New text number to combat rural crime – 81819

Avon & Somerset Police launched a new text service on 17th January to help them prevent and detect rural crime.  

They ask rural communities and businesses to help by providing information and intelligence about suspected crime in their area.

The new number will allow the public to text information directly to the Rural Crime Team, who will be able to assess and action the intelligence quickly and efficiently.

The new number is 81819, please text any information you believe could either help prevent or detect a crime in your area.

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