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Wednesday, 08 July 2020 20:33

High risk missing person - Chudleigh

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Callout 24/2020 -  Finlake nr Chudleigh, 09:51 8th July 2020

Dartmoor Search & Rescue Ashburton were deployed by Devon & Cornwall Police to assist in the search of male in the area of Chudleigh. This was a multi agency search with several police officers, including the police drone team, police search dogs, along with Maritime & Coastguard Agency helicopter.

Several team members deployed to defined search areas on foot to commence their searches. Our sister team Dartmoor Search & Rescue Plymouth were later called out to assist in the search, however a member of public contacted police with information which led to the finding of the male who was then assessed by medics and escorted back to safety.

Team stood down at 12:44hrs

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