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DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
29 Nov 2017 12:14

A woman had her static caravan stolen from Willand Road, Cullompton between 6pm 22 Nov and 6 am 23 Nov.

That was 6 days ago and I have just received this through the Devon and Cornwall ALERT system, yes...6 days ago..not much of an alert more of a 'by the way'.

The truck used to take this home had to be quite specific in nature and the experience needed to carry out the theft would require a certain proficiency, I would have thought. I can only assume the home has not been found at this stage.

In an age of so many cctv's by the roadside, in people's car's etc...how could someone get away with this and not be seen?

As to being 'ALERTED' to this, it just highlights the lack of police resources we have down here to react in a timely manner to issues that require their assistance.

 

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Lynne
Lynne
29 Nov 2017 12:17

From what I understand there is a lack of police resources throughout the country.

That is due to financial cutbacks.

So long response times/no response at all etc is not the fault of the police.   

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DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
29 Nov 2017 13:33

@Lynne - lack of police resources - city of london! Premier league football matches.

The only lack of police resources is feet on the street, go to any area of the country and see inspectors and above ranks lording it up in herds.

Lynne
Lynne
29 Nov 2017 13:57
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DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
29 Nov 2017 15:11

@Lynne - uhm!

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