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Appeal after Tamar Bridge road rage and assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses following road rage and an assault on the Tamar Bridge in Plymouth.

The incident took place at around 2.08pm on Tuesday 26th April, when a white Peugeot van followed a black VW Golf along the A38 and on to the westbound carriageway of the Tamar Bridge, Plymouth.

The driver of the Peugeot van then proceeded to swerve in front the VW Golf before...

Warning to drivers as police launch summer drink drive campaign

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Devon and Cornwall Police today launched their summer drink drive campaign.

Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be devastating.

Throughout the month-long operation, drivers can expect to be tested if they are involved in a collision or if stopped for an offence. Routine stop checks will also result in drivers...

Two men wanted on warrant in Plymouth

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Police are appealing to the public to assist in finding two wanted men in Plymouth.

Christopher Edmonson (pictured left) and Darren Willmer (pictured right) are both wanted on warrant after failing to appear at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court.

Christopher Edmonson, 25, from Plymouth, was originally charged with a road traffic offence. He is described as white, 6ft 4ins tall, of...

Police prepared for Plymouth v Portsmouth play-off

Authored by Mary

Police in partnership with Plymouth Argyle FC have put in place plans to make sure one of the biggest matches of the season is remembered for the excitement of the club’s shot at Wembley.

On Sunday 15 May, Argyle hosts Portsmouth for the second round of the League 2 playoffs for a chance to play at Wembley. The club is expecting the ground to be full to its 15,600 match capacity....

Laptop stolen in Plymouth burglary

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Police are appealing for information after a laptop was stolen during a burglary in Plymouth.

A property in Windermere Crescent, Derriford, was broken into sometime between 7am and 6pm on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

Officers believe the offender entered the property through a dog flap in the back door.

A black 18 inch by 12 inch Acer laptop, worth £420, and a number of items of...

Police continue to dig for clues at home of serial killer Fred's West's friends

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Devon police officers are continuing to investigate the garden at the former home of a paedophile couple, who knew serial killers Fred and Rose West.

Excavations began on Tuesday 3 May in the rear garden of a bungalow in Bradnich, near Cullompton, following historic intelligence linked to the former occupants of the council-owned property, David and Pauline Williams.

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Police appeal following Plymouth collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses following collision that has left an elderly woman with in hospital with serious arm injuries.

At approximately 5.20pm on Friday 29th April, police were called to Mainstone Avenue in Plymouth.

A Renault Kangoo appears to have struck several stationary vehicles before rolling on to its nearside trapping the 81-year-old female driver by the arm...

Tony Hogg claims Tories "don't understand role of PCC"

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After quitting the Conservatives in disgust, outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Tony Hogg, has today claimed that the Conservative Party and its MPs do not understand the role of the Police and Crime Commissioner and that Home Secretary Theresa May’s claims that the only safe PCC was a Conservative one were “absurd”.

Commenting on these claims, Gareth...

Woman hurt in Plymouth nightclub assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which happened at Annabel’s Nightclub on the Barbican in Plymouth in the early hours of Sunday 3 April 2016.

A woman was on the upstairs dancefloor between 12.25am to 12.35am when she was assaulted by an unknown man and a woman.

The victim, a 37-year-old woman from Gunnislake, sustained a fractured cheek in the attack.

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Police target poor and inconsiderate drivers

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Officers from Devon, Cornwall and Dorset’s Road Policing Team will be mounting a week long campaign, targeting drivers of all types of vehicles who flout road traffic laws on roads.

Operation Vortex targets poor, inconsiderate and complacent driving across the region and aims to reduce the number of collisions and casualties on our roads.

A team of officers will be carrying out...

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