Burglars target Axminster house for a second time

Intruders flee empty handed again after apparently being disturbed

BURGLARS broke into an Axminster house for the second time in three weeks on Friday.

They smashed a rear window to gain entry to the property in Rougemont Terrace, around mid afternoon.

Again they fled empty handed after it is thought they were disturbed by a neighbour, returning home.

In the previous nightime raid they smashed their way into the house through a rear door and had started to search through drawers when it is thought they were forced to flee after hearing police activity in the area.


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Both times the occupants were out.

Police say they are stepping up patrols in the area.

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