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Shocking aggravated burglary in Welcombe

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Police are appealing to the public following an aggravated burglary in North Devon. The incident took place at a cottage in Welcombe, Torridge, between […]

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Match ban for three years

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Four men have been issued with Football Banning Orders after violence and criminal damage at the Plymouth Argyle versus Bristol Rovers Westcountry Derby earlier this […]

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N Devon man jailed for making bombs

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 56-year-old man who turned his north Devon home into a bomb-making factory through his love of chemistry was jailed for 40 months today [17 […]

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Action Fraud warns of fake Netflix emails

We’ve seen an increase in reports about fake Netflix emails claiming that there’s an issue with your account, or that your account has been suspended. The email states that you […]

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Police arrest 73 year old in Bideford

The Police were called at around 11.30am on Wednesday 12 September following concerns for the welfare of a woman in Bideford. Initial enquiries led officers to attend an address in […]

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Thefts from vans in Bude and other areas

From Police alert messaging system: Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a series of thefts from vans in areas of Bude Launceston, Callington and […]

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Suspicious fire in Plymouth block of flats

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses to a suspicious fire at a block of flats in Plymouth on 5 September. An arson investigation has been launched […]

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Couple charged with child murder in Liskeard

A mother and her ex-partner have been charged with the murder of her 22-month-old daughter in Liskeard. Abigail Leatherland, 26, of Castle Lane, Liskeard, and Thomas Curd, 31, of Watford […]

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NSPCC calls on government to tackle social networks

Following on from our recent article about a North Devon 13 year old who was groomed, it seems online child sexual abuse has become big news today with the Home […]

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Crack cocaine and heroin seized in Plymouth and traffickers sentenced

From Devon & Cornwall Police: An organised crime group (OCG) who trafficked over £300,000 of Class-A drugs into Plymouth have today been sentenced to 20 years in prison at Exeter […]

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A warning to all … man arrested on suspicion of grooming

Recently, we reported on Ellie Palmer-Welsh, from Barnstaple, a 13-year-old who went missing on 30th August 2018. Ellie was fortunately located safe and well in Staffordshire, but a 24-year-old man has been […]

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Attempted burglary Stratton

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward following a report of a burglary at Stratton Stores, Lords Court, in Bude. A man smashed the glass door to attempt […]

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Mindless case of criminal damage in Bude

Pete Smith is well known among the Bude surfing fraternity. A surfing and coasteering instructor, among other skills and talents, he has also been involved in community/charitable works which he […]

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17 year old arrested on suspicion of rape at Boardmasters

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police at Boardmasters have revealed that during the five day festival, just 15 thefts were reported, compared to 60 during 2017; a reduction of 75 […]

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