Topsham crime figures increase
THE level of crime in Topsham and Countess Wear has increased. Devon and Cornwall police figures, calculated quarterly, revealed there were 44 crimes in August – a jump from 27 for June and July respectively. Robbery, vehicle-related crimes and violent of
THE level of crime in Topsham and Countess Wear has increased.
Devon and Cornwall police figures, calculated quarterly, revealed there were 44 crimes in August - a jump from 27 for June and July respectively.
Robbery, vehicle-related crimes and violent offences all increased in numbers while the level of burglaries were judged as 'average' compared with the rest of the police force.
A number of incidents in Topsham took place after August's town carnival including three assaults.
You may also want to watch:
PCSO Percy Giles said the number had risen compared with the previous two years.
As a result, he is seeking a meeting with members of the Topsham Town Fayre and Carnival committee to address such incidents to prevent a reoccurrence.
- 1 MP and councillors call for rethink on plan for cycle lane
- 2 Repair cafe opens again
- 3 Exmouth Harrier wins British Masters marathon
- 4 Budleigh Hub makes gearchange to Seachange
- 5 Dealer took over vulnerable people's homes in Exmouth and Exeter
- 6 Council chairman declares unique new sensory garden open
- 7 Communities complete vital work to protect future development
- 8 Welcome opportunity to celebrate natural beauty of pebblebed heaths
- 9 Panto favourite will fly back to UK for show date with Snow White
- 10 Important victory for Budleigh cricketers
Despite the number of crimes at the event, Percy said it was a wonderful occasion and one in which he enjoyed working at.