Crediton Police release evo-fit of burglar

10 May 2013, 14:21 | Updated: 13 May 2013, 15:17

Police in Crediton have issued an ‘Evofit’ of a suspect they wish to identify following two house burglaries in the Town.
The two incidents occurred between 2.00pm and 3.30pm on Monday 29th April in Clifford Gardens, Crediton.
In the first incident the offender entered a property flat via an insecure door and following a search some cash totalling £15 was stolen from a purse and container.
In the second incident at 3.30pm the offender entered another property via an insecure front door.
Following a tidy search a purse containing approximately £120 cash was stolen.
The elderly female occupant confronted the offender when he came out of her bedroom and he stated that he was from health & Safety and completing an inspection, before leaving the premises.
The offender is described as being, a young man aged 17 or 18 years, 6’ in height, slim build with short brown hair and a young fair complexion.
He was wearing a red ‘T’ shirt or sweatshirt with a white collar.
Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises this man or anyone who has any information regarding the burglaries, and ask that they contact them on 101 quoting police reference KC/13/308 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at