Assault in Plymouth

Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault at Sherwell Arcade on North Hill in Mutley on Wednesday 6 December 2017.

The incident happened at around 4.15am. An unknown offender approached the victim, a man in his 20s, and an altercation occurred.

The offender then hit the victim causing him to fall to the floor, hitting his head as he landed. The victim was left unconscious and attended hospital.

Police would like to speak to anyone who has information about this incident and for them to contact police via [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting CR/105841/17.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Assault at Plymouth nightclub

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Plymouth.

The incident happened at Pryzm Nightclub, Barbican Approach, at around 1am on Thursday 21 December 2017.

The victim was in the third floor smoking area when he was punched once to the head. The man, in his 20s and from the Plymouth area, received hospital treatment for a fractured jaw.

Police believe there were a number of witnesses present and would like to speak to anyone who may have information that can help with enquiries.

Anyone who can offer any further information about this incident is asked to contact the police via [email protected] or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/113218/17.

You can also give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Power tools stolen, Ilfracombe

Officers in North Devon are seeking witnesses following a spate of power tool thefts which occurred overnight on Monday 15 January into the morning of Tuesday 16 January 2018.

The first incident involved a Transit van which was parked in outside a private garage on Doone Way. Offender/s broke into the van and took thousands of pounds worth of power tools and left the scene.

The second incident occurred on Queens Avenue whereby a silver Ford Transit van was forced into and power tools stolen.

The third incident happened on Watermouth Road. A white Ford Transit van was forced open and power tools were taken.

These incidents are believed to be linked and police ask or anyone with information to come forward, especially if anyone has been offered the following items for sale; nail gun, power drills, router, wood work tools, a planer, and angle grinders.

Please contact police via [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting crime reference number CR/004632/18.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Man charged, Barnstaple

Phillip Matthews, aged 33 of Hughes Street, Barnstaple has been charged with five offences in connection with a series of break-ins at commercial properties over past two weeks.

Officers have been working with victims and scenes of crime officers to investigate the incidents. They took place between Friday 5 January and Monday 15 January in Barnstaple.

Matthews was remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown Court today [18/1].

Officers are continuing to investigate other incidents in the area and are not looking for anyone else in connection.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on [email protected] quoting CR/001622/18.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Serious collision A361 Tiverton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in the early hours of the morning (Thursday 18 January).

Police were informed of a collision between an Ambulance and a 40-year-old man on the south bound carriageway of the A361 Tiverton, Devon, at around 1.20am.

As a result of the collision the pedestrian suffered potentially life threatening injuries.

The driver and passenger of the Ambulance were uninjured.

The injured man from Ilfracombe suffered chest and head injuries and was taken to The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, before being later transferred to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where he remains in a critical condition.

Local officers as well as officers from the Roads Policing Team, and Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and closures were in place for around four hours.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to email [email protected] quoting log number 44 for 18 January.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Serious collision on A38, Rattery

A man has died following a collision on the A38 between Rattery and Buckfastleigh which happened on Boxing Day [Tuesday 26 December 2017].

The victim, a man in his 20s from Plymouth, passed away on Tuesday 16 January 2018 as a result of the collision.

Officers were informed at approximately 5.20pm to a single-car road traffic collision which occurred on the A38 Eastbound carriageway.

As a result of the collision the driver of the vehicle, a Red Renault Clio, was taken to Derriford Hospital in a critical condition.

No other vehicles were involved. The weather at the time was poor, with heavy rain.

Emergency services attended the scene and the road was closed for around six and a half hours whilst the collision site was surveyed.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the police via [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting log 524 26/12/17.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Serious collision, A38, Landrake

A woman in her 60s has been seriously injured following a two-car collision on the A38 at Landrake outside Saltash.

At approximately 2.15pm on Tuesday 16 January 2018 a green Renault estate was involved in a head-on collision with a blue Audi which was driving in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Renault was taken to Derriford Hospital by the Air Ambulance where she is in a critical condition.

The driver of the Audi was not injured.

The road was closed for five hours to allow officers to carry out their investigation into the collision.

Police would like to take this opportunity to thank road users for their patience whilst this busy road was closed to enable important investigation work to be carried out.

The weather at the time of the collision was damp/wet with intermittent heavy showers.

Potential witnesses are urged to contact Devon and Cornwall Police via [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting Log 363 16th January 2018.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

Serious Collision A38 near Landrake

At approximately 14.12hours on Tuesday 16 January 2018, a two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A38 at Landrake outside Saltash.

The two vehicles involved were a green Renault Estate and a blue Audi Estate.

The driver of the Renault was taken to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth by the Air Ambulance, where she is in a critical condition.

Potential witnesses are urged to contact Devon and Cornwall Police on 10, quoting Log 363 of 16th January 2018.

Police would like to take this opportunity to thank road users for their patience whilst this busy road was closed to enable important investigation work to be carried out.

The weather at the time of the collision was damp/wet with intermittent heavy showers.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News