Sidmouth Folk week policing hailed a success
EFFORTS to keep residents and tourists safe during this year s Folk Festival have been hailed a success by police.
EFFORTS to keep residents and tourists safe during this year's Folk Festival have been hailed a success by police.
During the popular week policing teams arrested a man wanted on a drugs warrant by Avon & Somerset Police and recovered a stolen vehicle, arresting the three occupants.
Neighbourhood teams worked in plain cloths for the duration of the festival to help fight crime. They detected 45 drugs offences of Class A, B and C drugs and arrested 2 men for the theft of a camera.
There were 6 arrests for public order and shoplifting offences. Three missing children were located and reunited with their family.
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Sergeant Andy Turner said "The policing teams in Sidmouth worked hard to ensure the town was a safe place during the festival. We're extremely pleased with the success and that we helped deliver a successful Sidmouth Folk Festival again this year.
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