Chance to meet police

December 20 2017

MANGOTSFIELD residents concerned over a dramatic rise in burglaries are invited to meet local beat officers this month and next.

MANGOTSFIELD residents concerned over a dramatic rise in burglaries are invited to meet local beat officers this month and next.

Beat surgeries have been arranged in St James Church Hall on Mondays, January 15 and 22 and February 5 and 12, from 5-6pm.

This follows a meeting with police on November 20 in the Red Lion, attended by about 50 people.

Police told residents that the number of domestic burglaries in South Gloucestershire over four weeks had shot up to 79, rather than about 45

The main types of break-ins are car key burglaries and paddle handle burglaries.