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Armed police to patrol key locations/events in SW over the festive period

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in Devon and Cornwall will be patrolling key locations and events over the festive period and the New Year with support from armed officers. […]

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Suspended sentences for people found guilty of football violence at Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Thirteen men have been found guilty at Exeter Crown Court of football-related violence, following a large disorder within Exeter last year. At approximately 9 pm […]

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Police investigation: Bideford assaults

Police are appealing for witnesses following several reports of assaults in the Bideford area. The incidents were reported to have happened between 8 pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 28 November, […]

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Tool thefts rife in the N Devon area

From Devon & Cornwall Police: North Devon has seen a recent increase in breaks to Motor Vehicles, specifically Power Tools from Work Vans. We have had crimes reported in Barnstaple, […]

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Be cautious when answering cold callers

From Action Fraud: People are reminded to be cautious when answering the phone to cold callers. This follows a high value scam on 22-23 November. Unknown offenders purporting to be […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police make drug arrests

Officers in Devon and Cornwall have made a number of arrests as part of a joint operation to tackle the supply of drugs across the country. Eight men, aged between […]

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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 […]

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Crime does not pay!

Following the convictions of Daniel Thorpe and Paul Townsend on 20 March 2018 for the production of cannabis at The Love Shack in Newquay in May 2016, the police robustly […]

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Police seal off the King Arthur’s Arms in Tintagel

By Binzy Reynolds: Devon and Cornwall Police are currently involved in a joint operation with Staffordshire Police following the storming of a Tintagel pub yesterday. The King Arthur’s Arms was surrounded by […]

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Doorstep cons cost Cornish residents £500k last year

From Cornwall Council: Victims of rogue traders have been urged to seek support after it was revealed conmen cost Cornwall residents £500,000 last year alone through doorstep scams. See the […]

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Trading Standards seize counterfeit cigarettes

Great news from Cornwall Council who have worked hard to remove illegal tobacco (often sold to children) from Cornish streets: It’s Stoptober for illegal traders after Cornwall Council Trading Standards […]

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17% rise in recorded crime in Devon & Cornwall

Crime statistics, published today, show a rise in recorded crime which is being seen nationally. Overall reported crime between July 2017 and June 2018 increased by approximately 17 per cent […]

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NSPCC SW highlights video chat risk to children

The NSPCC has today warned of the risks posed to children using live-streaming or video-chat and calls for government action to protect children from online abuse. An NSPCC survey of 3,310 […]

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Police follow new leads on historic Cornwall murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Devon and Cornwall Police are pursuing nine new lines of enquiry into the 1998 murder of Cornish mum Lyn Bryant thanks to an appeal […]

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New forensic clues in Cornwall murder case

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Detectives investigating the murder of Cornish mum Linda ‘Lyn’ Bryant say they have significant new DNA evidence as a major 20th anniversary public appeal is […]

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