Vandalism in Somerton

A spate of vandalism was reported in Somerton last Wednesday (10 June) in the early hours of the morning. Anumber of vehicles were damaged in Etsome Terrace, Gassons Lane and Highfield Way. The Leveller understands that a number of items were also stolen including a sat nav.

Avon & Somerset Police have been conducting house-to-house enquiries. they also have some CCTV footage which hows two people they would like to speak to in connection with the ongoing investigation.

The first person is said to be approximately 6ft 1ins and was described as wearing a light zip-up jacket, black face mask, light tracksuit trousers and had a satchel over one shoulder. The other is described as 5ft 8ins, wearing a hooded top and tracksuit bottoms with a reflective motif above the left knee and trainers with a reflective stripe or heel.

PC Daniel Crawford is asking the public in and around Somerton to be vigilant. “We hope the public can help us identify those individuals captured on CCTV. We’d urge drivers to make sure they keep their vehicles secure and do not leave valuable items inside. Anyone with information about who the two individuals are, or about what happened, is asked to call 101 and give reference number 5220125833.

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