arrests made by police in Highbridge after crime wave
made eight arrests over the weekend following a wave of incidents
Adrian Jones and Ryan Dinham from the Highbridge police team have
made the arrests after windows were smashed, a ticket machine
was attacked and stones were thrown at people.
Three youths were arrested on Friday (March 5th) after they admitted
causing criminal damage to windows in the town on three occasions
during the past week.
offence of criminal damage to the ticket machine at Highbridge
Railway Station has now been cleared up within 48 hours of being
Saturday night, a further four youths were arrested for drug offences
in Highbridge after a quantity of cannabis was seized by officers.
busy weekend for the police continued on Sunday, when a 19 year-old
male was arrested for two assaults in Highbridge. The assaults
had occurred in Worston Lane following a stone-throwing incident
Sergeant Ian Kennett, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I
would like to reassure the local community that my team is working
hard to bring offenders to justice and positive action will always
public can feel confident that issues that they raise are taken
seriously and offenders can expect to be arrested if they commit
would ask the public to help us identify anyone who throws stones
at other people's property, and not to take the law into their