Cornwall Devon & Somerset Domestic

Witnesses sought to Bideford assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted with a broken bottle in Bideford. The incident happened in Mill Street, close to the Co-op store, around 8.45pm on 9 July. A man was struck on the arm with the bottle after an argument with another man. The victim, in his 20s, sustained a […]

Cornwall Devon & Somerset Domestic

Devon & Cornwall Police target motorists in road safety crackdown

Officers from the roads policing and No Excuse teams targeted ‘fatal five’ driving offences – capturing a total of 96 offences. A Highways England unmarked HGV was out on patrol to identify offences with officers in unmarked vehicles shadowing it to stop drivers who were caught committing road traffic related offences. The ‘fatal five’ offences […]

Cornwall Devon & Somerset Domestic

Increase in dogs attacking livestock on Dartmoor – police and partners work together to support communities

In the last five years there have been 500 attacks from dogs on livestock in Devon and Cornwall with year on year increases being reported by farmers. This part of Dartmoor has some of the highest number of reports to police in the county. It is believed that not all livestock attacks are reported, and […]