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Frome Town Arsons

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  • This priority is now closed as a result of the actions below.
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In the early hours of Wednesday 30th September (around 4am) there was an arson attack on a vehicle in Castle Street, Frome. House to house and CCTV enquiries have been conducted by Officers in and around the location and hi visibility patrols will continue to form part of our response to this incident.

Please continue to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity that you witness in and around this area. If you witnessed anything suspicious in connection with this incident please report it on 101 quoting Crime Ref Number 5220221693

There is currently a £1000 reward offered by Crimestoppers for information leading to a conviction, the person giving the information will remain anonymous.

Actions

  • Saturday 12th June, 2021

    Enquiries are continuing following the arrest of a 34 year old man in relation to the bin fires in this area of the town.

    Frome NPT continue to appeal for witnesses to any of these incidents and would like to remind everyone that the Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active, with any information relating to the fires potentially being rewarded.

    We are pleased to report that we have not seen and Arson or Bin fire reported in the area since the 8th Mar 2021. We ask the public to remain vigilant in the area and report any issues to us on 999, 101 or via the force website where appropriate.

  • Tuesday 11th May, 2021

    Frome NPT continue to conduct patrols in these areas throughout the day and night. We also continue to appeal for any information in relation to the incidents mentioned above. We would like to remind the community that any information can be passed to us via 101. The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

  • Tuesday 30th March, 2021

    A man has been arrested following a suspicious fire in Frome.

    The 34 year old was arrested on suspicion of starting a bin fire, in Naish’s Street, Frome at about 2.10am on Monday 8th March. He has been released under investigation.

    CCTV and house-to-house enquires have been carried out.

    Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 5221049219

    The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any person coming forward with information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

  • Sunday 21st February, 2021

    At around 0330 hrs on Sun 21 Feb 21 , A vehicle was deliberately ignited causing damage to it and 1 other vehicle. The Vehicles were parked in a car park in the Selwood Road Area of the Town.

    Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished the fire and fortunately no one was hurt.

    If you witnessed anything of interest, or if you have any information regarding this incident. Please contact the Force Service Centre on 101 quoting Incident Number 5221037514.

    The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any person coming forward with information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

  • Wednesday 10th February, 2021

    Frome neighbourhood policing team continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area.

    We are still appealing for witnesses to these incident’s if you have any information please contact 101 or crime stoppers.

    The crime stoppers appeal is still active, any information that leads to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded with up to £1000.

  • Sunday 10th January, 2021

    Between the hours of 0045 and 0130 on Tuesday 5th January, 3 bin fires were reported to us, the locations were at Gould’s Ground, Naish’s Street car park and Whittox Lane, the Fire Brigade attended and all three fires were extinguished. Fortunately no one was hurt.

    If you witnessed anything of interest, or if you have any information regarding this incident. Please contact the Force Service Centre on 101 quoting Incident Number 5221002306

     

    If you have information concerning any of the arsons in Frome please contact the Force Service Centre on 101 quoting 5218214919

    The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any person coming forward with information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

     

  • Thursday 17th December, 2020

    Frome NPT continue to conduct patrols in these areas throughout the day and night. We also continue to appeal for any information in relation to the incidents mentioned above. We would like to remind the community that any information can be passed to us via 101. The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

  • Tuesday 8th December, 2020

    Frome neighbourhood policing team continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area.

     

    We are still appealing for witnesses to these incident’s if you have any information please contact 101 or crime stoppers.

    The crime stoppers appeal is still active, any information that leads to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded with up to £1000.

  • Friday 20th November, 2020

    Frome Neighbourhood policing team continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area also Utilising the Community Contact Vehicle which is stationed in various locations.

    We also continue to appeal for witnesses to these incident’s, if you have any information, please contact 101.

    The crime stoppers appeal is also still active, any information that leads to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded with up to £1000.

  • Saturday 7th November, 2020

    At Around 3am on Saturday 7th November 2020, a car was set alight on Baker Street, Frome.

    Frome NPT continue to conduct patrols throughout the day and night and will be utilising the Community Contact Vehicle in the area. We are appealing for any witnesses to this incident and would like to remind everyone that there is a Crimestoppers reward of up to £1000 for any information that may lead to the identification of a perpetrator.

  • Thursday 5th November, 2020

    Frome NPT continue to conduct patrols in these areas throughout the day and night. We also continue to appeal for any information in relation to the incidents mentioned above. We would like to remind the community that any information can be passed to us via 101. The Crime stoppers appeal which has a reward of up to £1000 is also still active and any information leading to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded.

  • Thursday 22nd October, 2020

    Frome Neighbourhood policing team continue to conduct high visibility patrols in the area also Utilising the Community Contact Vehicle.

    We also continue to appeal for witnesses to this incident, if you have any information, please contact 101.

    The crime stoppers appeal is also still active, any information that leads to the apprehension of a suspect could be rewarded with up to £1000.

  • Sunday 11th October, 2020

    In the early hours of Sunday morning 11th October 2020,  around 3am,  wheelie bins were set alight in the small carpark at the top of Catherine Hill. Police are appealing for any witnesses to this incident and remind everyone that there is a Crimestoppers reward of £1000, all information through Crimestoppers can be anonymous, and you can still claim the reward.

  • Sunday 4th October, 2020

    Community Contact Van is parked up at Badcox this afternoon to speak to any one that has concerns.

  • Wednesday 30th September, 2020

    The Community Contacted Van was placed at Badcox for the community to come and speak about their concerns.

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