“Get ’em off!”: Officer mistaken for stripper in Del Boy moment

A TROWBRIDGE PCSO got more than he bargained for when he wandered innocently into a woman's 50th birthday party - and was mistaken for the stripper. Police Community Support Officer Mike Obern was out on foot patrol when he popped...

Tesco calling time on 24-hour shopping

SUPERSTORE giant Tesco has announced that 76 of its 24-hour stores will no longer open all through the night. Swindon's giant Ocotal Way outlet plus superstores in Salisbury and Trowbridge will not be affected, but the Tesco Extra in Cirencester...

Witness appeal as Trowbridge woman dives on pavement to avoid car attack

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman claimed she had to dive out of the way of a car that was deliberately driven at her in Trowbridge. The 20-year-old female has told officers that the vehicle was driven at...

UPDATE: Men in car approaching Trowbridge girl a misunderstanding, say police

UPDATE: Police released a further statement shortly before midnight on Friday confirming the investigation has been suspended due to a "misunderstanding". The statement read: "Further to earlier reports of a 12-year-old girl being approached by two men in a car...

Police seek man who unleashed aggressive rant in Trowbridge Tesco car park

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was the victim of a barrage of abuse in a Trowbridge over the weekend. The incident occurred at approximately 12.45pm on Sunday 3 July 2016. A man was stood outside of a green...

Gang member ‘Tiny’ gets three years after Trowbridge drugs bust

A TROWBRIDGE-BASED drug dealer has been sentenced to three years imprisonment after pleading guilty to drug offences. Bilihimin Omisola, aged 24, came to the attention of officers in August 2015. Officers were called to an address in Newtown in relation to...

Hypothermic man rescued from roof of car after ignoring flood warning

A MAN had to be rescued from the roof of his car this evening after getting stuck in flood water. Signs had been put in place on the B3105 Staverton Causeway warning of flooding following the deluge of rain ushered...

Trowbridge police uncover sophisticated cannabis factory

TROWBRIDGE Community Policing Team executed a warrant in The Down on Friday and uncovered a sophisticated cannabis factory. Following community intelligence and joint working between the CPT, intelligence department and the Dedicated Crime Team,  more than 300 plants in various stages of...

The chilling moment robber pulls gun in armed raid at Trowbridge petrol station

POLICE are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Trowbridge. Police received a call at 11.55pm last night reporting a robbery at the Yarnbrook Filling Station, in Trowbridge. A man, who was wearing a balaclava and carrying what appeared to...

Police launch investigation after woman is found in Trowbridge alleyway

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information after a woman was found beaten and bloodied in a Trowbridge alleyway this morning. At approximately 4.40 am today, Sunday 3 July, a woman aged in her twenties was found injured in the alleyway on...

Police hunt cyclist after daylight sexual assault in Trowbridge

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Trowbridge. The incident happened at approximately 2.45pm on 4 May 2016. A woman, aged in her 30s, was walking home when she stopped to cross the road at...

Serious crash at crossroads near Trowbridge, drivers warned to avoid area

THE crossroads of a main route near Trowbridge has been closed ahead of rush hour following a serious crash. Emergency services are currently at the scene at the A366/B3109 crossroads at Wingfield heading towards Farleigh Hungerford. The injuries sustain by the parties...

Trowbridge police probe racially-motivated apple attack

POLICE in Trowbridge are appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred in Bythesea Road. At approximately 8pm on 8 August 2016, a 21-year-old woman was walking near to the library when she saw a youth riding towards her from...

Good boy! Breaker the Police dog takes down teen suspect in Trowbridge armed robbery...

A POLICE dog has successfully trapped and detained the teenage male suspected of robbing a Trowbridge petrol station at gunpoint. A 17-year-old from the Westbury area was arrested last night on suspicion of Tuesday's armed robbery at Yarnbrook Petrol Station. Officers...

McDonald’s crew out in force to tackle town’s litter issues

McDONALD'S Business Manager Damion Francis and crew members from the fast food giants' restaurant in Trowbridge joined forces with the town's council leader, Bob Brice, to help tackle litter hot spots near Wiltshire Drive. Armed with litter pickers, the 19-strong team, which...