‘Irreplaceable’ medals stolen from Sidmouth home

Police are appealing for help to find stolen medals taken from a Sidmouth home. The collection inclu

Police are appealing for help to find stolen medals taken from a Sidmouth home. The collection includes Queens South African Medal, Kings South African Medal, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Kings Police Medal, MBE. Picture: Devon and Cornwall Police - Credit: Archant

‘Irreplaceable’ medals have been stolen from a home in Sidmouth.

The sentimental collection which includes the Kings and Queens South African medals, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Kings Police Medal and MBE were taken between Tuesday October 9 and Thursday October 11.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the after a burglary Fortescue area during that time or have been offered the distinctive medals to get in touch.

A police spokesman said: “The medals are of huge sentimental value to the family and were awarded to the grandfather of the victim.”

Anyone with information should email 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101 quoting crime reference CR/094590/18.


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Information can also be given anonymous to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or calling 0800 555 111.

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