Thieves target Axmouth Harbour

PUBLISHED: 11:23 13 August 2014 | UPDATED: 11:41 13 August 2014

Seaton PCSOs Mike McGauley and  Sam Slater warning Axmouth harbour users to watch out for theives.

Seaton PCSOs Mike McGauley and Sam Slater warning Axmouth harbour users to watch out for theives.

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Seaton Police launch a new campaign to help boat owners keep their vessels secure

POLICE are warning boat owners to be extra vigilant following a spate of thefts involving equipment and fuel from vessels in and around Axmouth Harbour.

Seaton PCSOs Mike McGauley and Sam Slater have been handing out leaflets telling sailors how to beef up security.

Key points are to: * Secure outboard engines using transom lock; remove fuel tanks and lines; remove chart-plotters, electronics and compass from display; remove flare packs, safety equipment and anchors and mark equipment.

* For more information visit www.devon- cornwall.police.uk/marking. Register your equipment on www.immobilise.com.

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