Dangerous driving, Torquay

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car crashed into a wall in Torquay and was abandoned by the driver.

At around 3pm on Saturday 4 July, a man drove a white BMW through a bus stop into a garden wall on Fore Street, Torquay, without the consent of the vehicle’s owner. A man, wearing all black and a surgical face mask, subsequently fled on foot into Sutherland Drive.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or have any CCTV or dashcam footage of the area around the time of the incident, particularly around Fore Street and the Watcome shops roundabout, Medway Road and Sutherland Drive.

A 22-year-old man from Kingsteignton has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol, failing to stop after a collision, dangerous driving, and taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent. He has been released on police bail until Saturday 25 July pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information which could assist police enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 or email [email protected] requesting to speak to PC Oliver Hill and quoting log number 468, 4/7/20.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Appeal to find missing Honiton teenager

Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing from Payhembury, Honiton.

Officers are concerned for the welfare of Billy Allen who was last seen in the Beacon Heath area of Exeter on 1 July. He has not made contact with family or friends since going missing.

Police are carrying out enquiries to locate Billy and asking for the public to report any sightings to them.

Billy is described as 6ft 1in tall, of slim build and has short mousey-coloured hair. He was last seen wearing green jogging bottoms and a black hooded top.

Anyone who sees Billy or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police via [email protected] or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 0801 of 01/07/20.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Assault, Plymouth

Police investigating an assault in the Greenbank area of Plymouth have issue an appeal for witnesses.

It happened at the Freedom Fields Park, in Lipson Road, between 7pm and 7.10pm on Saturday 20 June.

The male victim, aged in his 20s, was punched and then kicked while he was on the ground.

He suffered bruising, scratches and has required specialist treatment for damage to his ears and hearing.

The assault is believed to have involved three suspects.

Two of them are described as being white males aged between 18 and 25.

The third was said to be a white male, around 40-years-of-age, with shoulder-length, blonde hair and was wearing jeans.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police by calling 101, or emailing [email protected], quoting crime reference CR/050635/20.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Re-Appeal: Missing Man, Ismail Ali, Bradford

Ismail Ali

Tuesday 7th July 2020,

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of missing Bradford man Ismail Ali.

The 46 year old and was last seen in Gulams in Cumberland Road on the afternoon of Friday, 29 May.

He is described as being of slim build with short black hair. He has links to the Dewsbury and Batley areas, as well as Blackburn.

There are concerns for his welfare, particularly given the period of time that has now passed.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News