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    Tuesday, 28 May 2019 21:07

    Search finds body at Watcombe

    Callout 14/2019 -  Watcombe Beach, Torquay,  08:49 22nd May 2019

    The team were called out by Devon and Cornwall Police to assist in an on-going search for a missing male in the Watcombe area. This multi-agency search involved the National Police Helicopter Service, RNLI Torbay, Torbay Coastguard, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and Devon & Cornwall Police

    At 1030 a body was located by the coastguard. Our volunteers worked with the coastguard to bring the body to a road head.

    Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the individual at this sad and difficult time.

    Callout 13/2019 -  Bradley Manor, Newton Abbot,  14:00 10th May 2019

    team members deployed to Newton Abbot to assist in the search for a female reported as being suicidal. Team members searched areas around Bradley Manor with Devon and Cornwall Police officers with assistance from a Police helicopter. 

    Around 4:30 pm team members were stood down as the lady was found safe and well outside our search area. Team members then deployed to Dartmoor as part of the safety cover for the Ten Tors event.

    Near miss -  East Devon, 18:37 23rd May 2019

    At 1837 on 23rd May the team were put on standby for a callout to assist in the search for a missing person in East Devon. Members were stood down at 1900 as the missing person had been found.

    STANDBY - 2nd June Haytor

    At 1745 on Saturday the team was called out to assist Devon & Cornwall Police in the search in the Haytor area for a 16 year old who had been missing since 1630. The team were then put on standby when the police made mobile contact with the missing person. Minutes after one of our Search Manager's arrived on scene, the 16 year old was spotted by the Police a few hundred metres north of Haytor in the direction of Holwell Quarry. At 1820 the team was stood down. The misper was then walked off to the top car park by the Police and returned to a very worried relation. 
    Published in Callouts 2019

    Callout 22/2018 - KIngskerswell / Torquay. 17:30 11th July 2018

    The team were called at approx 17:30hrs to assistDevon and Cornwall Police in the search for a missing male in the Torquay/Kingskerswell area.

    With the assistance of Network Rail safety personnel, foot teams searched the embankments and farmland alongside the Torquay to Newton Abbot railway line. The teams were stood down at 22:30hrs as all relevant areas had been searched.

    The  Police investigation is continuing. 

    Published in Callouts 2018
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