Police investigate spate of daytime burglaries at homes in village near Exmouth

A spate of daytime burglaries near Exmouth where jewellery was stolen has prompted police to appeal for information.

Devon and Cornwall Police said five properties in Lympstone were burgled, where entry was forced at homes in Greenhill Avenue, Church Road, Longmeadow Road and Underhill.

The homes were burgled between Wednesday, October 27 and Monday, November 22, said police.

Officers want to hear from anyone with information and are urging residents to report any suspicious activity.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Police are appealing for information after five daytime burglaries at homes in Lympstone, near Exmouth.

“Entry was forced into properties in Greenhill Avenue, Church Road, Longmeadow Road and Underhill and items of jewellery were taken.

“The burglaries took place between Wednesday 27 October and Monday 22 November.

“We would ask members of the public to ensure that their properties are secure and that valuable items are not on display.

“We would also ask that people are vigilant and report any suspicious activity.”

If you have information or CCTV footage that could help police with their enquiries, email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/096336/21. Or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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