Crime spree sees 19 sheds broken into and one torched

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Crime spree sees 19 sheds broken into and one torched Crime spree sees 19 sheds broken into and one torched

ALLOTMENT holders have hit out after arsonists and vandals targeted almost 20 sheds in one night.

Police and firefighters were called out on Monday morning to plots at the Redoubt Fort, off Main Road, Dovercourt.

Nineteen sheds are believed to have been broken into on Sunday night and another was torched.

Police carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

Linda Bracknum’s son Jon has a plot at the site She said: "We don’t know who is doing it. They keep going and pulling up all the vegetables.

“I don’t know if somebody has got a vendetta. This has been going on for too long.”

Anyone with information should call police at Harwich on 101.

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