Keynsham cars and homes destroyed in a trail of destruction

Keynsham Police are sweeping the town making multiple arrests after homes and cars were destroyed in a series of criminal damage sparked by a row between neighbours. The destruction began early today – Saturday June 25, when there was a row on Coronation Avenue around 7.30am in which a woman allegedly climbed onto the bonnet of a car.

The first call reporting damage to windows to a house and car came from nearby Caernavon Road just before 8am. And other calls from members of the public reporting similar incidents in which car windows and house windows were smashed continued to reach Avon and Somerset Police from Coronation Avenue, St George’s Road and Queens Road in Keynsham.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said they were trying to make arrests in the town during the day as investigations intensify into what happened this morning.

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“Officers believe the incidents may be related to an argument that took place on Coronation Avenue around 7:30 a.m. during which a woman allegedly climbed onto the hood of a car,” she said. “Neighborhood officers are targeting their patrols in the area and arrest attempts are underway for a number of people that police have identified through their ongoing investigations.

“If you witnessed or have dashcam, CCTV, doorbell or phone footage of any of the incidents, please call 101 and give reference 5222150532. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111,” she added.

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