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Crime stats for Cheddar Valley revealed - what's happened in your village?

By cfayfineran  |  Posted: December 05, 2013

Crime stats for Cheddar Valley revealed - what's happened in your village?

Crime stats for Cheddar Valley revealed - what's happened in your village?

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MORE than 100 crimes were reported in October, according to statistics by Police.uk, an increase on this time last year.

In October 2013, 109 crimes were reported to Avon and Somerset Police, compared to 99 crimes in October 2012.

Of the 109 crimes, 35 were for anti-social behaviour, eight violent or sexual offences, nine criminal damage and arson and 20 were for burglary.

Cheddar had the most reported crimes, with 44 reported while Axbridge had 11.

The most crime ridden street in Cheddar Valley was by the petrol station on Upper New Road, with 12 crimes – 10 of which were for burglary and two for shoplifting.

Union Street had two reports of sexual offences and one report of drugs.

A supermarket on Roynon Way, just off Church Street, reported two incidents of shoplifting and one of theft.

Anti-social behaviour reports for the village were highest on Centenary Way, The Cliffs, Walnut Close and Axbridge Road.

Barrow Park reported one burglary and one vehicle crime.

In Axbridge, the 11 offences included anti-social behaviour, criminal damage and arson, burglary and violence and sexual offences.

The rest of the cheddar Valley was also doused in crime, with Winscombe reporting nine incidents and Banwell also notching up nine – three of which were violent or sexual offences.

Mark reported six incidents, Cross reported four, Draycott with three, East Brent, Wedmore with two and Compton bishop, Brent Knoll, Shipham, Sandford, Churchill and Blackford all reported one.

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