Thieves target women in purse-snatching spree

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information after a number of women had their personal items stolen while in Salisbury city centre. Three incidents happened on Tuesday, the first at approximately 2pm when a purse was stolen from a 31-year-old woman’s...

Police on alert after spate of residential break-ins in Salisbury area

POLICE in Salisbury are investigating several burglaries which have taken place in the area recently. Between April 16 and May 1, offenders broke into a home in The Borough, Downton, and stole a number of items including antique crockery, brass...

Teenage duo attack female dog walker and try to steal her pet

A WOMAN was assaulted by two boys as she walked her dog in Bulford on Monday evening. At approximately 8.30pm, a female dog walker was strolling along Tidworth Road, when she was approached by two teenage males who claimed to...

Man suffers fractured jaw and broken nose in city centre assault

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault which is believed to have taken place in Salisbury city centre. Between 2am and 2.30am on Friday, June 19, a 22-year-old man who is not from the local area, was talking to...

Asbestos fears as police hunt duo who fell through roof of building

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for two teenagers to come forward after they fell through the roof of a building in Salisbury. The incident happened around 1.15am on Sunday, June 7, when two men were seen climbing over the roof of Motabitz, Brown Street,...

23,000 descend on Stonehenge for solstice celebrations

MORE than 23,000 summer solstice revellers gathered to see the sun rise at Stonehenge this morning. Wiltshire Police worked with partners, in particular English Heritage, to ensure the solstice celebrations at the Salisbury site and further north in Avebury remained a safe event for...

Warning as rogue trader targets 93-year-old woman in Harnham

POLICE are urging people to be vigilant and to watch out for callers to elderly neighbours following a suspicious incident in Harnham. On May 29, at approximately 3.30pm, a man claiming to be a tree surgeon knocked at the door of a...