Latest figures show 40 crimes in Seaton area in May

  Posted: 15.07.21 at 14:52 by Francesca Evans

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The latest crime figures released by police show there were 40 crimes in the wider Seaton area during May 2021. 

These figures are an increase compared to 29 crimes the previous month, but are half the figure of 81 recorded during the same month last year.

From the 40 recorded incidents in May 2021, 23 took place in Seaton Town and 17 in Seaton Rural, which also covers Beer, Branscombe, Colyton, Colyford, Axmouth, Rousdon and surrounding areas.

In Seaton Town, crimes included seven incidents of anti-social behaviour, seven violence and sexual offences, three criminal damage and arson, and six listed as ‘other crime’.

In Seaton Rural, crimes included six incidents of anti-social behaviour, five violence and sexual offences, three thefts and three listed as ‘other crime’. The majority of these offences took place in the Colyton and Colyford area.

Crime figures for June 2021 have not yet been released. 

For more details on the latest figures, visit www.police.uk and use the Crime Map tool to search incidents by individual towns and streets.

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