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Police issue warning following spate of patio door break-ins

Police are warning residents in Bradley Stoke and Patchway to report any individuals acting suspiciously and ensure their doors and property boundaries are secure, following a number of recent burglaries across these areas. A total of eight break-ins in properties across Bradley Stoke and Patchway have occurred between Wednesday 30th October and Friday 8th November. All of the incidents have

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Preventing a repeat of winter burglary spate

Mindful of the unprecedented number of burglaries (16) which occurred in Bradley Stoke last November, town councillor Tom Aditya has requested that local police step up high-visibility patrols, deploy unmarked cars and ramp up intelligence work to combat organised burglary gangs. In an open letter written jointly with local resident Dr Hemanth Balehithlu, organiser of a public meeting held in

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Bradley Stoke home targeted in series of gold burglaries on same day

Police are appealing for information after items of gold jewellery were stolen during break-ins at homes in Bradley Stoke, Filton and Shirehampton on Monday 2nd October. A fourth break-in, also on Monday, at a property in Westbury-on-Trym, is also being investigated. The first happened in the Three Brooks Lane area of Bradley Stoke between 8.45am and 12.45pm. The thieves scaled a six-foot garden fence to

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Police warning after four burglaries in one day across the Stokes and Filton

Police are urging residents to be aware after four burglaries were reported in the Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Filton areas on the afternoon of Wednesday 7th June. The first happened in the Kings Drive area of Stoke Gifford, between 12.30pm and 1.50pm, when police were called after a postal worker spotted that a window had been smashed. Officers attended and found that

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MP discusses Bradley Stoke burglaries with police inspector and residents

Local MP Jack Lopresti has met residents and Avon and Somerset Police Inspector Clive Summerill to discuss the high number of burglaries that have taken place in Bradley Stoke and surrounding areas in recent months. The meeting was arranged after concern had been expressed that families who may own gold jewellery are being specifically targeted by organised gangs. According to

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Public meeting to discuss burglaries in Bradley Stoke.

Over 200 attend public meeting with police after surge in burglaries in Bradley Stoke

Well over 200 people attended a public meeting at Holy Trinity Church, Bradley Stoke on Tuesday 24th January to share their concerns over a surge in burglaries in the area, and in particular the proportion of these incidents in which so-called ‘high value gold’ was stolen. The meeting took place just days after properties in Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke;

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