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    Thursday, 15 February 2018 20:46

    Body of missing male found in search

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    CALLOUT 06 / 2018 - 12:24  15th FEBRUARY 2018 At lunchtime today our team, backed by our colleagues at North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team, were called out to assist Devon & Cornwall Police with a missing person search at Longdown on the outskirts of Exeter. The missing male, a student at University of Exeter, was last seen in the early hours of Tuesday morning at an Exeter nightclub, and Police had become increasingly concerned as his disappearance was out of character. Around 3:30pm this afternoon, a team of our swift water rescue specialists discovered the body of a young man within our search area.…
    Monday, 29 January 2018 23:34

    Missing vulnerable teenager

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    CALLOUT 05 / 2018 - 23:02  29th JANUARY 2018 Devon and Cornwall Police requested assistance from the team in the search for a missing vulnerable teenager to the south east of Exeter. Shortly after the callout was issued and members were travelling to the rendezvous, the team was stood down as the teenager had been found by a Police dog.  
    Sunday, 28 January 2018 21:36

    2 walkers become disorientated on Haytor Down

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    CALLOUT 04 / 2018 - 18:24  23rd JANUARY 2018 A team callout was raised at 18:24 after Devon and Cornwall Police had received a call from 2 adult walkers who had become disorientated on a walk in the Haytor area of Dartmoor. Members began arriving at the rendezvous at the Haytor Rocks top car park shortly afterwards and the first 3 to arrive were tasked to their suspected location which was either Holwell Tor or Smallacombe Rocks. The small team walked out towards Holwell Tor along the granite railway and soon saw the missing adults signalling to us with their torches.…
    CALLOUT 03 / 2018 - 02:55  23rd JANUARY 2018 Shortly before 03:00 this morning, the team was called out to search for a missing lone female walker on the south of Dartmoor.  The walker had been out the day before and was believed to have been geocaching. She raised the alarm by calling the Police from her mobile around midnight, indicating she was lost wet and cold,  who then asked us to respond.  Unfortunately, our conversation with the woman in her 20's was cut short as her mobile phone battery went dead. From the brief phone call we established that she…
    Tuesday, 09 January 2018 13:16

    Missing person found after social media appeal.

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    CALLOUT 02 / 2018 - 18:20  8th JANUARY 2018 Our team of volunteers were called out at 18:20 on the 8th January to search areas around Buckfastleigh, including the deployment of our water team specialists to search the River Dart to the south of Buckfastleigh. Teams were deployed along various stretches of the River Dart starting from the Salmon Leap weir near the Dart Bridge pub south towards Totnes, and in the Staverton area. All team personnel were stood down around 23:00 after completing our search taskings with no further sight of the missing 49 year old male. The intention being that we would…
    CALLOUT 01 / 2018 - 08:00  6th JANUARY 2018 We've been part of one of the biggest searches conducted in recent years all day today looking for a missing male from Ivybridge. Multiple agencies were involved including: - Our own team volunteers,- Devon & Cornwall Police, - Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) dogs, - Devon and Cornwall Police dogs- Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service dogs- Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team - Plymouth, - Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, - National Police Air Service helicopter from Exeter, - Devon and Cornwall 4x4 - and more than 100 members of the public. We arrived on…
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