Sidmouth: Burglary on Old Fore Street sees three handbags worth £4.5k stolen

  Posted: 13.10.21 at 10:38 by Will Goddard

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Police are appealing for information following a burglary that took place on Old Fore Street in Sidmouth last week.

Three handbags to the value of £4,500 were stolen from a display cabinet at a commercial premises on Friday 8 October between 2.30am and 3am.

The suspect is believed to have forced entry and is described as a white man of stocky build, and was wearing plain black trousers, a 'snood' around his neck, a grey hooded coat and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information or who has been offered the stolen items is urged to call police on 101 or email [email protected] quoting crime reference CR/087734/21.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by phone on 0800 555111, or online at


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