There have been a number of incidents in the last week particularly in the Newent area. On the 24th January in the Hartpury area offenders have cut a padlock to enter a yard and have stolen a sixteen foot trailer with a winch on the front.
Number plates were stolen from a vehicle in the Strawberry Hill area on the 27th of January. Also on the same day offenders have forced a padlock on a gate to gain entry and unscrewed a bolt from a shed nothing stolen.
A Honda Rotavator was stolen from the Barbers Bridge area reported on the 30th January. In general there has been an increase in thefts of 4×4 vehicles. It is believed people are scouting the area during the day and stealing them at night. There have been reports of males in hired vans selling new chain saws. We are asking people not to buy them and report it to the Police on 101.