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12 year old in serious but 'stable' condition after police car crash

The police car being towed away after the accident. Credit: ITV News

A 12-year-old who suffered severe head injuries after she was hit by a police car remains in a serious condition in hospital today.

The girl was hit by the vehicle responding to an emergency call on Treveson Street in Camborne yesterday morning (6 January).

She was taken to Bristol Children’s Hospital by air ambulance.

She remains in a serious condition but stable."

– Devon and Cornwall Police

Fans advised to arrive early for Exeter vs Liverpool game

Exeter fans at Old Trafford

Football fans heading to the St James Park this Friday to watch Exeter City play Liverpool in the FA Cup game have been advised to arrive early to avoid the rush.

Devon and Cornwall Police will be on hand to support the staff at the club, making sure the game is an enjoyable family event.

Gates open at 6:30pm.

This is a big game for Exeter City and excitement is running high, but the club says it isn't anticipating any problems - a promise echoed by Liverpool fans on social media.

Every week at Exeter City FC fans mix freely and enjoy the friendly rivalry that makes football and especially the FA Cup the exciting spectacle that captivates so many.

Liverpool fans are renowned for their fervent but always sportsmanlike support and will be welcomed not only by a progressive highly professional football unit but also by a city well versed as generous hosts.”

– ulian Tagg, Chairman of Exeter City

With a sell out crowd all away coaches will be met and escorted by Police.

It is a great community event for the City of Exeter and Exeter Football Club to host such a game.

The police will have resources on duty to assist with the night time economy and deal with any anti-social behaviour should it occur."

– Vicky Howell, Devon & Cornwall Police Football Unit

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Anger after animals belonging to Exeter school found mutilated and killed

Guinea pigs and rabbits belonging to Ellen Tinkham School were stolen over the weekend Credit: Ellen Tinkham School

Parents and staff at an Exeter school for children with special needs are horrified following the theft and killing of some of the school's small animals.

Staff at Ellen Tinkham School in Pinhoe say some of their rabbits and guinea pigs, which are used for animal therapy, were stolen from their hutches over the weekend.

The following day, staff came in to discover four chickens had been mutilated and thrown over the boundary wall.

The school is now appealing for help to find the missing animals.

Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating.

Police searching for missing Alicja find body at Land's End

Police looking for missing Alicja Stawkowski have found a body at Land's End. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police looking for a missing woman have found a body at Land's End.

37-year-old Alicja Stawkowski was last seen at her home in London on the 5th November and was later believed to have been spotted on CCTV at Penzance Station.

Her family has been informed.

A possible sighting of Alicja at Penzance Station last month. Credit: CCTV
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