Crime before festival starts

Eight arrests and nine crimes reported at the Reading Festival site.

Arrests at Reading before festival

Eight people have been arrested nine crimes have been reported at the Reading festival site ahead of the start of the event tomorrow.

This includes five thefts from tents, one pickpocket, two reported for possession of cannabis, and one theft from a motor vehicle.

Thames Valley Police would remind anyone attending the festival to follow the crime prevention advice here

Festival goers can follow us on Twitter @TVP_ReadingFest for crime updates and police news around the festival.