Police action to cut Exmouth car crime

07:00 22 February 2012

Police name crash victim

Police name crash victim


Criminal damage caused to cars in Littleham has prompted Exmouth police to step up patrols

The police at Littleham are continuing to patrol the Midway area after a number of cars recently suffered criminal damage.

Officers said four cars parked overnight recently had their wing mirrors damaged.

Devon and Cornwall police said it had stepped up patrols in the area during the hours the damage was caused, although further crimes had not been committed.

Crime prevention house-to-house visits by the police were also made.

A Devon and Cornwall police spokesman said: “Specialist local policing teams have been tasked and have conducted late night and early morning high visibility patrol.

“This approach will continue when operationally viable.”


Other News Stories


Half term forest school activities were taking place this week with lots of children

Read more

Children enjoyed a pop-up puppet show at Exmouth library performed by The Wild Toy Theatre.

Read more

The Rotary Club of Exeter Enterprise is holding a polio lunch in Topsham on Sunday, November 20, starting at 12.30pm for 1pm.

Read more

Police efforts to monitor ‘boy racers’ on Exmouth seafront have revealed that cases of drivers speeding in the area are rare.

Read more

A major cycle route through Exmouth is to be closed for more than four months due to work being carried out by South West Water.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:26

Armed forces charity SSAFA has launched a campaign ‘Got Your Back’ to help vulnerable veterans

Read more
Yesterday, 17:04

A survey of more than 8,000 over-50s has revealed most pack some home comforts when they go away

Read more
Yesterday, 16:40

Lock company Yale is highlighting some safety advice to help keep homes safe and secure this Halloween

Read more
Yesterday, 16:23

New laws giving cigarette and tobacco manufacturers a year to change all packaging are evident in the South West; the drab green packs, with bigger health warnings and graphic images, have been spotted in the county.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:01

According to a nationwide study more than a third (35 per cent) of Brits sleep on the sofa at least once a week, with one in ten admitting to spending every night there.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Photo Orders
Family notices
Google Plus
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications