Exmouth police in hunt for taggers

Exmouth police are appealing for help tracing the mindless vandals who caused hundreds of pounds of damage throughout Withycombe

Red spray paint tags – gang identity marks – with the initials NKS were recently sprayed on a properties, road signs and bollards near Phear Park.

Police community support officer Karen Capey said NKS was a national tag.

She said: “This is mindless vandalism, which incurs an expensive cost to the home owner and the council to remove.

“Police are requesting for witnesses or anyone with any knowledge of this incident to contact them or report anonymous information calling Crimestoppers.”

Those with information are asked to quote crime reference: KE/10/1758.