Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Air Ambulance scrambled as serious crash closes County Way

EXPECT rush-hour delays in Trowbridge after a crash late this afternoon caused the closure of County Way. The collision, involving a car and a motorcycle, happened just after 4pm this afternoon. Police and paramedics attended and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance was...

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...

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...

Trowbridge street on police lockdown as man is stabbed in the backside

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in the backside in Trowbridge this evening. At approximately 5pm a local man, aged 43, was assaulted in Union Street. He sustained a stab wound to his buttock and was taken...

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...

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...

Elderly man grabbed five-year-old by throat and threw him in hedge

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a five-year-old boy was injured when an elderly man threw him in to a hedge. The boy was walking with his grandfather along Manvers Street in Trowbridge, near to the bus stop, on...

Police increase evening patrols in Warminster and Trowbridge

POLICE in Trowbridge and Warminster have launched a new night-time economy operation designed to keep the community safe over Christmas and beyond. Operation Bacchus will see an increased visible police presence in the towns during the party season in the...

Neglect contributed to death of Trowbridge soldier, coroner rules

NEGLECT played a part in the deaths of three Army reservists - including one from Trowbridge - who collapsed during a 16-mile SAS test march, a coroner has ruled. Wiltshire Corporal James Dunsby died at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital from multiple...

“Nick won his toughest fight yet”: Wiltshire boxer Blackwell emerges from coma

WILTSHIRE boxer Nick Blackwell has woken from his coma. The 25-year-old had been placed in an induced coma for almost seven days at St. Mary's Hospital following his collapse in the wake of a brutal defeat at the hands of Chris...

Holt woman, 47, jailed following death of Bradford on Avon man

A CLASS A drug dealer from Holt has been jailed for five-and-a-half years after she was found guilty of supplying heroin. Hayley Beaven, aged 47, of Green Close, was found guilty at an earlier trial at Swindon Crown Court. On 2 May...

Woman suffers facial injuries as BMW driver confronts dog walkers

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after a female dog walker suffered facial injuries following a confrontation with a BMW driver in Trowbridge. Officers were called to a report of an assault which occurred at around 3.20pm on Monday, at the junction...

UKTI urging business owners to learn more about exports at Trowbridge seminar

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) South West is holding an ‘Introduction to Exports’ seminar in Trowbridge on Thursday September 24.  Following the success that South West based brands such as Yeo Valley, Aardman Animations and Waterbabies have found overseas, UKTI...

“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...

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...