Help Exmouth police crack crime

Exmouth police have revealed the latest crimes they would like the public to help trace the culprits. If you have any information, contcat officers on 08452 777444, quoting the crime reference number

Exmouth police are warning residents against taking phone calls from a company offering a free security system. Officers said the cold caller asks residents personal information about their home security, if they live alone or if they belong to a Neighbourhood Watch group.

The police are advising residents not to answer the questions and terminate the call.

Police community support officer Chantalle Major said: “These have been from a company offering security systems for free but then additional costs mount up and they become expensive.”

Exmouth police are still keen to trace a car stolen after a caravan was burgled at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park.

Officers said the Grey Citroen C8 with registration YP55VFJ was stolen after the keys were taken from the holiday home between 6.15pm and 11pm on August 22.

Anyone who spots the car should report it to the police.

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Other property stolen in the raid included camping gear, a satellite navigation system, mobile phone, a wallet and its contents, hair straighteners, a camcorder, camping table and chairs, wetsuits, boogie boards, a child’s tractor, compact discs, bedding and child car seats.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Exmouth police on 08452 777444 quoting crime number KE/10/2192.

A boys red BMX bicycle has been stolen from Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, prompting Exmouth police to appeal for witnesses.

Officers said the bike was taken between 10pm August 22 and 9am the following day.

The bike has a black saddle and Boomtown written in black and white lettering.

Any sightings of the bike should be reported to your Exmouth neighbourhood team or by telephoning 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2235.

A campervan parked in Littleham had its rear nearside tyre slashed, prompting Exmouth police to appeal for help tracing the culprit.

Officers said the motor caravan was damaged between 7pm on August 26 and 8am the following morning, while parked in Midway.

If you have information, contact the police quoting crime reference KE/10/2249.

Exmouth police are appealing for witnesses after a fence at Exmouth Fun Park, on Queens Drive, was smashed.

Officers said the damages happened sometime between 8.30pm on August 28 and 8am the following morning.

If you have information, contact Exmouth police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2257.

A black Hewlett Packard laptop computer was stolen from a caravan at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, police at Exmouth have revealed.

Officers said the computer was stolen between 8pm on August 30 and 3am the following morning after the caravan window was forced open.

The police are keen to hear from anyone with information, or who may have been offered the equipment, quoting crime reference KE/10/2273.

A black Apple iPad was stolen from a car left in the beach car park at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Exmouth police said.

The state-of-the-art equipment was taken between 3.30pm and 5.30pm on August 31, said police.

Officers at Exmouth are keen to hear from anyone who has been offered the electronic equipment, or from anyone with information, quoting crime reference KE/10/2285.

Police at Exmouth are keen to trace a man’s bicycle stolen from an insecure garage in Sarlsdown Road.

Officers said the 21-gear bike, with black and red circles on its wheel rims and white paint marks on its seat, was taken sometime between 9.30am on August 21 and 3pm on August 31.

Contact the police quoting crime reference KE/10/2292 if you have information.

A BMX bicycle left outside a home in Jarvis Close had paint poured over its frame sometime between 10pm on September 1 and 7am the following day.

Police at Exmouth are keen to hear from anyone with information on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2300.

A child’s scooter and mobile phone were both stolen when left unattended at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Exmouth police said.

Officers are keen to trace the culprit who took the black Bug scooter and black LG mobile phone, sometime between 6pm and 6.15pm on September 1.

If you have information, contact the police quoting crime reference KE/10/2302.

A brand new white Audi A6 was left with damaged paintwork after a mindless vandal used a key to scratch the driver’s door while the vehicle was parked overnight in Salterton Road.

Police at Exmouth said the vehicle was deliberately damaged sometime between 6pm on August 28 and 10am the following morning, while parked opposite Tesco.

If you have information, contact the police quoting crime reference KE/10/2320.

Exmouth police are keen to trace the mindless vandal who keyed a white Toyota parked in Littleham on September 4.

Officers said the vehicle’s passenger side was deliberately scratched between noon and 8pm, while parked in Nelson Drive.

If you have any information contact Exmouth police quoting crime reference KE/10/2318.

An outboard engine has been stolen from a boat was while it was moored off the estuary in Exmouth.

Police are keen to trace the culprit who stole the Mariner 40 HP outboard engine, between 4pm on August 19 and 10am on August 23, while the blue dory boat was moored in the Gut, closed to the Imperial recreation ground and Camperdown Terrace.

The police said the latest theft was part of a spate of marine crime being carried out in the estuary area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Exmouth police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2248.

Police at Exmouth are keen to trace the culprit who deliberately scratched the window panes of Gossips Coffee, in The Strand.

Officers said the graffiti was carried out sometime between 5.30pm on August 29 and 9.45am the following day.

Police community support officer Colin Balch said: “This is the second time the shop has been the victim of criminal damage.”

If you have information, contact the police on 08452 777444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference KE/10/2267.

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