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Local Impactive Crimes 21st to 27th February - WESTBURY

Alert message sent 01/03/2022 09:30:00

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Warminster Community Area


Local Impactive Crimes 21st to 27th February 2022

Please find below a summary of local impactive crimes, considered suitable for public dissemination, within the Warminster Community Area.

If you can provide information for any of the crimes, please call Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting the relevant reference number.

Emergencies/Crimes in progress must be reported using 999. Non-emergency police matters can be reported using 101.




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ABNORMAL LOAD ALERT .. Drivers are asked to be aware of two slow moving and wide ‘abnormal loads’ that will be escorted through Wiltshire tomorrow (01/03).
The first load will enter Wiltshire at about 9.30am from the Quarries around Frome on the A361, before heading south west to the A303 via Warminster and the A36. It will then head eastbound along the A303 before leaving Wiltshire at Parkhouse into Hampshire. This move will consist of a Quarry Excavator some 26.5m long and 5.5m wide.
The second load will then enter Wiltshire from Hampshire at around 1pm and will take the reverse route back along the A303 and the A36 to Warminster town centre and the store of WM Morrisons Ltd, Weymouth Street. The load will measure 4.6m wide and is made up of a modular building under escort from Bridlington, East Yorkshire.
Owing to the width of the loads, they will occupy both lanes of a single carriageway road. As a result, they will be both slow moving and come with the potential to create congestion in places where oncoming traffic will be required to pull in and wait for the loads to pass.
Wherever possible, any disruption will be kept to a minimum although both hauliers and motorists are asked to please be patient should they come across this move.
Anyone travelling on or around the affected route over this period on time critical matters should allow sufficient additional time for their journey.

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Reported time 21/02/2022 16:22
Occurrence between 21/02/2022 16:22 21/02/2022 16:22
QUEEN SQUARE - group of approximately 10 teenagers, 2 of whom were on e-scooters have been outside of the location and have been swearing, spitting and littering. Some of this was directed at members of the public. The 2 on e-scooters were driving around on them in a dangerous manner, pulling wheelies and putting others at risk of harm.

Reported time 23/02/2022 16:20
Occurrence between 23/02/2022 16:05
STREET RECORD HIGH STREET - Unknown suspect has reversed into Reporting Person's motorcycle knocking it to the ground and drove off without stopping to leave details. The motorbike was parked outside the Barbers Lounge.

Reported time 23/02/2022 12:52
Occurrence between 23/02/2022 12:53 23/02/2022 12:53
EDINGTON - This is following commercial burglaries that have occurred on 20/02/22 and 01/01/21.
Niches: 54220018380 and 54220000500 refer.
On both occurrences’ batteries and solar panels TVO of £45000 and £10000 have been taken.

Reported time 25/02/2022 17:58
Occurrence between 25/02/2022 16:06 25/02/2022 16:06
WESTBURY - CDS-32813-22-5400-000
Report that new badger sets have appeared on an approved development site - no disturbance of the sets has been confirmed

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