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Friday, 26 April 2019 12:00

Happy end to overnight Newton Abbot search

Callout 12/2019 -  Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot,  02:20 26th April 2019

The team has been searching throughout the night for a vulnerable lady reported missing giving concern for her welfare in Newton Abbot.

Team members and the Devon and Cornwall Police LPSM discussing a missing person search strategy

Park and woodland around Decoy Country Park was searched by our volunteers alongside Police Officers, Police search dog handlers and the Police helicopter.

A foot team of our volunteers and Devon and Cornwall Police searching at night

Our volunteers were stood down shortly after 6am following a report that the lady had attended a local hospital. We hope she gets the care she needs.

Now it's time for a quick kip before heading off to work.

Press report:

Published in Callouts 2019

Elderly male with dementia goes missing in Decoy Park

Callout 26/2018 - Newton Abbot. 12:47 5th October 2018

Dartmoor Search and Rescue volunteers deployed on a search for a missing person in an urban area

Dartmoor Search and Rescue volunteers were called out early on Friday afternoon to search for a missing person with dementia who had gone missing in Decoy Park, Newton Abbot.

Fortunately, the elderly gentleman was spotted by team members on their way to the rendezvous and was returned to his family.

A good outcome for all concerned.

Published in Callouts 2018
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