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Sidmouth medals stolen

The 'irreplaceable' medals are of huge sentimental

Police are appealing to the public after a burglary in Sidmouth which led to the theft of a number of irreplaceable medals.

The burglary took place at an address in the Fortescue area of Sidmouth sometime between Tuesday 9 October and Thursday 11 October.

The medals (pictured) are the:

  • Queens South African Medal

  • Kings South African Medal

  • Distinguished Conduct Medal

  • Kings Police Medal

  • MBE

The medals are of huge sentimental value to the family and were awarded to the grandfather of the victim.

The police are appealing to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity around the time of the offence to come forward. They would especially like to hear from anyone who may have been offered these very distinctive medals for sale.

If you know of the whereabouts of these medals, or have any information which can assist with this investigation, please phone 101. 

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