Police reveal latest Budleigh crimes.

Police at Budleigh Salterton have released the following crimes. If you have any information that could help officers, contact PC Simon Evans on 08452 777444, quoting the crime reference number.

Budleigh Salterton police are appealing for help after a tax disc was taken from a motorbike belonging to a local resident.

Officers said it was unknown if the tax disc was taken while the vehicle was parked in the town or another.

Beat manager PC Simon Evans said: “It is unclear whether this happened in Budleigh or another town as there is no specific time frame for when it was taken.”

If you have information contact PC Evans on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/629.


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Police enquiries are continuing after a Goodmans CD player was stolen from a car parked on the B3178 at Knowle.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the crime to come forward.

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Budleigh Salterton neighbourhood beat manager PC Simon Evans said forensic evidence had been recovered from the scene and enquiries were continuing. If you have information about the theft contact PC Evans quoting crime reference KE/11/638.

The police are continuing to investigate after a missing mobile phone belonging to a Budleigh Salterton resident was found to be in use by a third party.

Officers said the phone had been lost in Exmouth.

PC Simon Evans urged anyone who had information about the theft to come forward.

He said: “This third party has now been identified, and as such enquiries are continuing.”

Contact PC Evans on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/659, with information.

Budleigh Salterton police are appealing for witnesses after goods were stolen from Spar in the High Street.

Officers said the theft occurred on Sunday March 13.

If you have any information about the crime, contact PC Simon Evans on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/709.

• The police said three people were arrested following the theft.

Police at Budleigh Salterton are appealing for witnesses after a red Vauxhall Astra was stolen while parked overnight in Bedlands Lane.

Officers say the theft took place sometime between March 18 and the following morning and enquiries are continuing.

If you have information about the crime contact PC Simon Evans on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/756.

Budleigh Salterton police are keen to trace the culprit who made a hole in the rear windscreen of a car parked in Greenway Lane.

The town’s beat manager PC Simon Evans said the criminal damage was carried out overnight sometime between Sunday march 28 and the following morning.

PC Evans said enquiries were continuing.

Contact the police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/757, with information.

Budleigh Salterton police are appealing for youngsters to consider others when playing in residential areas of the town.

The message comes after officers received a number of complaints from people plagued by the noise of playing children.

PC Simon Evans, Budleigh’s beat manager, said: “Over the last few days there has been an increase in the number of calls to Norman Crescent play park, with regards to children playing football against the rear wall of the houses.”

Motorists are being urged by Budleigh Salterton police to lock their vehicles and hide away valuables in a bid to thwart thieves.

The message comes after two cars parked at white Bridges were recently targeted.

Budleigh beat manager PC Simon Evans said: “Around this time last year there was an increase in the number of thefts from motor vehicles.

“It is advisable that when a car is left unattended that no valuable items should be on display and that the vehicle should be secure.”

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