Devon & Cornwall Police
01/20/2017 at 18:03. Facebook
Remember our Billy? Look how he's grown!

Billy is pictured here as a pup and now with his new handler, Ali.

Find out how Billy and Ali and all their canine and human colleagues are getting on at the first training course of the year - on Paul's latest blog.

We love Paul's friendly and accessible writing style and keeping up with all the news from the Police Dog Training School. [ Goo.gl...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/20/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
Are you good at communicating with a diverse range of people? Can you provide advice and help to first-time offenders?

We are recruiting for keyworkers for our new Deferred Charge Scheme (GPS Pathfinder programme) to build a rapport, and to facilitate and deliver bespoke interventions to first-time offenders and those with a low level crime history.

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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/20/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
Wanted for recall to prison: Mel Danvers

Police are trying to trace a 25 year old man who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching his release conditions.

Mel Danvers (pictured), was sentenced to 12 months in Exeter prison in April 2016 for breaching a restraining order at Plymouth Crown Court and was released on licence on 16 December 2016.

Local enquiries are being carried out to...
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Do you know who this man is?

Police investigating an assault in Plymouth have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

The assault took place at around 10.30pm on Saturday 17 December 2016 on St Andrews Street in Plymouth city centre.

Officers believe the man pictured may be able to assist with their enquiries.
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Racially aggravated incident, Exeter, Sidwell Street

Police are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated incident towards a member of staff at a takeaway in Exeter.

The incident took place on 21 December 2016 between 7 - 7:20pm at the KFC on Sidwell Street. It is alleged that a customer was racially abusive to a female member of staff.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on...
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Assault in Plymouth

Police in Plymouth are seeking witnesses following a domestic incident at a property on Manor Street, Plymouth.

The incident happened between 7pm to 8pm on Saturday 7 January 2017.

A man known to the woman attended the property and assaulted the woman by hitting her in the face causing facial bruising.

A 32-year-old man from Plymouth was arrested on suspicion of ABH...
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SPIKE IN VEHICLE CRIME

There has been an increase in theft from vehicles from the Exeter, East Devon and Mid Devon areas, so please remember to take the following simple steps to avoid being a victim of crime.

• Never leave your keys in the ignition
• Always lock your car when unattended
• Remove all valuables
• Don't leave things on display - not even a coat or loose change
• Close your...
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Statement from Devon and Cornwall Police: Crime figures for 2016 shows year-on-year rise

Police have seen a rise in recorded crime in 2016 compared to figures from 2015. There were 81,949 total recorded crimes in the force area for 2016 compared to 77,465 in 2015, a rise of 4,484 crimes or 5.8%

Deputy Chief Constable Paul Netherton, said: “Crime figures only represent a minor part of what we...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/18/2017 at 15:54. Facebook
Driver dies following a collision with a parked car in Pendeen

Police witness appeal

At around 8.55am on Monday 16 January 2017 on Boscaswell Terrace (B3306) in Pendeen, Cornwall a Silver Ford Fiesta collided with a parked car, a purple BMW.

At the time of the collision the 80 year old local man who was driving the Ford was taken to hospital with what was thought to be a minor head...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/18/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
Suspected Arson, Newquay

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fire in Newquay.

At around 5:50am this morning (18th January 2017) police were alerted to fire at a property on St Thomas Road, Newquay.

Newquay Sector Inspector Dave Meredith, said: “One of the residents inside the property had noticed flames in the area of the front door and contacted the fire service, who attended...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/17/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
Did you see Darren Witcombe before he died?

Police are appealing to the public for information following the discovery and identification of human remains.

Police were made aware of human remains being found in the area of Tregurrian, Newquay on 11th August 2016. Initial formal identification proved inconclusive and the remains were then sent off for specialist DNA testing.

Police can now...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/17/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
Missing person appeal

Marcus, aged 43, from Warrington was reported missing to Cheshire Police on Saturday 14 January.

He was last seen walking along High Legh Road at 16:30 on the same day, heading in the direction of the M56 bridge.

Officers have now released the most recent image available of Marcus captured on CCTV at a barber shop in the centre of Lymm which he visited a short time...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/17/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
Are you good at communicating with a diverse range of people? Can you provide advice and help to first-time offenders?

We are recruiting for keyworkers for our new Deferred Charge Scheme (GPS Pathfinder programme) to build a rapport, and to facilitate and deliver bespoke interventions to first-time offenders and those with a low level crime history.

The Generating Positive Solutions...
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01/17/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
Elderly man robbed at home in Falmouth

Detectives in Falmouth are appealing for any information that may lead to the arrest of two men responsible for forcing their way into an elderly victim’s home at around 11pm on Monday 16 January 2017.

This was in the area of the Beacon in Falmouth. The victim was present when this offence took place. Cash and jewellery were stolen during the offence....
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/17/2017 at 12:56. Facebook
Large-scale fight, Exeter city centre

Police have released images of a number of people they wish to identify in connection to a large-scale fight in Exeter City Centre.

Police were called at around 2am on Saturday 31st December 2016, with reports of a fight outside NatWest Bank in High Street, Exeter.

A number of people were taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital following the...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/17/2017 at 12:03. Facebook
Attempted robbery, Ilfracombe - Witnesses sought by police

Police are seeking witnesses to an attempted knifepoint robbery in Ilfracombe which left a man injured.

The victim, a local man in his 40s, was confronted by three men as walked home along Tarry Lane around 9.15pm on Friday 13 January.

The offenders, all aged between 18 and 22, demanded the victim’s wallet and mobile phone. One of...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/16/2017 at 11:57. Facebook
Serious collision Penwinnick, St Austell

One man remains in a critical condition

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian which has left one man in a critical condition.

Police were called at around 9:45pm on Friday the 13th of January with reports of a collision between a Volkswagen Golf and pedestrian on Penwinnick Road, St Austell.

A...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/16/2017 at 10:29. Facebook
Man arrested

Police were called to Leighton Terrace, Exeter, just before 9.50pm last night [Sunday 15 January] following reports of a man being stabbed.

The Police helicopter was called to assist in a police search for the suspect, who was subsequently located in woods just off of Prince of Wales Road, Exeter.

An off-duty paramedic and ambulance services were also on the scene to assist...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/13/2017 at 17:40. Facebook
The first puppy scheme blog of 2017 is here and it's full to the brim with news!

We have three new arrivals, Tara, Tammy and Tag (pictured) for you to meet.

Supermum, Ruby, is retiring - read Paul's lovely tribute to her. She's been with us since she was 8 weeks old and we're sad to see her go. She's produced two terrific litters (the A and C litters), so her legacy remains with us through...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
01/13/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
Safer Internet Day - Tuesday 7th February 2017

Forget thundersnow...join the #SID2017 Thunderclap!

Thunderclap schedules the same message across Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr at exactly the same time from everyone who signs up.

To join this online flashmob all you have to do is choose the platform you want your message to be on and come 7th February at 8.30 am the message will automatically...
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