Car crimes on the increase in Cheddar Valley
VEHICLE crime in Cheddar Valley began to increase around August 21.
It began in the Winscombe area and has since then spread to other areas including Cheddar, Wedmore, Axbridge and Shipham.
In total 19 offences of theft from motor vehicles have occurred since then.
Most of the incidents have occurred overnight, with some vehicles left insecurely.
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Items stolen include cash, laptops, tools and even a power steering pump was taken off a vehicle.
In another case, four wheels were stolen from the vehicle.
Also there has been one incident of the theft of an expensive motor vehicle from outside the victim's home.
Remember: Remove ALL valuables from your vehicles and make sure you leave your car as secure as possible.
If you want to report a crime or see something suspicious, call police on 101.