Crime down in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 12:31 21 November 2012

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Eight assaults and 17 thefts reported.

Crime has dropped in Honiton, according to the police report for the last month.

PCSO Darren England told Honiton Town Council last week that, between September 8 and November 12, 60 crimes had been reported, compared to 83 during the same period last year - a drop of 23 crimes.

Crimes recorded included eight assaults and burglaries and 17 thefts, which included seven shoplifting offences.

Statistics included 11 cases of criminal damage.

PCSO England told councillors that, of those 60 crimes, 10 had already been detected and the offender or offenders had been dealt with.

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