‘Lock it or lose it’ police warn drivers

PUBLISHED: 06:53 25 November 2010

POLICE are warning Beer and Branscombe residents not to leave valuables on display in their cars after two cars were broken into in three days.

On Saturday, November 13, a make-up bag and its contents was stolen from a Renault parked outside the Fountain Head, Branscombe (crime ref KN/10/451). On Tuesday, November 16, a CD player, CDs and sunglasses were stolen from a Peugeot parked in Underleys, Beer (crime ref KN/10/457).

These incidents came after a mobile phone, CDs, torch and sunglasses were stolen from a Peugeot parked at Colyton Grammar School on Thursday, November 11 (crime ref KN/10/448).

Seaton Rural neighbourhood beat manager, PC Steve Speariett, said: “If possible, take your valuables with you or lock them out of sight.”

Anyone with any information about the above crimes can call the police on 08452 77744 quoting the relevant crime reference number.


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