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Burglary, Sidmouth

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Appeal after three handbags stolen

Police are appealing for information after three handbags were stolen in a burglary at a commercial premises in Sidmouth.

The commercial premises in Old Fore Street was targeted between 2.30am and 3am, on Friday 8 October.

The suspect is believed to have forced entry into the property and removed three handbags (pictured) to the value of £4,500 from a display cabinet.

The suspect is described as being a white man, of stocky build and he was wearing plain black trousers, a snood around his neck, a grey hooded coat and a baseball cap.

Anybody with information about the burglary or has been offered the stolen items is urged to call police via email, or by calling 101, quoting crime reference CR/087734/21. 

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via  

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