Crime up, Axminster

CRIME has increased in Axminster, according to police figures.

CRIME has increased in Axminster, according to police figures.

Forty crimes were reported in the area last month, compared to 34 in April.

Crimes included 10 burglaries, nine criminal damages, seven thefts, two commons assaults, and one public order offence.

Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with some of the burglaries.