Dog attacks, thefts and criminal damage add to Ottery St Mary’s crime figures
- Credit: Archant
Police report a total of 21 recorded incidents in August
Dog attacks, thefts, break-ins and criminal damage added to Ottery’s crime total for August.
The number of recorded incidents totalled 21 – just one more than the same month last year.
Police reported four assaults, two cases of threatening words and behaviour, one breach of restraining order and an incident where a drunk was in charge of children.
The Herald reported on a break-in at the West Hill Royal British Legion and police forensic work is ongoing.
You may also want to watch:
A motorbike was also stolen from a shed in the village. Thefts were reported from Recycling in Ottery (RIO), the skate park and £50 was stolen from a tent at the Beautiful Days festival in Escot Park.
Salston Manor was once again the target of criminal damage, but PCSO Maria Clapp reported that CCTV had caught two of the culprits and restorative justice had been completed at the site.
- 1 'Let’s get out of the stranglehold this killer virus has had on our lives' by staying home
- 2 Retired GP's 'curated anthology' of fly fishing experiences
- 3 Sidmouth artist paints a picture of hope for the NHS
- 4 East Devon author launches satirical book
- 5 Sad loss at Beer Albion
- 6 Lottery funding for fishermen's shed project
- 7 Friends of the Byes are helping to to save life on earth starting with a bramble bank
- 8 Police to use ANPR cameras to enforce Covid rules across Devon
- 9 Sid Valley Practice appeals for help during vaccine rollout
- 10 Sidmouth vaccinations are off to a good start
There were two reported dog attacks - one on a lamb, which was fatal, and a case in Winters Lane, where a man was bitten on the leg.