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92 year old man abused in Bude – update

Update: Despite Cornwall Live claiming the gentleman concerned was punched in the face, he was not, though the treatment he did receive was harsh and unpleasant enough. Abuse of anyone, […]

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Yup, its another online scam to be aware of

From Devon & Cornwall Police messaging service:   Police are warning the public to be aware of online scams and false online links. This follows an incident recently whereby a […]

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Distraction theft warning

Thanks to Lucille Opie for sending this: Police received a report of distraction theft committed at the home of an elderly occupant in the St Blazey area on Saturday 23rd July. […]

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Crime figures up!

Sharing from Devon & Cornwall Police site:   Crime figures published today, Thursday 20 July, show a rise in recorded crime for Devon and Cornwall Police, reflecting an overall national […]

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Assault in Donkey Lane

Received this via the police messaging service:   Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a woman was assaulted in the area of Donkey […]

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Reward for recovery of firearms #Bideford

There’s up to £2000 reward for information received via Crimestoppers leading to the recovery of firearms stolen in a burglary in Bideford. North Devon Police are asking for any information […]

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Knife amnesty from Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police is supporting Operation Sceptre, a Home Office instigated week of action aimed at detecting knife related crime, increasing intelligence, community engagement and public reassurance, the main […]

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Fisherman assaulted in Bideford

Police have launched an investigation after a man was assaulted in Bideford.| Between 9-9:45pm on Sunday 11th June, a 51-year-old man was fishing on The Old Bridge, Bideford, when we was […]

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More online fraud – be aware

From Action Fraud: Fraudsters have been advertising vehicles and machinery for sale on various selling platforms online. The victims, after communicating via email with the fraudster, will receive a bogus […]

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Holsworthy/Bideford care home convictions

Finally, a conviction has been secured following a long and complex investigation into shocking care home abuse in North Devon that began in 2011, and concluded today Wednesday 7 June […]

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Devon and Cornwall Police have third lowest crime rate

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Crime figures, which were published today, Thursday 27 April 2017, show a rise in recorded crime for Devon and Cornwall Police with the Force still […]

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Valuable Boat Trailer Missing #Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information following the theft of a valuable boat trailer from a Bodmin garage. Offenders are believed to have used a van […]

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Crime Figures Up in Cornwall and Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: 81,949 total recorded crimes for 2016 Police have seen a rise in recorded crime in 2016 compared to 2015 figures. There were 81,949 total […]

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Rural Policing Slashed as Criminal Gangs Target Cornwall/Devon

Bude’s MP, and Lib Dem Government Minister for Rural Affairs, Dan Rogerson, said that a combination of scrapping Police and Crime Commissioners and balancing the books would be the best […]

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Recorded Crime in Cornwall and Devon Falls

Recorded crime across Devon and Cornwall continues to fall, new figures announced today, Thursday, January 23, 2014, reveal. Overall crime between 01/01/13 and 31/12/13 fell by 2.6% – a reduction […]

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