Family issue tribute after man’s death in Highbridge

The family of a man found dead in Highbridge last week have issued a tribute to him. Paul Wells, 39, died on Thursday 25 June following an incident in the Edithmead Lane area. A post-mortem revealed he died as a result of stab wounds. His family said: “Paul was a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, godfather, cousin and friend. “Originally from Middlesbrough in the North East, Paul was very family…

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Did you witness Huish Episcopi moped collision?

We’re appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle collision in Huish Episcopi. A moped rider came off their bike while travelling on the A372 towards Long Sutton shortly after 9.30pm on Friday (26 June). The rider, a 29-year-old woman, required hospital treatment for injuries to her face and shoulder. She was also arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

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Public thanked for support during Highbridge murder investigation

Detectives conducting a murder investigation in Highbridge have thanked the public for their support in recent days and provided an update on their inquiry. We were called at about 2.30pm on Thursday 25 June after a man’s body was found in a garden in the Edithmead Lane area. Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of murder on the same day. On Friday evening, he was transferred to a secure…

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Five arrests in murder inquiry after man dies – Weston-super-Mare

A murder investigation is being carried out after a man injured in Weston-super-Mare over the weekend died in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 30 June). Police were called to the Ridgeway Avenue area at about 12.05am on Saturday 27 June following a reported disturbance. A man in his 40s was found seriously injured by officers and taken by paramedics to hospital in Bristol, but died today.

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Did you see collision on A37 at weekend?

We’re appealing for witnesses to come forward following a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Somerset on Sunday 28 June. A white van was travelling along the A37 at Key Hill, towards Yeovil, when it left the road and collided with a tree. It happened at about 12.05am. The driver, a man in his 40s, sustained a serious injury and was taken to hospital in an air ambulance.

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Witness appeal after assault in Wellington

We’re asking anyone who witnessed an assault in Wellington to come forward. The incident happened on Sunday 21 June. One person has been arrested. Three people were walking along Courtland Road in the early hours when they were approached by a group of youths or young adults they did not know. The trio were subsequently assaulted. A 30-year-old man and 45-year-old woman suffered a minor head…

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Can you help identify this man?

We’re releasing a CCTV image of man we’d like to talk to as part an investigation into a burglary in Bath. Cash and bank cards were stolen from a property in the Lower Weston area on Tuesday, 26 May. Specialist crime scene investigators examined the property while house to house and CCTV enquiries have also been carried out. We’re now circulating an image of a man we’d like to speak to in…

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Two charged following distraction burglary in Longwell Green

Two men have been charged in connection with a distraction burglary in Longwell Green, South Gloucestershire. Alfie Amith, aged 26, from Highcross Place, Chertsey, Surrey and Frankie Smith, aged 20, from Almners Road, Lyne, Surrey, have been charged with one count of burglary and two counts of fraud by false representation. The charge relates to an incident in Ellacombe Road on Monday 22 June in…

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Two arrests after man injured in Weston-super-Mare

Two men have been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into injuries sustained by a man in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend. Police were called to the Ridgeway Avenue area at about 12.05am on Saturday 27 June following a reported disturbance involving three males. Officers found one man having suffered serious injuries and police gave emergency treatment at the scene ahead of…

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CCTV image released after theft of ornaments

We’re investigating the reported theft of two ornamental urns and pillars from an address in Portishead earlier this month. The items were removed from outside a property in Lockside between 8.45-9.15pm on Thursday 18 June. CCTV enquiries have been carried out and show a male, pictured, we wish to speak to in connection with the incident. We’re keen to hear from anyone who recognises the…

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