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.

More than 50 images have been released of individuals the police would like to identify in connection with an illegal rave in Yate.

Still images captured on body-worn cameras by police show ravers at the unlicensed music event that was held on Stover Trading Estate over Halloween weekend.

So far 12 people have been arrested, while two organisers have received £10,000 fines.

FULL STORY: Police release 52 images of revellers at Yate rave

Police are investigating a report of illegal hunting after hounds from the Duke Of Beaufort’s Hunt were filmed chasing a fox on Hawkesbury Common.

Footage obtained by animal welfare charity League Against Cruel Sports shows a fox jumping through a barbed wire fence with several hounds following closely behind.

But a spokesperson for the Beaufort Hunt called the allegation 'spurious' and said the hounds were stopped shortly after the video ends.

FULL STORY: Police investigating after video shows fox being chased by Beaufort Hunt hounds

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a suspicious incident involving a teenager in Stroud.

A 14-year-old boy reported that he was walking along Stratford Road in Stroud at around 3.20pm last Monday (November 16) when he was approached by a man.

The man, who was described as being middle aged, white, bald and of a stocky build, tried to start a conversation with the boy who became alarmed and ran to a nearby supermarket.

FULL STORY: Dashcam appeal after boy, 14, approached by man in Stratford Road, Stroud

A store manager was subjected to homophobic abuse following an incident in Coalpit Heath

Police are keen to trace people captured on CCTV as part of an investigation into a hate crime at a supermarket in Badminton Road.

FULL STORY: CCTV images released after shop worker subjected to abuse in Coalpit Heath

Police are appealing for witnesses after several incidents of criminal damage at churches in North Wiltshire.

Churches in Alderton, Sherston and Luckington have been targeted.

Damage has been caused to the leaded windows and it is expected to cost the churches thousands of pounds to properly repair.

FULL STORY: 'Mindless' vandals damage several churches in North Wiltshire