Power tools stolen in rural village raid


Police. - Credit: Matt Smart

Police are investigating a series of break-ins in a rural village off the North Devon Link Road.

A series of break-ins took place in Knowstone between 8pm on Sunday (November 1) and 8am on Monday (November 2).

Several non-residential properties were broken into, with a large quantity of power tools taken as a result.

The items, which amount to around £1,000, include Stihl chainsaws, strimmers, a power washer, concrete breakers and power jigsaws.

Police have launched an appeal for information and would like to speak to anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously, or any suspicious vehicles in the area in the days prior to the break-ins.

You may also want to watch:

Officers would also like to hear from anyone who may be aware of the sale of any of the tools.

Anyone with any information which could help police enquiries is asked to contact 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting the crime reference, CR/092462/20.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus