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Residents furious after 11 cars broken into

Residents have woken up this morning feeling furious after 11 cars had broken windows in Shakespeare Avenue, Taunton.

The incident happened during the early hours of this morning, Fri 15th March.

A Police spokesperson commented; “We have arrested a 22 yr old man on suspicion of theft fom a motor vehicle following an incident involing a number cars which have been broken into during the early hours.”

“Whilst we do all we can to investigate and arrest those responsible, we are appealing to local residents to be vigilant. There are measures you can take to minimise risk to your vehicle and reduce the opportunity to offenders carrying out these crimes. Make sure your vehicle is always locked and secured when left unattended and park in a safe location where possible. Always remove valuables or make sure none are left in view – even loose change can entice a thief.”

The man remains in custody and enquires are ongoing.

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