Appeal following breezeblocks thrown

Police are seeking witnesses following two incidents where breezeblocks have been thrown from an overpass onto moving vehicles below.

The incidents happened at the Elliot Road overpass between 8.45pm to 9.05pm on Thursday 19 January 2017.

The first incident [CR/004615/17] refers to reports of a concrete breezeblock being thrown around 8.45pm from the overpass and hitting a car, braking the windscreen.

The second incident [CR/004600/17] refers to an incident where another breezeblock has been thrown around 8.55pm to 9.05pm and has hit a white artic lorry shattering the windscreen.

Glenn Hawkins said: “The incident involved damage to a car and a truck and could have resulted in a serious incident.

“We ask any witnesses who saw something during these times to get in touch with Devon and Cornwall Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via [email protected] or by telephone on 101, quoting crime quoting the above crime number.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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