Car crime in the area

This particular crime trend started around about 21 August in the Winscombe area and has since then spread to other areas including Wedmore, Axbridge and Shipham.  


In total 19 offences of theft from motor vehicles have occurred.  Most of the incidents have occurred overnight and some vehicles have been left insecure.  Items stolen include cash left in central consoles; laptop, tools and compressor have been taken and in one instance a power steering pump was taken off of the vehicle and in another 4 wheels were stolen from the vehicle.

Also there has been one incident of the theft of an expensive motor vehicle from outside the victim's home.

Please remember to remove all valuables from your vehicles and make sure they are as secure as possible.

Report any suspicious incidents Tel: 101