Police investigate thefts at builders and plumbers merchants

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2021)

Police have appealed for businesses to come forward to report any thefts as part of an investigation into several thefts from builders and plumbers merchants in Exeter.

Several thefts have been reported including one at a commercial premises on the Marsh Barton Trading Estate at around 3am, on Sunday 25 April.

A man, aged 35, from Exeter, has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

If you have any information that could help the police with their enquiries, please email police at 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/032827/21.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at www.crimestoppers-org.uk

Police are also reminding businesses to ensure that their premises and vehicles are secure at all times and to strongly consider installing good quality CCTV, if they have not already done so.

For more crime prevention advice, visit the Devon and Cornwall Police website or click on the link https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/advice/your-business/

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