AN EXMINSTER man will go on trial charged with offences of breaking and entering, theft and going equipped with items, including a crowbar and a torch, used for burglary.

Philip Seaton, 41, of Milbury Farm, has denied the charges which relate to the Boathouse in Dawlish Warren, and will go on trial at Exeter Crown Court in September.

He is accused of entering The Boathouse as a trespasser with intent to steal on December 11 2022. 

On the same day, he is further charged at The Boathouse access to Pavilion Amusements, having an article for use in the course of or in connection with burglary, namely a crowbar. 

On December 18, he is charged with stealing £60 in cash from The Boathouse access to Pavilion Amusements premises and also with having a torch on him. 

He pleaded not guilty to all the charges. 

The case was adjourned for trial until September 5. 

He was granted conditional bail to observe a curfew between 8pm and 7am, be electronically monitored and not to enter the Boathouse access to Pavilion Amusements at Dawlish Warren. 

He has admitted, on June 13, breaking a bail condition.

He was arrested in Exeter for breaking the condition of the electronically monitoritored curfew between 8pm and 7am hours daily.