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Man arrested following £3,000 trail of damage in Tiverton

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: May 26, 2014

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Damage valued at almost £3,000 was caused to business premises and vehicles in Gold Street, Tiverton at the weekend.

A man was arrested in the street after the windows of three businesses (The Flying Pickle cafe and deli, Casino Amusements and HomeFayre Buy & Save) were damaged in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Four cars - an Audi A3, Honda Civic, Land Rover and a Peugeot 307- also had windows smashed or wing mirrors broken off.

Police were called after eyewitness reported a loud argument involving a man and woman and arrested a man at the scene who was subsequently taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to his lacerated hands.

Jamie Philips, 23, from Tiverton has been charged with seven counts of criminal damage as well as resisting arrest. He was remanded in custody over the weekend and was due to appear at Exeter Magistrates Court today.

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