There is often an increase in crimes at this time of year where property has been left insecure. Please make sure that you close and lock accessible windows and doors whenever possible and always when property is unattended. Likewise garages, sheds, outbuildings should be kept secure, garden tools, furniture and equipment locked away when not in use. Vehicles should always be locked when unattended and ensure nothing is left on display. Simple steps will greatly reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim of crime.

Below figures relate to the Exmoor beat area:
107 calls from your beat area
20 were listed as crimes, including:
0 Assault
0 Assault on Police
3 dwelling burglary (+ 0 attempt)
1 Non dwelling burglary (+ 0 attempt)
1 criminal damage – property
0 criminal damage – vehicles
0 theft from motor vehicles
0 theft of motor vehicle
0 theft of pedal cycles
0 theft from shops
remainder miscellaneous
Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) – 6 reports across the beat. Including reports of trial bikes causing noise nuisance and people jumping into Wimbleball Lake.

Beat Surgery:

20 June, The Old Dairy, Timberscombe – 10.30-11.30am
21 June, Chapel House, Dunster (Coffee with Cops event) 10.30-11.30am

If you have information about suspicious incidents or activity please telephone the police on the general number 101 – always ask the call handler to mark, or tag, your call Neighbourhood Watch.