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Armed robbery in Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following reports of an armed robbery in Barnstaple. The incident was reported to have happened at Lyncroft Stores, Blakeshill Road, Landkey at around 6.20pm. It was reported that three men entered the store in possession of two firearms […]

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Do you recognise this man?

Police have released an E-fit of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with a rape in Barnstaple. Internal investigations using the image initially put forward two persons of interest who have now been eliminated. Therefore this image is now being released to the public. The […]

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Fatality in Barnstaple collision

A pedestrian has died following a collision in North Devon this morning. Police were called at around 7.45am following reports of a collision between a tipper truck and a pedestrian near Brynsworthy Bickington, in Barnstaple Closures were put in place in the area including on the A39 including at Westleigh, […]

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Serious incident closes roads in Barnstaple

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident in North Devon. Police were called at around 7.45am following reports of a collision between a tipper truck and a pedestrian, believed to be a woman in her 50s. Air ambulance is in attendance and there are currently closures on […]

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Missing North Devon girl found

Good news. A missing 15-year-old girl from South Molton has been located safe and well. Police launched a search for Destiny Clement after she was reported missing on Monday afternoon [26 November]. The teenager was located safe and well in Barnstaple last night [27 November].

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Missing girl, North Devon

Police are seeking the public’s help to find a 15-year-old girl reported missing from South Molton. Officers are concerned for the welfare of Destiny Clement who was last seen in the Newport area of Barnstaple around 2.30pm yesterday [26 November]. Police are carrying out enquiries to locate Destiny and asking […]

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Alleged sexual assault, Barnstaple

Police in North Devon have launched an investigation following an allegation of sexual assault. The incident took place in the area of Newport Road and Hollowtree Road, Barnstaple, between 8:45–9:15pm on Friday 26th October. It is alleged that a woman was sexually assaulted during this time. Police have arrested a […]

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Police appeal after fatal collision in Barnstaple

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in North Devon. Police were called at around 5.40pm on Monday 5th November with reports of a collision on the A361, at the layby on the approach to Pottington, Barnstaple. It is believed that the vehicle, a MAN tipper lorry, was travelling […]

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Missing 13 year old found

Police officers were concerned for the welfare of Ellie Palmer-Welsh who was reported missing from the Barnstaple area 30th August 2018. Ellie has been located safe and well in Staffordshire. An adult male is currently in custody. Officers are thanking the public for their assistance in helping to locate Ellie.

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Missing 13 year old girl from North Devon

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing teenage girl from North Devon A police spokesperson said: “Ellie Palmer-Welsh is 13-years-old and has not been seen since yesterday afternoon (Thursday 30 August) at her home in Barnstaple. “She is described as white, slim, under 5ft tall, green […]

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Man charged in connection with Barnstaple death

A 50-year-old has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Barnstaple which happened on Friday 3 August. Kevin Gale, also known as Kevin Maloney from Barnstaple, has been charged with murder. He has also been charged with the possession of a knife/ bladed article in a […]

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Family pay tribute to 18 year old killed in vehicle collision

An 18-year-old who was involved in a single vehicle collision on Friday 16 March, has died. Jodie Hynes was injured when the vehicle she was travelling in collided with a tree just north of Snapper. She was taken to North Devon District Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. Jodie’s […]

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Man sentenced for Barnstaple attacks

A man has today, Friday 24 November, been sentenced at Bristol Crown Court for the attempted murder and wounding with intent of two men in Barnstaple. Kyle Saville, 26, of no fixed address, was sentenced to 21 years with four years on licence for the attempted murder of Daniel Morley […]

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Not the kind of Kinder surprise you want!

From Devon & Cornwall Police Class-A drugs hidden in a Kinder Surprise and a large quantity of cash has been seized following a policing operation in North Devon. On Wednesday 16th August, local officers attended an address in Barnstaple and executed a warrant under the misuse of drugs act. During […]

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Homeless man found dead in Barnstaple

Detectives have launched an investigation following what is being treated as a suspicious death of a homeless man in Barnstaple. Police and ambulance crews were notified at around 8.40pm on Thursday 9 March 2017 after concerns were raised for the welfare of the man in a shed near the River […]

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