Men can be victims of domestic abuse too - support is available
"It's hard to recognise abuse when you're in a relationship, no matter who you are, and it's easier to deny it. But when you do recognise it and accept it for what it is - there is support out there." For Sean (*name has been changed to protect the person's identity), who now works in Swindon in a role which involves helping to prevent domestic abuse, it took years for him to realise he was in a psychologically and emotionally abusive marriage.
Knives and drugs seized following further arrests during operation targeting county lines
Officers arrested a 17-year-old boy in Swindon town centre last night who had travelled from London to deliver drugs to users in the town. As part of their work to tackle county lines drugs gangs in the county, officers carried out a proactive stop in the town centre.
County Lines action - latest arrests and charges
Officers have been carrying out more drugs warrants today (08/10) in Swindon as part of Wiltshire Police's operation to stop County Lines.
Burglary in Queens Drive, Swindon - appeal for information
Officers investigating a burglary at a house in Swindon are appealing for any witnesses. The house, in Queens Drive, was broken into yesterday (October 7) sometime between 1.50pm and 3.30pm.
Nine arrested during morning raids to tackle county lines
More than 50 of our officers carried out ten drugs warrants across Swindon today as part of the Force's effort to crack down on County Lines. A total of nine were arrested on suspicion of drug dealing at various locations.
CCTV appeal after woman has purse stolen in Swindon
We have released a CCTV image following an incident where an elderly woman had her purse stolen in Swindon.
Waging war on rural crime
This week Wiltshire Police are supporting the National Police Chief's Council's week of action against rural crime.
Witness appeal after motorcyclist suffers serious injury in Swindon collision
We are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist suffered a serious foot injury in a collision in Swindon this morning.
Robbery in Bridge End Road, Swindon - appeal for information
We're appealing for information following a robbery in Bridge End Road, Swindon. At approximately 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 October, a 19-year-old man was cycling past the Dockle Farmhouse pub when a man jumped into his path and pushed him from his bike.
Road rage incident in Chippenham - appeal for witnesses
We're appealing for witnesses following a road rage incident in Chippenham. The incident happened at approximately 8.30pm on Sunday 6 October in Avenue La Fleche.
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