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COVID-19: Weekend policing

Devon & Cornwall Police has asked that people do not make journeys to its force area this weekend, nor next weekend which is the Easter Bank Holiday, if they are unnecessary in light of clear government advice on social distancing and unnecessary travel. This advice has the express aim of slowing the spread of coronavirus, […]

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Missing man, Newton Abbot

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 30-year-old man from Newton Abbot. Jamie Jones was reported missing to police at around 1pm today [2 April]. He is believed to be travelling on foot. Units including the police helicopter are carrying out area searches and enquiries in efforts to locate Jamie. He is […]

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UPDATE: Fatal RTC. A39 Wadebridge

Police have established the identity of the 85-year-old male who died in a collision on the A39 near Wadebridge on Tuesday 31 March. The next-of-kin of the gentleman, who lived locally, have been informed. Officers from the Serious Collisions Investigation Team at Bodmin would like to thank members of the local community, who despite current […]

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Assault, Truro/Penzance

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted on a bus travelling from Truro to Penzance. The victim, aged in his 20s, was targeted by two males and headbutted while on the top deck of the TR1 service at around 8.30pm on Saturday 21 March. Both suspects boarded the bus at Truro Railway Station.  […]

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Stay home, stay safe

In light of recent guidance issued by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) and College of Policing, Devon & Cornwall Police is not changing advice on traveling. Government advice remains the same, and it is expressly to prevent the spread of coronavirus, to save lives, and to protect the NHS. It includes the following: Only […]

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Arson, Truro

Police investigating a suspected act of arson in Devoran, Truro, have issued an appeal for information. Firefighters tackled a blaze at an under-construction property in Belmont Terrace which started between 6.30pm and 7.55pm on Monday 24 February. The fire, which engulfed the entire timber-framed building, is believed to have been started deliberately and police enquiries […]

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Fraud, Exeter

Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying the man pictured in the police E-fit image, following reports of fraudulent activity in Exeter. The incidents relating to fraudulent building work took place in Exeter between September and October 2019 and then again in February 2020. The activity was reported to have taken place in […]

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Serious injury, Falmouth

A 63-year-old woman sustained life-changing injuries during a road traffic collision at Mylor Bridge yesterday, Tuesday 31 March. At around 10.20am police were informed about the incident involving a White Volkswagen Polo and a number of pedestrians outside Mylor Stores on Lemon Hill. The other pedestrians involved were treated at the scene for minor injuries. […]

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Fatal RTC. A39 Wadebridge

Text At approximately 1746 hours on Tuesday 31st March 2020, the Devon and Cornwall Police received a call from ambulance control stating that there had been a Road Traffic Collision on the A39 near Tregilders Farm Wadebridge CORNWALL, the collision involved a car head on into a van. Numerous South Western Ambulance Service Trust resources […]

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Serious Injury RTC – Falmouth

At around 1018 hours on Tuesday 31st March 2020 Police were informed about a Road Traffic Collision involving a White Volkswagen Polo and a number of pedestrians outside Mylor Stores on Lemon Hill, Mylor Bridge As a result of the collision a 63 year old female has sustained serious life changing injuries, she is currently […]