Northam man charged with murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Northam, Bideford. Michael Robinson, of Northam, is due to appear before Barnstaple Magistrates’ Court today [Friday 15 January]. He is charged with the murder of 77-year-old Carol Hart. Emergency services […]

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Murder enquiry launched in Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called by the Ambulance service at 11.40am on Monday 11 January to J.H. Taylor Drive in Northam, Bideford, following reports of concern for the welfare of a woman in a property. Emergency services attended the address where a woman in her 80s was […]

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Sextortion scam in North Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Social media users in North Devon have been warned of online fraudsters targeting Facebook with a ‘sextortion’ scam. Police are investigating three reports in the space of a week in which males from the area have been duped and blackmailed by crooks posing as […]

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Police officer knocked unconscious after A361 (link road) collision

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 5.42 pm on Friday 8th January, 2021, two officers from the Forces’ Roads Policing Unit were helping a driver who had broken down on an unlit stretch of the A361 northbound carriageway at Landkey, North Devon. They were protecting the scene with the use of […]

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Police officer delivers baby girl at roadside

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A Devon & Cornwall Police officer who delivered a baby at the side of the road has described the experience as the “highlight” of her 18-month long career. PC Gemma Clatworthy had just left police headquarters at Middlemoor, Exeter, shortly before 4pm on Sunday 27 […]

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