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Callouts 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017 23:39

Suspicious scene at Devon beauty spot

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Suspicious scene at Devon beauty spot

CALLOUT 20:44 23rd July 2017

On Friday evening Dartmoor Search and Rescue volunteers were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a suspicious scene at Kennick Reservoir between Hennock and Christow. The scene was suspicious in that it gave concern that a member of the public may have been injured in the area and hence a search was required to check nobody required medical help.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton called to assist the Police at Kennick Reservoir

A Police Dog and National Police Air Service helicopter were used for an initial search, and forensic officers were called to examine the scene and undertake analysis to determine whether the cause for concern was justified.

Fortunately, the forensic team came quickly to the conclusion that the scene was not what it appeared and the team were stood down shortly after arrival.

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