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Category Archive: Callouts 2013

Dec 11 2013

Missing person, Exeter

The team were called to the Exeter St David’s area on Wed 11th Dec, to assist the Police in locating a vulnerable missing person from the city. The search centered around the river and rail lines for approx 2.5 hours, before being informed that she had travelled out of the area.

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Nov 29 2013

Police concerned for missing 50 yr old male

UPDATE 29/11/2013 08:10 – the missing male has been located safe and well. A full team callout was initiated at 2am this morning to assist the Devon and Cornwall Police in a search for a missing 50 year old male. Police are growing increasingly concerned for Stuart Glanville who is regarded as vulnerable and was …

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Nov 03 2013

Callout: Missing person Chudleigh

A full team callout was issued by Devon and Cornwall Police on Sunday November 3rd to assist with a search for a missing male in his 60’s at Chudleigh. The team were on site at 09:30 and began a systematic search of the areas highlighted by the Police Lost Person Search Manager (LPSM).  Alongside our …

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Oct 31 2013

Full team callout to search for missing child

At 22:20 a full team callout was issued to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with  a missing person search around Abbotskerswell. A child had gone missing from his bed at around 21:15 Fortunately shortly after the call was raised the child was found safe and well and the team were stood down at 23:12. Press report …

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Oct 06 2013

One of our quickest ‘finds’ ever

On Sunday October 6th, our team leader and a number of our  team members and search managers were deployed in the Cross Furze area near Buckfastleigh assisting with the annual Abbots Way Walk from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock providing radio and safety cover for the event. During the event our Team Leader was contacted by …

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Oct 05 2013

Lost in the Dart Gorge

Our Team Leader was contacted by the Police following a call for help made by a small group who had become lost in the Upper Dart Gorge area below Dr Blackalls Drive. He contacted the group by phone and assisted in helping them relocate themselves and finding their way back to their car.

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Sep 22 2013

Callout for high risk missing person, Torbay

At 22:55 on the 22nd September the team were called out by Devon and Cornwall Police to assist in a field search for a high risk male missing person on the edge of Torbay. Thirty minutes after the callout was initiated, the team were stood down as they made there way to the RV. More …

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Sep 18 2013

Missing pensioner found safe and well

Devon and Cornwall Police were concerned for a pensioner who went missing around 4pm on Tuesday 17th September. Around 03:30 on the 18th, a full team callout was issued to assist the Police and HM Coastguard with a search for the gentleman around his home address in the Brixham / Churston Ferrers area of Torbay. …

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Sep 03 2013

Difficult rescue in the Upper Dart Gorge

Lower Leg injury in difficult terrain. At 18:00 this evening we were called to assist the Westcountry Ambulance Service with the rescue of a young female casualty who had sustained a knee injury in the Upper Dart Gorge between Dartmeet and Newbridge on Dartmeet. Access into the gorge is difficult as it is steep sided …

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Aug 26 2013

Callout: Missing person Buckfastleigh Down

Team callout, to a 60 year old male reported to be in distress this afternoon. We are happy to report that he turned up safe and well in the area of Venford Reservoir, after having been spotted on Buckfastleigh Down (below Pupers Hill) apparently confused and agitated.         More callouts …… You …

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