Restaurant burglary near Honiton

13:36 11 June 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a restaurant near Honiton was burgled.

The burglary happened at the Little Chef in Monkton, which is located on the A30, between 11.30pm and 11.40pm on Saturday, June 7.

Police say entry was gained to the premises through a ground floor window and although attempts were made to steal from within, it is not believed any property was stolen.

The offender or offenders left the premises through the rear fire exit.

Detective Sergeant Sally Wootton, Exmouth investigation team, said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen someone acting suspiciously.”

Anyone who witnessed someone acting suspiciously in the area at the time or has any information is urged to call police on 101 quoting reference CR/079542/14. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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