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Police investigate after wheel nuts are loosened on car

By Central Somerset Gazette  |  Posted: February 07, 2013

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Police in central Somerset are investigating an incident in which the wheel nuts were loosened on a car at Westhay.

Sometime between 7pm on January 31 and the following morning, someone tampered with a vehicle parked on the main road.

The person loosened three of the wheel nuts on the vehicle but then after tampering with them and replaced the plastic covers over the bolts.

Other incidents reported to police include:

Overnight on January 26, one or more offenders broke into commercial property on the Thomas Way industrial Estate, in Glastonbury. They then stole a wood chipper and gas canisters.

At around 2am on January 29, a vehicle was damaged on Northload Street, Glastonbury. While the vehicle was parked at the rear of the building in a parking bay someone smashed the four wheel hubs on the vehicle.

At lunchtime on February 1 there was a smash and grab theft from a car on Glastonbury Tor.

Sometime between noon and 1pm someone smashed in the front passenger and rear driver's side windows.

They then stole several items from the car including the victim's wallet, a sat nav, an iPad mini and a Kindle.

Overnight on January 30 at Butleigh Hill, Butleigh, Glastonbury, someone entered the field at the location and removed a 12v leisure battery from a bird scarer and a new gas bottle and regulator.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to contact Street Police Station or call 101.

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