Police praise Sidmouth resident

PUBLISHED: 17:28 27 September 2008 | UPDATED: 11:15 17 June 2010

POLICE have praised a resident who called them at 4am on Saturday morning after hearing a disturbance in Mill Street, Sidmouth. A police dog handler and traffic unit was dispatched. We were given full details of the suspect and vehicle which we checked

POLICE have praised a resident who called them at 4am on Saturday morning after hearing a disturbance in Mill Street, Sidmouth.

A police dog handler and traffic unit was dispatched.

"We were given full details of the suspect and vehicle which we checked out and found it to be a local person and not suspicious," said Sergeant Andy Turner.

"This is just the type of call we want from the public," he said.

His team is investigating a series of local burglaries.


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