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Man charged for church thefts across region

Police have charged a man in connection with a number of burglaries at churches across the region. Mihaita Rosca, aged 25 from Shrewsbury but of no fixed abode has been […]

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More telephone scams

From Neighbourhood Alert Service: We have been made aware that residents have received cold calls by telephone from persons purporting to be from a government agency stating that a fine needed to be paid […]

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Police praised for role in solving brutal murder case

Somehow you don’t associate events of this nature with our region, but painstaking work by Devon & Cornwall Police brought this man to justice. From Devon & Cornwall Police: A […]

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Thefts of tools and equipment from vans across Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police Alerts: Police are receiving reports of thefts of tools and equipment from vans across the Devon area. Although sporadic we get two or three incidents […]

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Man found guilty of wild bird offences in Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A man has been found guilty of nine offences relating to the taking of wild bird eggs and the disturbance of several breeding bird sites […]

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Arrest after Holsworthy incident

. One man is in police custody following an armed incident in Holsworthy. The Police were called at around 2:50 pm following concerns for the welfare of a man who […]

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Devon and Cornwall crime update

Crime figures, published yesterday, Thursday 26 April 2018, show a rise in recorded crime for Devon and Cornwall Police with the Force having the 7th lowest crime rate in England […]

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Theft between Launceston and Okehampton

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following reports of a theft near Okehampton. The incident happened on Monday 23 April between […]

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World Cup ticket fraud – be aware

From Action Fraud: The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud […]

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Cryptocurrency fraud alert

From Action Fraud: Fraudulent websites alleging to offer cryptocurrency investments are dishonestly using the image of Martin Lewis, the founder and editor for moneysavingexpert.com, as an endorsement for their companies. The […]

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Police seek help finding Barnstaple stalker

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in Barnstaple are asking for the public’s help to track down a stalker who has been following a woman for four years. Officers have […]

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More fraudsters pretending to be from magazines

Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates […]

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Scam calls from ‘Telephone Preference Service’

From Action Fraud: Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone […]

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Police raising awareness of child sexual exploitation

From Devon & Cornwall Police Devon and Cornwall Police and partner agencies are today launching a campaign to raise awareness of the signs of child sexual exploitation. The initiative coincides […]

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Possible disruption in Plymouth on Sunday

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are warning the public to expect potential traffic disruption in and around Plymouth on Sunday [18 March] due to a planned ride out by owners […]

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