Meet Matt, the acting sergeant at Honiton Police Station

Neighbourhood Beat role could follow.

MEET Matt Sinker. He is going to become a familiar face on the streets of Honiton.

The 35-year-old police officer is currently the Acting Sergeant of the neighbourhood policing team while Sergeant Martin Burrow is on sick leave.

Upon Sergeant Burrow’s return, it is anticipated that PC Sinker will step into the shoes Neighbourhood Beat Manager Ian Atyeo who is leaving the force.

PC Sinker was born in Manchester and grew up in Leeds.

He has enjoyed a varied career with Devon and Cornwall Constabulary and has served in East Devon since 2008.

Previously, he worked in North Devon where he enjoyed stints in a number of units including response and CID.