Police warning after elderly woman scammed

Authored by News Desk

Police are investigating an incident which happened at a property on Coverdale Place in Manadon, Plymouth, after an elderly woman was victim to a scam.

The incident happened on Monday 19 February 2018 at around 2pm. A woman in her 80s received a call from a man who said he was a police officer and persuaded the lady to withdraw £4,000 from her bank.

The lady returned home with...

Appeal to trace mother and son's last movements at Haytor

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Detectives investigating the death of a mother and son at Haytor will be returning to Dartmoor one week after the tragic event to appeal for the public’s help to establish the pair’s last movements.

Katherine Hooper, 24, and her five-year-old son Joshua died after falling from rocks last Friday (12 July). Police later discovered the body of her two-year-old son Sam at her home in...

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