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  • Police Appeal: Vandals go on wrecking-spree in Wells

    By abbie_wells at 10:46 on 13/03/13
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    Vandals caused serious damage to cars and properties in Wells last week. Overnight between March 8 and 9 a number of vehicles and properties were damaged in areas around Bath Road, Sadler Street, Broad Street, St Thomas Street and St Andrews Street. Car windscreens were smashed and windows were broken during the wrecking spree. Police say the damage is likely to have happened in the early hours of Saturday morning at some point after...
  • Police raid sees cannibis seized in Wells

    By abbie_wells at 08:47 on 07/03/13
    A PCSO guarding the front door of a property in Wells yesterday afternoon
    Police raided a house in St Cuthbert Street, Wells and seized a number of cannabis plants. Officers raided the property at 1.30pm yesterday, Wednesday March 6. Eight mature cannabis plants were discovered along with a hydroponic growing set-up.
  • Escaped prisoner John Loveridge believed to be in Somerset

    By abbie_wells at 12:40 on 04/03/13
    Escaped prisoner John Loveridge
    Police are attempting to trace an escaped prisoner who they believe may be in the Somerset area. John Loveridge , aged 28, absconded from HMP North Sea Camp in Lincolnshire on Monday February 11. He was jailed in 2011 for offences including burglary and theft. Loveridge is described as white, around 5ft 8 to 5ft 9 inches tall, of a slim build, with short black hair and hazel coloured eyes. He has a 4 inch scar on back of left hand,...
  • Man charged after police revisit 13 year-old Wookey assault case

    By abbie_wells at 15:35 on 19/02/13
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    A local man has been charged with an assault that occurred in Wookey 13 years ago. Clive Edwards, 58 from Wookey, was charged with GBH with intent today and is due to appear at Yeovil Magistrates Court on March 14. The assault took place during April 2000 and the victim suffered serious leg injuries. A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Although the assault was investigated at the time and a man arrested, he was...
  • Antiques stolen from church near Wells

    By abbie_wells at 16:22 on 25/09/12
    The stolen table
    Police are asking second-hand shops and antique dealers to be vigilant after valuable 18th century furniture was stolen from a church near Wells. Thieves forced their way into St Lawrence Church's vestry in Westbury-sub-Mendip stealing a chest, a table and two chairs. The incident happened sometime between 7.30 pm on Sunday September 16 and 8.15 am on Monday September 17. Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to...

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