Littleham police appeal for witnesses

Police at Exmouth are appealing for witnesses while enquiries continue after a number of crimes were carried out in the Littleham area. If you have any information, contact PC Sallyanne Southern on 08452 777444, quoting the crime reference.

Officers are keen to hear from witnesses in a bid to clampdown on the culprits.

Neighbourhood beat manager PC Sallyanne Southern said: “We urge residents to report any vehicles and where possible to gain vehicle registration numbers and pass them onto police.”

A vehicle which suffered slashed tyres and an attack to its bodywork has prompted a police appeal for witnesses.

The Littleham police team would like to hear from anyone who saw the culprit who slashed the tyres and threw fluid over the vehicle, in the early hours of the morning, while it was parked in Mountain Close.

If you have information, contact PC Sallyanne Southern on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2517.

Residents living in Mountain Close are being urged by Exmouth police to report anyone seen acting suspiciously in the area.

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The appeal comes after a home in mountain Close was burgled during the day on Friday September 24.

PC Sallyanne Southern said: “An untidy search was made and items stolen.

“We strongly urge any resident to report suspicious behaviour or activity in and around the area.

“If you witness any one paying attention to any nearby property please do not hesitate to contact the police.”

Contact police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/2496, if you have information about this crime.

Police at Littleham are urging residents to lock their homes when they leave the property, in a bid to thwart thieves.

Officers are also asking people to secure internal doors and keep valuables out of sight.

Littleham neighbourhood beat manager PC Sallyannne Southern urged residents to look out for their neighbours.

She said: “Whilst inside the property, doors that are out of direct sight should also be secure.

“If you go away on holiday ask someone you trust to keep an eye on your property and check it regularly.”

Exmouth police are keen to trace a locked mountain bike stolen from a caravan at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park on September 18.

Officers said three bikes were originally stolen - two were recovered – while a blue Apollo ladies bike is still missing.

PC Sallyanne Southern said: “Any sighting of this bike or any one offered this bike please contact police immediately.”

If you have information about this crime, contact the police quoting reference KE/10/2454.

Exmouth police are appealing for witnesses after a car parked in Barnfield Avenue suffered criminal damage.

Officers say the vehicle’s front windscreen wipers were bent in half sometime between Friday September 10 and Sunday September 12.

Contact PC Sallyanne Southern with information with information, quoting crime reference KE/10/2425.

Several walls and cars parked in Littleham have been vandalised after being covered with bright pink spray paint, Exmouth police have revealed.

Officers said the criminal damage, where the letters ‘TLM’ were sprayed, was carried out on Thursday September 16.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sallyanne Southern at Exmouth police station.

PC Southern said police enquiries were continuing.

She said: “I am appealing to parents who might have had this colour spray paint in their garages or sheds to see if its still there. “A considerable amount of damage was caused.

“This sort of crime causes alarm and distress to residents by a minority of irresponsible individuals.”

Contact PC Southern on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference

KE/10/2416.

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