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.

Three teenagers who left two people in hospital following an attack in Chipping Sodbury have pleaded guilty to assault.

The victims suffered broken bones in the unprovoked attack, after being set upon by a group of males wearing knuckledusters.

All three defendants, who cannot be named due to their age, pleaded guilty to charges of to common assault with battery. They were ordered to engage in a ten month behaviour plan with the conditions to be set as well as paying compensation to each of the victims.

FULL STORY: Knuckleduster thugs plead guilty to attacking teens in Chipping Sodbury

Three people have been arrested after an illegal house party was held in Thornbury.

Arrests were made following a disorder and an investigation for an offence of affray is underway.

Those involved also face fines for breaching Covid-19 restrictions.

FULL STORY: Three arrested after illegal house party in Thornbury

A group of teenager boys have been caught on CCTV attempting to break into Chalford Sports and Social Club.

Police were called to the break-in after windows were smashed and two attempts made to enter the Highfield Way venue.

The boys will pay for damage caused and undertake restorative community work in the coming weeks.

FULL STORY: Teenage boys caught on CCTV breaking in to Chalford Sports and Social Club

Police are appealing for information after a village shop was ransacked, as thieves stole over £5,000 worth of cigarettes and cash.

Two male suspects were captured on CCTV raiding The Village Shop in Ashton Keynes.

FULL STORY: CCTV appeal after village store ransacked of cigarettes worth £5,000

Police officers investigating a suspected arson in Malmesbury have issued CCTV footage of two males who may have vital information.

Emergency Services were called to St Joseph's Primary School last month after outbuildings were set on fire.

FULL STORY: CCTV appeal after suspected arson at primary school in Malmesbury