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Woman assaulted on Plymouth Hoe

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which took place on Plymouth Hoe at around 9.25pm on Friday 29th July 2016.

A 36-year-old woman from Plymouth was assaulted by two women and one man who were not known to her. The victim was punched and bitten on the face and arm, and kicked while she was on the ground. She received black eyes, bruising to the body and a bump on the head...

Appeal after assault at Plymouth social club

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Police are seeking witnesses to an assault on a 46-year-old man from Plymouth following an altercation in the car park of the Brookside Social Club, Honicknowle, Plymouth between 11pm and 11.30pm on Wednesday 20th July 2016.

Another man and another woman were present during the altercation prior to the assault, which resulted in the man being knocked unconscious and receiving bruising...

Four arrested after report of gunfire

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Four men are in police custody on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent in Plymouth.

Police received a number of reports in the early hours of this morning (Monday 1 August) of what was thought to be gunfire in the Plympton area of Plymouth.

Police also received calls from the public claiming that youths were letting off firecrackers in the area.

Police and the...

Man charged with assault in Plymouth

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Police have charged a man following an alleged assault that took place at Latitude 52 apartments on Albert Road, Devonport just after midnight on Tuesday 26th July.

A 33-year-old man suffered a puncture wound to his left forearm and required treatment at hospital.

Glynn Collier aged 44 from Hartlepool has been charged with GBH and being in possession of a bladed article in a...

Police appeal after assault and robbery in Plymouth

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Police are seeking any witnesses to an assault and robbery which happened on Poole Park Road, Plymouth, at around 11pm on Friday 22nd July 2016.

The 18-year-old male victim was walking home when he was approached from behind by two men not known to him. One of the men struck the victim in the face making his nose bleed.

The two men made off with £5 in cash, a shoulder bag made...

Missing David Saunders found

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David Saunders has been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the public for their help.

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Police are currently concerned for the welfare of David Saunders aged 68 years missing from the Plymouth area.

David is described as a white male, 68 years of age with short white hair and a white beard weighing...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault by a man on a young woman which happened on Alma Road in Plymouth between 3pm and 3.30pm on Wednesday 13trh July 2016

Police would particularly like to talk to the man who is described as black, approximately 5’ 5” tall, with buzz cut short dark hair, dark eyes with a chubby face and high forehead. The man has broad shoulders and a...

Standing together with Plymouth’s Polish community

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A representative from the Polish Embassy met with Plymouth City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police on Friday to show support for Plymouth’s Polish community following recent hate crime incidents.

Michal Mazurek, head of the Consular Section of the Polish Embassy, visited Plymouth to meet with a Polish family who were the victims of an arson attack and hate mail, and then met with...

Police investigate race hate arson attack

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Police in Plymouth have launched an investigation following a fire at a property in Plymouth in which the owners then received a hate-filled letter.

The incident took place at an address on Blandford Road in Efford overnight on Wednesday 6th into Thursday 7th of July.

A fire was started deliberately in the shed situated close to the house. The flames spread and caused...

Plymouth Commander recognises those who go above and beyond

Authored by Sarah Parker

A city store manager who intervened in a robbery, a detective who investigated the sexual abuse of a 5 year old child with empathy and tenacity, and the woman who has cleaned a city police station for more than 20 years are among those singled out for praise by Plymouth’s police Commander.

Chief Supt Andy Boulting has celebrated the contribution of a variety of eleven people to police...

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