The Neighbourhood Team will be prioritising patrols of industrial estates across Radstock, Midsomer Norton and Westfield following increased reports of suspicious behaviour and thefts in the area. There is concern of a potential increase in fuel thefts. The team will continue patrols as a crime prevention measure.
23 June 2023
The Neighbourhood Team have been monitoring this issue and there has been a significant decrease in reports of this nature of the past months. As such, this priority will be closed pending an increase in calls.
The team will continue to patrol the areas previously targeted as part of our patrol plan.
9 March 2023
The Neighbourhood Team continue patrols around vulnerable locations across Midsomer Norton, Radstock and Westfield. There have been continued commercial fuel thefts in the area, incidents are being reported and investigated and action taken where possible. Advice to all business owners around preventative measures such as good quality CCTV and improved security around yards and access to vehicles and fuel.
22 January 2023
This continues to be a priority for the Neighbourhood Team. There have been continued reports of commercial thefts and attempt breaks and suspicious behaviour. Patrols are being continued around key locations and business owners engaged with for crime prevention advice.