Here are five of the biggest crime stories that have featured in the SNJ, Gazette Series or Wilts Glos Standard over the past few days.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary at Nailsworth Vape Shop.

It is believed that a man forced entry to the premises before stealing e-cigarettes and vape liquids.

FULL STORY: Police release CCTV images after burglary in Nailsworth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Yate.

A woman in her 40s from Yate was taken to hospital for treatment following the incident on Church Road.

A man in his 20s from Chipping Sodbury was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, drug driving and driving without due care.

FULL STORY: Police appeal after pedestrian hit by Audi in Yate

Armed police were called to a shop in Whitminster last Sunday afternoon.

A teenager was subsequently arrested on suspicion of robbery and later released under investigation.

FULL STORY: Teen arrested after armed police called out to incident at Whitminster shop

Searches at a house in Cirencester as part of an historic murder investigation have now concluded.

Police spent a week searching the property in St Mary’s Road in the Beeches area of Cirencester, while a house in Swindon was also searched in connection with the case.

FULL STORY: Cirencester Murder Probe: Police conclude house search

A large number of lambs have been stolen from a farm in Sharpness.

The lambs have no identification tags to link them to the farm and have a total value of around £24,000.

FULL STORY: Police appeal after large number of lambs stolen in Sharpness