Burglars strike again in town overnight

Sidmouth Police Station in Woolcombe Lane

Sidmouth Police Station in Woolcombe Lane - Credit: Archant

More businesses were targeted by burglars last night (Thursday) after a spate of break-ins across the Sid Valley.

Thieves made failed attempts to access Rendezvous, Upper Crust (crime reference CR/058423/15) and Osbournes Coffee Shop at around 2am.

They managed to access I Want, I Need, taking a small amount of cash without causing much damage.

At Prospect News also suffered a break-in. The Herald is awaiting details.

A police spokesman said East Hill Pride was also targeted.


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Eight businesses around Sidmouth town centre and Salcombe Regis were broken into on between the hours of 10pm and 1.30am on Monday night (August 17). Attempts were made on two others.

Police are reviewing CCTV footage and forensic evidence from the scenes.

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