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Do you know when to call 999 or 101? If it’s not an emergency, you can contact us either online or by calling us on 101. Hear from one of our call handlers, who explains when you should call 101 rather than 999. Now you know your stuff, why don’t you take our quiz to see if you can spot a 999 call from a 101 call? http://bit.ly/1BJcQoK
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Can you help us track down the rightful owner of this jewellery? The items were found in a lane in Winterbourne last month. We think they may have been stolen in a burglary but as yet we've been unable to link them to a break-in http://bit.ly/2gfJVDh We're sure they must be precious to someone, so of you can help us return them, please get in touch online http://bit.ly/1T39W48 or call 101, quoting reference 5216259594
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UPDATE: New CCTV issued in search for missing Deakon Wilkins. If you can help, call 101 now. Please share. http://ow.ly/uOQR308wtMw
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The parents of Harry Studley, who was shot with an air weapon, have thanked well-wishers and said his "struggles" will continue for the rest of his life. http://ow.ly/A0Yl309kcqV

A statement has been released by Ed Studley and Amy Allen – the parents of Harry Studley who was shot in the head with an air weapon last summer.
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Jordan Walters jailed for 2yrs for causing Grievous Bodily Harm after one-year-old Harry Studley was shot with an air weapon in Hartcliffe last summer. http://ow.ly/LDYO309k85S

Harry Studley was seriously injured by a pellet discharged from a gas-powered air weapon at a flat in Bishport Avenue, Hartcliffe, on 1 July 2016.
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Come to a CRT open day and find out more about volunteering to help your community during times of need.
http://www.saraid.org.uk/CRT/

We're delighted to have been able to return five pregnant ewes to their rightful owner http://bit.ly/2l7qeix

We found the stolen sheep in the back of a Transit van which had been abandoned near Pilning after failing to stop for officers. Our enquiries into the theft from Almondsbury continue and if you can help please get in touch online http://bit.ly/1T39W48, or by calling 101, quoting 5217035938.

You can also contact our Rural Crime Team with information by texting 81819

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If you’ve ever wondered what to do to help a rough sleeper or what happens after you’ve made a referral to the StreetLink service, this Bristol 24/7 article is worth a read. Highlights excellent work by St Mungo’s outreach team.

Meet the people reaching out to Bristol's rough sleepers through StreetLink:

It's #FindItFriday again. Do you know who this jewellery belongs to? Is it yours? We believe they items were stolen sometime last summer and taken to a pawn brokers in Yeovil. If you recognise them then please contact PC Jim Card via the 101 number. We would like to return them to their rightful owners - and yes Facebookers, you will need to be able to prove they're yours before we hand them over! ;-)

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Three men and three women have been arrested for a number of offences including possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and being concerned in the supply of drugs after we carried out a drugs warrant in the Holway area of Taunton today, 23/02.

One of the women was also arrested for a breach of an injunction issued by her housing provider, Knightstone Housing Association, and was taken straight to Crown Court.

Chief Inspector Lisa Simpson, Local Policing Commander for W...est Somerset, said: “My officers carried out the search warrant today as a direct result of information being provided by the community about suspected drug dealing. So first of all I want to say thank you to the public for getting in touch.

“This is an excellent demonstration of the police and the public working together to tackle a difficult and complex issue. The community have made it clear they don’t want it in their neighbourhood, I won’t tolerate it and my officers will take proactive action to deal with it. Please keep talking to us, either directly or via Crimestoppers."

https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/…/drugs-warrant-in-t…/

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OPERATION HYDRA UPDATE

A further 11 drug dealers have been sentenced for selling Class A drugs on the streets of Bath.

All those who appeared at Bristol Crown Court this week were caught following a large scale police operation in December last year.

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All those who appeared at Bristol Crown Court this week were caught following a large scale police operation in December last year.
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Can you help our investigation after precious possessions were stolen from an elderly man's home in Yate around lunchtime on Thursday 16 February? http://socsi....in/n2xZE

Two men called offering to carry out work at the house, made a hole in the ceiling and left. The pensioner later found that a small box containing his mother's five-diamond engagement ring, wedding ring and cufflinks was missing.

If you can help please get in touch http://socsi.in/ahxLz, quoting reference 5217040031. Please look after your vulnerable elderly relatives, friends and neighbours and report anyone suspicious who calls on them.

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We're investigating after a woman was indecently assaulted as she walked on the cycle path near Victoria Bridge, Bath. http://socsi.in/9BeBd

It happened at about 7.50am on Wednesday 22 February. A man touched her bottom as he cycled past, heading towards Bath. He was white, in his 40s, of slim, athletic build. He wore a yellow bike helmet and a red jacket and rode a black bike with dropped handlebars.

If you can help please get in touch online http://socsi.in/tZ0B8, or by cal...ling 101, quoting reference 5217039944.

If any other women have had a similar experience recently we'd ask them to report it to us. This behaviour is not acceptable and we want to hear about it. We’d like to see people who use the cycle path looking out for one another and getting in touch with us about anyone behaving suspiciously

Anyone assaulted in this way while using the cycle path is encouraged to get to somewhere busy and call us as soon as they can with a description of the person and which way they went.

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If you find yourself wondering how best to help rough sleepers, follow @BristolCouncil for Homelessness Awareness Week

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If you are concerned about someone who is rough sleeping ANYONE can make a street referral via Streetlink.org.uk

Today, an independent report into allegations of inappropriate medical examinations undertaken by a former police Dr has been published. Full story here: http://ow.ly/TdEX309htib

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LEWIS BALL FOOTAGE

We’re releasing CCTV footage of Lewis Ball as part of our investigation into his disappearance.

The 26-year-old has not been seen since the early hours of Sunday, 5 February.

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We’re still keen for anyone who saw him who we haven’t already spoken with to get in touch.

Read our new appeal here: http://ow.ly/BnfG309fGHY

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Here is our statement regarding the Judah Adunbi investigation:

Head of Professional Standards at Avon and Somerset police Richard Corrigan said: “Today, the IPCC announced that it has served two officers with gross misconduct notices regarding the incident involving Mr Adunbi.

"We’re continuing to co-operate with them as their investigation progresses but cannot comment on the circumstances surrounding the incident as a consequence of the IPCC involvement.

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“Chief Constable Andy Marsh has promised that we will discuss the matter fully and publicly once the IPCC investigation has concluded.”

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We arrested two people in connection with a 'rogue trading' incident in Henleaze in Bristol on Monday. Bank staff called us when an elderly man, who was visibly agitated, asked to withdraw a large amount of cash. He told staff the money was for men who were waiting at his house demanding payment for clearing his gutters.

Rogue traders are criminals who take advantage of people by using high-pressure sales techniques. Their work is often overpriced, poor quality or not requi...red at all. They often prey on elderly or vulnerable people.

Please look out for your neighbours and relatives, sometimes all it takes is a simple 'hello' and a smile to make someone feel safer and less isolated.

More details and advice on staying safe here:

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We’re warning residents in north Bristol to be on their guard for potential rogue traders and cold callers, after two people were arrested in connection with over-charging for house maintenance work.
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Do you live in Horfield, Bishopston, Henleaze or Filton? Please make sure your sheds and garages are secure as there have been a number of break-ins over the past few months. Thieves are looking for 🚲's and 🔧 🔨's or anything else of value 💰.

PCSO Charlotte Thompson and her team have hand delivered 450 letters to homes in the area this week, explaining how people can make their outbuildings more secure. 👮 🔐

More info and crime prevention tips here:...
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