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The Brixington neighbourhood police team have released the following information and are appealing to the public to help them crackdown on crime. Contact police community support officer Chris Ball on 08452 777444, quoting the crime reference number

Exmouth police art stepping up patrols in Brixington in a bid to stamp out anti-social behaviour.

Officers have received a number of complaints from residents about rowdy youngsters playing ball games.

Officers have revealed they are to increase police presence in an attempt to curb any further problems.

Brixington police community support officer Chris Ball said: “There have been on-going neighbourly disputes in the Read Close area of the Brixington community. This involves youngsters, their football games and general annoying anti-social behaviour.

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“This low level problem has the potential to become something bigger, but by police putting in more of a presence to the area hopefully we will be able to stamp out any escalation in anti-social behaviour. “

Loitering youths spotted hanging around a Brixington park has prompted the police to increase patrols.

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Officers at Exmouth have stepped up patrols in the areas Langstone Drive and the nearby recreational area after receiving reports youths were dropping litter, causing a nuisance for residents and dog walkers.

The Brixington police team said increasing patrols in the area in a bid to stamp out the anti-social behaviour had become a ‘priority’.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: We have had youths loitering on evenings and leaving litter for youngsters, dogs and members of the community to find the following morning.”

Exmouth police are warning the culprits keen on causing trouble in the Brimpenny Road and Broadpark Road areas of Brixington they are being monitored.

The local police team plans to step up patrols in the area in a bid to curb the anti-social behaviour.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: “There are ongoing concerns for general nuisance behaviour.

“Police will be patrolling the areas more over the coming months to keep on top of a potential for an escalation in anti-social behaviour.”

Residents living in The Marles are being warned to secure their homes and property following a spate of daytime burglaries.

The police are appealing for anyone who may have information about the burglaries, or who has witnessed any crime being committed, to get in touch.

Contact PCSO Chris Ball on 08452 777 444 or email

The next Brixington police surgery will be held on Wednesday January 19, from 9am until 1pm.

The session is an opportunity for the community to meet face-to-face with a local officer to discuss any local concerns or issues.

Police community support officer Chris Ball will be at Brixington Parade shops’ car park throughout the day.

PCSO Ball said: “This is an ideal opportunity for you to share your problems for the immediate Brixington area, and as much as possible police and partner agencies will take note of your concerns.

“Due to peoples’ response to previous surgeries, they will be up and running for the foreseeable future.

“This is proving to be a popular resource favoured by locals and I urge residents to come forward and challenge him with any issues that you may have.

“By talking to your local officer the police have a better understanding of the needs that people have, and we can work together to help make Brixington a better place to live.”

Brixington residents keen to be heard are being urged to join a group giving the community a voice.

The Brixington Improvement Group (BIG) is a PACT group (Partners and Communities Together) which welcomes residents’ opinions and thoughts about the area and its issues.

The group holds monthly meetings in Brixington and is keen to recruit new members.

For more information email

Police in Brixington are appealing for help to stamp out drug use by asking the public to become the eyes and ears of the community.

The message comes after officers recently raided a home in Pound Lane, where they seized class-A drugs and stolen property.

The police are asking anyone who witnesses suspicious activity to get in touch,

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: “We urge all residents to be mindful to suspicious activity near to where they live and if strangers or strange vehicles are encountered.

“If you feel that drug activity is taking place anywhere then please call us.”

Contact the police on 08452 777 444 with full details, or call Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.

Brixington police are appealing for help tracing the culprit who damaged the wing mirror of a car parked overnight in Pound Lane.

Officers said the damaged occurred sometime on Saturday December 4.

Anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious, or who has information is asked to contact the police, quoting the crime reference.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: “The nearside mirror was left hanging from the wires with all the case and bracket totally broken.”

Crime reference: KE/10/307.

A bicycle has been stolen from a home in Brixington, prompting a police appeal for witnesses.

Officers say the pedal cycle was taken from Woodfield Close on Saturday December 4.

If you have any information about the crime, contact the police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/3072.

A Green Vauxhall Astra hatchback parked up in Pound Lane Brixington

had the nearside wing mirror badly damaged and ripped off completely breaking the bracket and leaving wires only attached.

It was damaged sometime

from late evening of Saturday 4th December to about 10:00am on Sunday 5th December morning

anyone with any information relating to this crime please call local police on

08452 777 444 and quote crime reference KE/10/3077.

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