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Two hurt in Turnchapel collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Plymouth that left two people in hospital.

Police were called at around 8.40pm on Thursday 24th March following reports of a two vehicle road traffic collision had occurred on Hooe Road, Turnchapel, Plymouth.

The two vehicles involved were a black Jeep Cherokee and a blue Renault Clio; extensive damage was sustained to...

Man seriously assaulted in restaurant

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Police are trying to trace a couple who may have witnessed a serious assault on a man at a Plymouth restaurant.

A 38-year-old man, from Plymouth, was in the Mesopotamia Restaurant, on Western Approach, at around 5.30pm on Monday 7 March 2016 when he was attacked following an argument.

The victim sustained a large cut to his head after being hit with objects and having objects...

Operation Juggler aims to improve road safety

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More than 20 drivers have been reported for offences by police as part of a multi-agency road safety operation in Plympton.

Local officers and Special Constables were joined by staff from HM Customs and Excise, VOSA, taxi licensing and Trading Standards for the operation in Vicarage Road on the morning of Wednesday 16 March.

In total 54 commercial and private vehicles were...

Business leader joins independent PCC campaign

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EAST Devon retired police officer Bob Spencer has won the influential support of a top Plymouth businessman in his bid to become the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall.

Charles Howeson, an acknowledged expert on South West economic regeneration, has been openly critical of the politicisation of the role of commissioner.

Only last month he challenged the...

Police appeal after fatal accident

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Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses to fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the north bound lane of Outland Road in the early hours of Saturday 12th March 2016.

At approximately 03.10 hrs , emergency services responded to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a car in the vicinity of the footbridge over Outland Road near Devonport High School for Girls....

Police warn of PIN number distraction thieves

Authored by Mary

Police are urging the public to be vigilant after a number of shoppers have been targeted by thieves in supermarket car parks across Devon and Cornwall.

While the victims, in some cases elderly women, have purchased goods in a supermarket or used a cash point a suspect has watched them enter their PIN number.

When the victims have returned to their vehicles, they have been...

PCC candidate embarks on "Judge for Yourself" tour

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Gareth Derrick, Labour’s candidate for Devon, Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner, will be talking direct to people in communities all over the region over the next 6 weeks in what he calls his “Judge for Yourself” tour.

Gareth Derrick, Labour’s candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner said: “It is clear to me that there are many people who still know very little about the role...

CCTV appeal after grandmother and child hurt in robbery

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Police have issued CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a robbery in the Southway area of Plymouth.

The incident took place at the junction of Skerries Road and Alderney Road, Southway, Plymouth, at around midday on Tuesday 23 February.

The victim, a 72-year-old woman, was pushing a pram which contained her one-year-old grandson when her handbag was pulled...

Teenage driver seriously hurt in Yelverton crash

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage driver suffered serious injuries following a collision with a tree in Yelverton.

The green Vauxhall Corsa left the carriageway and collided with a tree on the A386 at Chubb Tor, near Yelverton Golf Club, on Sunday 6 March 2016, at around 6.50am.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved in the collision.

The...

CCTV appeal after Plymouth assault

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Police are keen to identify the man pictured in connection with an assault in Plymouth which left a man with serious facial injuries.

Two men were involved in an altercation outside Goodbodys Cafe on Mutley Plain in the early hours of 28 January.

The victim, aged 39 and from Plymouth, sustained serious injuries after being punched in the face multiple times by the other man....

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