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Tool thefts from vans – Midsomer Norton/Radstock area

Priority closed

  • This priority is now closed as a result of the actions below.
  • If you have any questions or issues concerning this priority, you can contact the beat team using the contact form on the beat page.

Please be aware of an increase in thefts from vehicles, in particular vans, in the area of Radstock and Midsomer Norton. Where possible, remove expensive equipment from your vehicle and think about how you park your van. Try to park with rear doors obstructed by walls or buildings to improve security and look at the possibility of adding additional locks to doors. For further crime prevention advice make contact with your beat team via the police website.


  • Monday 6th September, 2021

    Priority to be closed due to decrease in reports. The Neighbourhood Team will continue to be aware of any reports coming in regarding this.

  • Wednesday 26th May, 2021

    Reports locally have decreased, however, this is a district wide issue and so the beat team will continue to prioritise it with awareness being given to van owners and patrols on late shifts in areas where vans are parked.

  • Tuesday 26th January, 2021

    Frome NPT continue to conduct Hi visibility patrols in the area. Again we ask that members of the public who are witnessing any incidents to report them to us as they are happening, via 999, 101 or the Force Website.

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