Sidmouth and Ottery burglary link

POLICE are investigating two burglaries in Sidmouth and Ottery which may be linked.

POLICE are investigating two burglaries in Sidmouth and Ottery which may be linked.

Officers were called to Sidmouth Health Centre on Monday after a purple purse was stolen from a member of staff.

The incident happened between 12noon and 1pm. On the same day between 10.30am and 11am a purse was also taken from the Coleridge Medical Centre in Ottery.

Police would like to speak to a man who was seen at Sidmouth Health Centre on that day.


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He is in his late 40s, of stocky build and was wearing a shirt, trousers and a jumper.

A police spokesperson said: "If anybody saw a man matching this description or anybody looking suspicious in the area please ring the police.

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"If you believe you are that person we would like you to contact us so we can eliminate you from our inquiries."

Anybody with information should ring police on 08452 777444 quoting crime number KS/09/576.

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