Somerton residents warned

Last week there was an outbreak of thefts from vehicles in Somerton. Avon & Somerset Police are aware of a umber of incidents that took place between 11pm on Thursday 13 August and 6.20am the following day.

The thefts were recorded outside addresses in Behind Berry, Sutton Road and Etsome Terrace in th etown. They would like to know if there have been other incidents in the area around the same period.

The Police are warning local residents not to leave valuables in their cars overnight. Especially tools and other equipment in vans – which seem to have been specifically targeted. The message is simple, don’t give thieves an obvious opportunity. Please be vigilant if you see anyone behaving suspiciously

Local PC Daniel Crawford told us “We would ask anyone who saw people in the area acting suspiciously, trying door handles or targeting vans to report those details to us, if they have not already. Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to report it online or call 101 and give reference number 5220183211.

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