Sidmouth’s crime rate down 42 per cent on last October
- Credit: Archant
Crime in Sidmouth was down 42.5 per cent last month compared to October 2014.
Among a total of 23 reported incidents were four cases of criminal damage, two vehicle offences, two cases of violence with injury and three of violence without injury.
There was a single shoplifting incident, two ‘other’ thefts and a public order offence.
Police attended a spate of seven shed break-ins in Newton Poppleford and Salcombe Regis, but Sergeant Andy Squires said in many cases nothing was taken, and one burglary at a house.
Last October saw 40 incidents.
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