Cops in Honiton are hunting a vandal who spray-painted racist graffiti on a High Street pub that is next-door to the town’s police station.
The Volunteer was targeted and defaced by an unknown culprit at around 5.30am on Wednesday, September 22.
Officers have issued a description of a male suspect and also want two specific potential witnesses – who may have seen him – to come forward.
They have also appealed for drivers with relevant dash-cam footage from the area at the time to get in touch.
The suspect is described as a white man, aged between 25 and 30, of stocky build and was carrying what looked like a dark coloured holdall/bag…
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Officers attended The Volunteer public house, in High Street, Honiton, about racist graffiti and believe it was sprayed at around 5.30am on Wednesday, September 22.
“The police are particularly keen to hear from a man and a woman with a bicycle, who they believe may have seen the suspect, or any drivers who went past at the time.
“The suspect is described as a white man, aged between 25 and 30, of stocky build and was carrying what looked like a dark coloured holdall/bag.
“He was wearing dark clothing including a long-sleeve top.
“He came from the general direction of Mill Street and left in the same direction.
“Officers would like to hear from anyone who has any information that could help with their enquiries.
“If you witnessed the incident, have any information or dashcam footage of the scene at the time, please email email@example.com or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/082308/21.”
“Alternatively, information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”