Karen Wyatt who was missing from the Axminster area has been located.

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance.
Police spot driving offences from double decker bus in Plymouth

Two Plymouth police officers, PC Andy Llewellyn and PC Colin Strachan, have come up with an innovative approach to spotting drivers who are exhibiting the “fatal five” driving offences.

On Friday 24th March 2017, police officers and cadets took their seats on the upper deck of a double decker bus, kindly supplied by Plymouth...
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Police are secretly watching people from the top deck of a double-decker in Plymouth today | Plymouth Herald

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Man arrested following Penzance firearm incident

Police have one man in custody following a firearms incident in Penzance yesterday (Thursday the 23rd March).

Police were called at around 1:35pm when a member of the public reported seeing a group of four men, of which one appeared to be brandish a handgun, near Wharf Road in Penzance.

Armed police units attended to locate the...
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New Plymouth police commander is appointed

Chief Superintendent Dave Thorne has been announced as the new Plymouth police commander, following a promotion process that took place last week.

He takes up his new position with immediate effect, following a brief period in the role in a temporary capacity. Dave Thorne had been a superintendent in the city for the last 18 months.

Chief...
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Roads Policing Unit launch Operation Fatigue

Police are launching a new operation aimed at tackling traffic offences from rogue commercial drivers.

From Friday 24th March through to Sunday 8th April 2017, officers from Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Strategic Alliance Roads Policing Unit will be undertaking proactive action as part of Operation Fatigue.

Op Fatigue will involve the stopping...
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If your child has started playing truant, goes missing from home or their appearance has changed they may be a victim of CSE. #NotoCSE.

For information about the signs of CSE and how to get help visit: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Devon & Cornwall Police
03/23/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
Our heartfelt thanks for this simple act of kindness.

This thank you card and flowers were received at Crownhill police station, Plymouth today.

After yesterday’s horrific events in London, this simple act of kindness by a member of the public reminds us all why we wear this uniform with pride every day.

The card reads:

"To all police officers and PCSOs who are prepared to put their lives...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/23/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
Wanted: Jacob Day - Believed to be in Torbay

Police are seeking the public’s help to trace 21-year-old Jacob Day from Torbay.

Day is sought for arrest in relation to various assaults that took place over the past 6 months. Numerous enquiries have been made by police to locate and arrest Day, and we are now appealing to the public for information about his whereabouts and to report any...
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03/23/2017 at 14:05. Facebook
Missing: Catherine Blanford - Suffers from dementia.

Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing woman.

Catherine Blanford was last seen at around midnight at her home address in Compian Close, Saltash.

Catherine is 78-years-old and descried as about 5’5” tall, stocky build with short black hair. It is believed she is wearing a purple coat.

Catherine suffers from Dementia...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/23/2017 at 11:28. Facebook
Public urged to remain vigilant after London attack

Communities across Devon and Cornwall are being urged to remain alert and vigilant following the terrorist attack in Westminster, London, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

There is no specific intelligence to suggest any additional threat local to Devon and Cornwall or any risk to our communities locally. However the threat level for the...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/23/2017 at 11:23. Facebook
Re-posted from Cornwall Live

MISSING: Have you seen Newquay man Darren Mitchell?

Photo at link below.

Police are seeking the help of the public to search for a 41-year-old man from Newquay.

Darren Mitchell was last seen near the Burger King restaurant at Station Parade in Newquay at around 9pm on Sunday, March 12 2017

Darren is described as a white, 41-year-old male with a shaven head. He...
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Police look to locate high-risk missing Newquay man Darren Mitchell | Cornwall Live

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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/23/2017 at 08:18. Facebook
Do you know who your children are talking to on social media?

'Friends' may not be who they say they are.

For help and information about CSE visit:

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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/22/2017 at 18:01. Facebook
Job opportunity -Force Legal Advisor

The police forces of Devon & Cornwall and Dorset have established a strategic alliance to provide a single service within certain functions across the three counties. The Legal Services Department will be hosted by Devon and Cornwall Police.

Based at Police Headquarters, Exeter, the principal responsibility of the advertised role will be to provide a...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/22/2017 at 17:18. Facebook
Missing: Denis Danaher

Missing from his residential home in Cullompton.

Police are appealing to the public to help them locate Denis Danaher who is missing.

Denis was last seen in the early hours on Tuesday the 21st of March at his residential home in Cullompton, and police are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Denis is a white man, approximately 6”1 tall, large build, short...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/22/2017 at 15:18. Facebook
We are pleased to report that Charley Tilbury has been found safe and well. Thank you for your support.
Devon & Cornwall Police
03/22/2017 at 12:51. Facebook
Collisions on A30 near Okehampton - Carriageway closed in both directions.

Emergency services are currently at the scene of two collisions that has taken place on the A30 near Okehampton.

Police were informed at around 10:50am today (22nd March) that a collision had taken place which was affecting both the east and westbound sides of the carriageway, plus damage to the central...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/22/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
Devon, Torbay, Plymouth and Cornwall stand together against child sexual exploitation.

Knowing the signs and standing together will help in the fight against CSE.

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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Missing Plymouth man James Thompson

Have you seen this man?

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 51 year old man, James Thompson from Plymouth.

James is described as white, 5ft 7in tall of slim build with greying, short dark hair.

Police are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this man at or near to the Asda petrol station on Exeter...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/21/2017 at 13:46. Facebook
CSE charity calls for more support to ensure parents are involved in tackling exploitation

The National Working Group (NWG) around CSE has identified a particular need for more support to ensure that parents are involved in tackling child sexual exploitation at a local level, and for better support to professionals in education and community development.

This comes following the recent...
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Devon & Cornwall Police
03/21/2017 at 09:44. Facebook
Sexual exploitation damages children's physical, emotional and psychological health.

It is not okay for someone to expect a young person to do things they don't want to. #NotoCSE

For information about CSE, including the signs to look out for, visit: [ Goo.gl Link ]