Sidmouth pub targeted by vandals and more news

Vandals smashed a window at a Sidmouth pub in the early hours of Sunday, October 23. Read this and more

SMASHED: Vandals smashed a window at a Sidmouth pub in the early hours of Sunday, October 23. Criminal damage was inflicted on the Volunteer Inn in Temple Street between 1.30am and 7.30am. A front, single-glazed, window was smashed. Police have appealed for information. Contact officers by dialling 101, crime reference: KS/11/606.

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CHARGE DENIED: A man accused of theft has denied an allegation he stole cable worth �10,000 from a building site in Baker Close, Sidmouth. Nicholas Jeffries, 48, entered a not guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates sitting in Exeter on Tuesday and now faces a trial in crown court. Jeffries, of Lancelot Road, Exeter, is charged with the alleged theft of cable, valued at �10,000, between March 1 and July 13 this year. The case was adjourned until December when it will be committed to Exeter Crown Court. Jeffries was remanded on unconditional bail.

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MISSING FEAR: Coastguards were set to search Sidmouth’s Salcombe Cliff area after police voiced fears for a missing person. Portland Coastguard said that, shortly afterwards, it transpired the elderly female was located in hospital in Sidmouth following a fall on the previous day.

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