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Callouts 2014

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 09:53

Exeter search for male in ‘distressed state’

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Exeter search for male in ‘distressed state’

At 18:45 yesterday the team was asked to search for a male in his 20’s reported to be in a ‘distressed state’ in the university area of Exeter.

30+ members of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team and Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton and 2 SARDA search dog attended and after nearly 5 hours of searching, nothing was found.

The police are continuing their inquiries and have launched an appeal

Police appeal

Police in Exeter have issued an appeal to the public in a bid to trace and identify a man who was seen in a distressed state in the city. Officers attended Streatham Drive at around 3.30pm yesterday, Wednesday, 26 March 2014 after receiving a report regarding a man who was in tears at the fishpond in the university grounds.

The man in question was not wearing any shoes and was noticed to have a mark around his neck. Officers have not been able to trace or identify the man and are concerned for his welfare. He is described as being in his 20s, around 5ft 10in tall, of medium to thin build, unshaven and with short curly hair. He was wearing a green jacket and green trousers which were rolled up to the top of his ankles.

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