Man charged with GBH after incident in St Pauls

A Bristol man has been charged following an incident in the St Pauls area of the city on Wednesday 16 September. Nathan Dixon, 30, was last night charged with causing grievous bodily harm and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place after a man in his 30s sustained a number of stab wounds in Grosvenor Road earlier this week. The injured man was taken to hospital. He is said to be making a…

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UPDATE: Distraction burglaries – Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Officers from Operation Remedy who are investigating a series of distraction burglaries are appealing for witnesses after another one took place yesterday (17/9) in Yate. At around 5.45pm two men attended the property of an elderly woman in Rodborough. One man approached the door and spoke to the occupant, before walking her round the side of the house. The other man was hiding in a bush and ran…

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CCTV appeal after jewellery stolen in burglary

CCTV pictures are being released as part of an ongoing investigation into a burglary in Whitchurch this month. Entry was forced at a property in Fortfield Road and jewellery stolen between 1-1.30pm on Tuesday 8 September. CCTV enquiries have been conducted and show two men we want to speak to in connection with our investigation. PC Abbie O’Brien said: “The gold jewellery stolen holds a…

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Update issued in Colston statue criminal damage investigation

Our investigation into the criminal damage caused to a statue of Edward Colston in Bristol has concluded. The statue was pulled from its plinth and rolled into Bristol harbour on Sunday, 7 June during a Black Lives Matter demonstration. It was later recovered from the water by Bristol City Council and assessed to have £3,750 worth of damage. A 25-year-old man was subsequently arrested while seven…

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Man arrested after stabbing in St Pauls

A man is in custody following a stabbing in the St Pauls are of Bristol earlier this week. The 30-year-old was arrested last night in Portbury on suspicion of attempted murder. It follows an incident in Grosvenor Road on Wednesday 16 September shortly after 9pm. A man, in his 30s, suffered a number of stab wounds. He remains in hospital but is said to be making a good recovery.

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Avon and Somerset Police open day coming to a screen near you

Officers, staff and their four legged colleagues are set to prove the show must go on when the annual open day goes virtual. From 10.30am on Sunday (20/9) the Mounted Section, Roads Policing, Dog Unit and Firearms Unit will all take to the small screen, as their live displays are streamed via the Avon and Somerset Police website, Facebook and YouTube accounts. Our headline acts for the event…

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Appeal after pensioner pushed to the ground and injured

We’re releasing CCTV footage and appealing for information after a man in his 80s was pushed to the ground by a stranger in Lewins Mead, Bristol It happened at about 2pm on Saturday 8 August. The man was walking with his son when he accidentally bumped into another male pedestrian. This man responded by deliberately pushing both the pensioner and his son to the ground. The older man is now…

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UPDATE: Missing woman and child seen in Spain

We now have a confirmed sighting in Spain of a Bridgwater woman who has gone missing with her two-year-old son. Officers remain concerned for Zivile Jokubonyte, 29, and her son Saliamonas as her travel was unexpected and she has abandoned plans including a job interview. Zivile has also not been in touch with her mother, which is out of character. She and her son Saliamonas caught a flight from…

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CCTV sought after criminal damage in Wincanton

We are appealing for witnesses and CCTV footage after two incidents of criminal damage in Wincanton this week. Criminal damage at Wincanton Sports Ground has been reported to police. We believe it occurred between 10pm on Tuesday 15 September and 6am the following morning. We also received a report of criminal damage at an address in a nearby residential area on the same night.

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Investigation launched after man injured in Bristol

An investigation is under way after a man was injured in the St Pauls area of Bristol last night (Wednesday 16 September). The victim, who is in his 30s, was approached by a man in Grosvenor Road shortly after 9pm, where he received a number of stab wounds. He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical but stable condition. Officers attended and conducted a search of the area but the…

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