Police hope to see 'increase in officer numbers'
and Highbridge Police hope to see an increase in the number of officers
in the towns over coming months, it's been revealed.
Ryan Edwards from Burnham-On-Sea Police, pictured, hinted
at likely changes during a disussion during this month's Town Council
told councillors: "We are currently reviewing our neighbourhood
policing plan and there will be changes and more news on this soon."
should know that I am fighting hard for policing in the Burnham-On-Sea
area and am doing all I can to increase - not a decrease - in the
numbers of police here."
Edwards went on to say that
work has continued locally after a summer crime spree.
did have a number of burglaries over the summer which had a huge
impact in the Burnham-On-Sea area."
were mainly break-ins via back gardens, and opportunistic burglaries."
put in some targeted work to address the issue and made two significant
arrests, which is very positive. Those two cases are currently goimg
through the courts."