Drink-driver convicted after being caught on his own dashcam footage

A drink-driver has been banned from driving and given a suspended jail sentence after the offence was captured on his own dashcam. The 56-year-old man from Patchway knocked down a street sign, mounted kerbs, veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with a parked car, while driving at more than three times the legal limit. The incidents happened in the Gloucester Road area of South…


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Appeal: officers assaulted in Southmead public order incident

Police are investigating a public order incident which took place at The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead on Saturday 11 September at about 9.55pm. An altercation took place between a large group of young people which resulted in criminal damage to property. Three police officers who attended the incident were assaulted. Three girls aged in their mid to late teens were arrested in…


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Appeal following racially aggravated assault in Bristol – update

Following our earlier appeal, we’ve now identified two men that police wished to speak to in connection with a racially aggravated assault outside OMG Bar on Frogmore Street, Bristol on the night of Saturday 21 August. Thanks to all who shared the appeal and came forward with information. Officers still want to identify an additional female victim who they believe was assaulted inside OMG shortly…


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Operation Jemloock Reaches Arrest Milestone

Monday, 20 September, 2021

A force-wide operation created to combat serious violence and knife crime in West Yorkshire has reached another major milestone.
Over 6,000 arrests have now been made by officers working on Operation Jemlock and almost 900 weapons have been seized, reducing the potential for serious harm.
In the last 12 months the work of those on the operation, together with force colleagues working routinely has seen the following reductions;

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Man threatened with baseball bat, Plymouth

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was choked and then threatened with a baseball bat outside a Plymouth nightclub.

The incident happened by Switch in Sherwell Lane where a man was seen to get out of a car and assault the other man.

It is believed that the victim ran from the scene and police are urging him to come forward to assist with enquiries.

Police would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help the police with their investigation.

A 29-year-old man from Plymouth has been arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and driving while unfit through drink or drugs. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

If you can assist with the police investigation, please email [email protected] or telephone 101, quoting crime reference CR/079170/21.


Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Appeal for witness who helped a distressed woman

We’re trying to trace a member of the public who gave a woman a lift after finding her in an altercation with a man in Taunton. The passer-by came across the pair in Wellsprings Road at the junction with Cheddon Road at about 1pm on Tuesday 14 September. The woman was on foot and was in an argument with a man driving a silver Mercedes car. The member of the public, a woman driving a white car…


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UPDATE - Appeal After Nine-Year-Old Boy Dies Following Collision in Keighley

Monday, 21 September, 2021

A 49-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the death of a nine-year-old boy in a collision in Keighley on Friday night (Friday, 17 September) has been released on bail.


Saturday, 18 September, 2021

Police are appealing for witnesses following the tragic death of a nine-year-old boy in a collision in Keighley last night (Friday, 17 September).

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals