Help needed to identify two men

We are releasing e-fit images of two men we would like to speak to in connection with investigations into two separate and unconnected burglaries on the same day. The first incident happened at 7.25pm on 3 March at a property in Falcondale Walk in Bristol. Three suspects accessed the property by forcing a side gate and took a portable speaker. One of the suspects – featured in the e-fit – was…

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Do you recognise this men?

We’re appealing for your help to identify the four men pictured. They could have important information to help with our investigation into a drugs operation carried out in South Gloucestershire on 12 February. We’d like the men, or anyone recognising them to contact us. We believe they may have links with Gloucestershire, Thames Valley and the West Midlands areas. If you can help please contact us.

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Vast majority of public complying with coronavirus rules – Chief Constable

Chief Constable Andy Marsh has thanked the overwhelming majority of the public for working with police officers to respect the Government’s advice to reduce the spread of coronavirus. In an interview with BBC Newsnight last night, he reiterated the force’s desire to engage with the public to protect our NHS and that issuing fines is only a last resort. He said:

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Arrests made and vehicles recovered after car key burglary – Bristol

We’ve arrested two men in connection with a car key burglary in Brislington, Bristol – and recovered the two stolen vehicles. Thieves broke into a house to take the keys and steal a Fiat Doblo van and a Volkswagen T-Roc overnight Wednesday 25 to Thursday 26 March. It was reported just after 11.15am on Thursday. That afternoon a patrolling PCSO spotted the two vehicles in the Inns Court area and…

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E-fit issued in burglary investigation – Bath

We’re seeking help to identify the man in this e-fit as part of an investigation into a burglary in Bath. A householder disturbed two men in his property in Gordon Road just before 4.30pm on Monday 9 December 2019. The men left when disturbed. The householder described them as: Aged in his early 20s, white, about 5ft 8ins tall and of slight build, wearing a black hoody with the hood up…

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Closure orders used to tackle ASB – Highbridge

Neighbourhood police in Highbridge have been working with the police anti-social behaviour (ASB) team and partner agencies to tackle problem premises in the town. In the past nine months we’ve dealt with four nuisance properties. We successfully obtained closure orders from magistrates for two homes last summer (June and July 2019) after residents reported anti-social behaviour linked to drug…

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Man charged over petrol station robbery

A 28-year-old man from Bristol has been charged over the weekend in connection with a robbery at a petrol station in Brislington on Wednesday 4 March. Saeed Ali, of Hayes Close, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates Court today. Ali has also been charged with a second robbery plus two counts of using racially-aggravated words to cause distress.

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Arrests after officers spat on and coughed at while attending incidents

Arrests have been made after officers were spat on, coughed at and physically attacked while attending incidents in our force area overnight. Ch Supt Carolyn Belafonte said any assault on officers of this nature were particularly abhorrent in light of the public health crisis the country is facing. She said:

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Renewed appeal for missing man Philip Runacres

We’re still appealing for help to find vulnerable missing person Philip Runacres. Concern is growing for 60-year-old Philip who went missing on Monday 9 March from the Heathfield Close area of Bath. He has not been seen since but we know he has connections in Bath and he may still be in the city. He is described as a white man, 5ft 9ins tall of medium build. He has blue eyes and wears glasses and…

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Man sentenced after homemade explosive devices found in home

A 39-year-old man has today (Friday 27 March) been sentenced at Bristol Crown Court after pleading guilty to making an explosive substance. Police were first contacted at the end of last year by UK Border Agency after it had intercepted two packages for Daniel Magee which contained suspected prohibited items. While conducting a subsequent search of Magee’s home in Southmead…

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