Wiltshire Police hit by power cut

Wiltshire police's non-emergency phone number was down for around 6 hours this morning, following a power cut at around 3am.

Heart's been told the 08454 087000 came back online just after 9 this morning. The 999 emergency number was NOT affected during the outage.

Extra officers were deployed outside police stations across Wiltshire and on patrol just in case the public needed to talk to them.

The force has apologised for any inconvenience the telephone failure may have caused.

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