car keys, then stealing the car if nearby

2. Poaching, theft and criminal damage – Sandpits Lane, Steeple Ashton and wider rural areas
Following reports of possible Poaching, specifically Hare Coursing, Criminal Damage and theft of diesel at the location in recent weeks. Visible targeted patrols will be focused during the day, evening and nights shifts.

3. Anti-Social Behaviour – OP ALBATROSS (Pro-active patrols)
Launched in July and to run all through the School Summer Holiday’s, high visibility pro-active patrols will be conducted across various locations in West Wiltshire to deter ASB and criminal activity such as graffiti and criminal damage.

Please also visit the Wiltshire Police website https://www.wiltshire.police.uk/ and click on “Your Area” then “Wiltshire West”. From here you can see your local officers, crime map data and our current policing priorities.

Message Sent By
Lee Pelling (Police, Constable, Wiltshire West Community Policing Team)

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