News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Elderly woman hurt in mugging in Keynsham

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    An elderly woman had her handbag snatched from her shoulder as she walked in Berkeley Gardens in Keynsham. The attack at about 1pm on Monday caused her to fall and injure her shoulder. The robber is described as being a slim, white …

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  • Bank security guard robbed in Keynsham

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    A security guard was assaulted and robbed as he delivered cash to a bank in Keynsham High Street yesterday. Two men struck as the guard was taking cash to the Santander bank. After knocking him to the ground, they grabbed …

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  • Knife-point robbery in Staple Hill

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    Police are appealing for information after a knife-point robbery at a convenience store in Staple Hill High Street at about 9.45pm on Monday (9th October). A man threatened the shop worker and demanded cash from the till, cigarettes and bottles …

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  • Series of burglaries in North Common including one by masked raiders

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    Police are asking for information and CCTV footage after a series of house break-ins in the North Common area including one yesterday in Cloverlea Road by two masked men. The men are both described as 5ft 10in. Nothing was taken …

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  • Spate of ‘keying’ attacks on cars in Warmley

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    Seven cars have been damaged in a spate of ‘keying’ incidents in one Warmley road. The most recent attack in Station Close was on an 80-year-old man’s car last weekend. Every panel on the vehicle was keyed. Local councillor Ian Adams, who …

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  • Appeal after rogue trader cons pensioner in Hanham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a Hanham man in his 80s was persuaded to pay over the odds for having a single roof tile repaired. The pensioner had just returned to his home in Whittucks Road at …

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  • CCTV released following attempted armed robbery in Kingswood

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    Police have today released CCTV images of a man they want to identify following an attempted robbery in Kingswood. A man went into the Kwik Save store in Two Mile Hill Road at just before 11pm on Saturday 9th September …

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  • 300 people attend first public exhibition for Junction 18a consultation

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    Three hundred people turned out yesterday for the first of a series of public exhibitions being held for people to find out more and have their say on options for an M4 Junction 18a and link road. The meeting, being …

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  • Crews tackle fire above Kingswood café

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    Fire crews were called out to a café in Kingswood town centre yesterday to tackle a fire in the roof space. The alarm was raised shortly before 3pm at Cafe Buono Appetito in Moravian Road and the building was evacuated. …

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  • CCTV images released in Keynsham burglary appeal

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    Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises the man in these CCTV stills from the Bonzo Lounge in Market Walk, Keynsham. The restaurant-bar was burgled at about 12.30am on Tuesday (29th August) and cash was stolen from the …

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