Posts Tagged ‘burglary’

Appeal for information after Stoke Gifford burglary

Posted on Friday 14th January 2011 at 8:12 am by SH (Editor)

Police in South Gloucestershire are appealing for information about a burglary in which a woman was threatened with violence.

Two men entered the bedroom of her home in Cobb Court, Stoke Gifford at around 1am on Monday 10th January and demanded cash.

They also stole her mobile phone, a pink Taco Lite, and left through by the front door. The 31-year-old victim, who was shocked but otherwise unhurt, later found that the rear patio doors had been smashed open.

She has described the offenders as black, both 18-20 years old in dark clothing. Both wore some form of item covering their lower face and had hoods up. Both spoke with local accents.


Source: Avon and Somerset Police


Appeal for information following aggravated burglary (Emersons Green)

Posted on Tuesday 14th December 2010 at 8:11 am by SH (Editor)

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at a house in Emersons Green on Monday 6th December.

At around 10am three men knocked on the door of a house in The Sidings. When the occupant answered the men confronted him, tied him up and threatened him.

They then searched the house and made off with money, jewellery and electrical items.

Officers investigating this incident would now like to speak to three men who may have information to help this enquiry.


Source: Avon and Somerset Police


Man arrested for garage burglary (Frenchay)

Posted on Wednesday 1st September 2010 at 12:02 am by SH (Editor)

Police arrested a man in Frenchay on Wednesday 25th August after being called by a householder who disturbed a man in his garage.

Officers attended at about 8pm and arrested a 26-year-old Bristol man.

Police subsequently searched a property in Bristol and seized car stereo equipment they suspected to be stolen.

Neighbourhood Sergeant Clive Johnson said: “Criminals have been targeting garages and sheds across South Gloucestershire to steal bicycles, tools and gardening equipment.”

“As well as being costly to replace, some of the tools could be used to break into your own or neighbour’s homes, so it’s important to have good quality locks and hinges on your outbuildings. Shed alarms are now widely available from around £15.”

“Marking property with your post code and registering it on the free national database also deters thieves.”

Source: Avon and Somerset Police


Four arrested over garage burglary (Thornbury)

Posted on Tuesday 6th July 2010 at 8:20 am by SH (Editor)

Police in Thornbury have arrested a number of youths after a garage was broken into and a car stolen.

Officers were called to Hamble Close at about 3am on Tuesday June 29 2010 by a member of the public reporting four people acting suspiciously near a garage.

A garage had been broken into and a blue Fiat Cinquecento stolen.

Police arrested four young people nearby within minutes of the incident, and recovered the car.

A 17-year-old young man and three 16-year-olds – two boys and a girl – remain in police custody.

Neighbourhood Sergeant Louise Boyce said: “We have been targeting our patrols in the Thornbury area in response to a recent rise in thefts from sheds and garages.

“I would ask everyone to make sure their tools, bikes and other valuables stored in outbuildings are marked with their postcode and registered with the national property database

“Marking your property deters thieves because it helps police prove that items are stolen.”

Source: Avon and Somerset Police