Sidmouth hit and runs prompt police appeal

PUBLISHED: 11:21 27 April 2011

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A PAIR of ‘hit and run’ incidents in Sidmouth have prompted a police appeal for witness help.

A PAIR of ‘hit and run’ incidents in Sidmouth have prompted a police appeal for witness help.

Officers have reminded residents it is a criminal offence to flee the scene of an accident after two vehicle owners were left counting the cost of separate collisions.

Witnesses have been urged to take down the registration numbers of offending vehicles after one eagle-eyed resident bagged police a vital clue.

A black BMW parked in Alexandria Road was damaged by an unknown vehicle between Sunday (April 24) and Tuesday.

Police have urged drivers to slow down and adhere to the 20mph speed limit in the area.

A blue Audi parked in Ham Lane was the subject of hit and run collision on Monday. A witness left details of the offending vehicle on the owner’s windscreen and a report has been submitted to the force’s collisions unit, said a force spokesperson.

Contact officers with information on the BMW collision on 08452 444777, log number: 259 26/4/11.


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