Breaking news: Police to step up patrols in churchyard

PUBLISHED: 10:30 06 May 2009 | UPDATED: 23:28 15 June 2010

POLICE are to step up patrols at St Michael s Churchyard in Honiton following a spate of thefts from graves.

POLICE are to step up patrols at St Michael's Churchyard in Honiton following a spate of thefts from graves.

Neighbourhood Beat Manager PC Ian Atyeo said the thefts had "caused great distress to the families of the deceased".

Anybody who witnesses suspicious behaviour at the churchyard is urged to call police immediately on 08452 777444.


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