News and notices

Neighbourhood Watch

The police periodically circulate messages about criminal and suspicious activities in the area. The most recent notices are available here.

20th August

G0590 20082015 AW052, Williton/Watchet. Crime Report:

During the early hours of 16 August a break occurred at a property in Doniford. Entry was forced through the door of a caravan and items stolen including car keys and a car from outside. The vehicle was later found having crashed into a ditch.

Also brief overview of other acquisitive crimes in your area during the past week or so: Criminal damage caused to a property in Larviscombe Road, Williton.

3rd June 2015

Over the past couple of weeks there has been an increase in burglaries across Somerset. Incidents have occurred during both daytime and during darkness hours. Access has been gained in many instances through insecure windows/doors.

 With the promise of better weather, please ask all members to ensure that properties are kept secure whenever possible. Whether properties are being left for short periods or whilst on holiday, or even if you are going into the garden - always make sure that accessible windows and doors are kept closed and locked.

 Another area of concern often related to this time of year is that of theft from motor vehicles. Many of these incidents can be prevented by ensuring that vehicles are always kept secure, windows are closed and items of value removed (or at least put out of sight).

 Please pass this reminder on to your members to help prevent further victims.

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