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Missing Kallum Barritt found safe and well

15-year-old Kallum Barritt from Plymouth has been found safe and well. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police say a 15-year-old boy who went missing from Plymouth has been found. Kallum Barritt hadn't been seen since this morning and officers were concerned for his welfare.

They can now report that he is safe and well and have thanked people for their help.

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Dartmoor residents offered face-to-face advice on energy bills

Credit: South Dartmoor Community Energy

Dartmoor residents will be able to receive face-to-face advice on their energy bills and suppliers today.

South Dartmoor Community Energy are launching their energy advice drop-in sessions, where advisors will help people with their energy tariffs and provide information on switching suppliers.

People will also be able to apply for extra support from energy companies.


Police hunt for bogus charity collector who stole from an elderly blind woman in Plymouth

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Devon and Cornwall Police are hunting for a bogus charity collector who stole money from an elderly blind woman in her Plymouth home.

Officers say the 79-year-old woman was visited on Wednesday by a man who said he was selling items on behalf of a dyslexia charity.

He invited himself in and remained at her home for around 45 minutes, insisting that she buy household products which she did not need.

She eventually gave in and handed over her purse for goods worth no more than £25 but the thief took all of the banknotes from her purse – totalling £150 – before making off from the property.

The man is described as well-spoken with a south east accent.

This is an appalling crime; stealing from an elderly blind woman has to be the lowest of the low. We are appealing to anyone who may have seen this man going door-to-door in the Leigham area on that day or since to come forward and contact police before this man steals from any other vulnerable victim.

– PC Ian Bell, Plymouth Local Investigation Team

Exeter Chiefs winger Nowell could miss England's autumn internationals following injury

The rugby union player may miss out on England's autumn internationals. Credit: PA

Exeter Chiefs winger, Jack Nowell, could miss England's autumn internationals after getting injured during a match against the Newcastle Falcons on Saturday, 7 October.

The 24-year-old fractured his cheekbone and may now need surgery, meaning he could be out for eight weeks.

England is scheduled to face Argentina, Australia and Samoa in the weeks following 11 November.

He will miss Exeter's game against Sale in the league.

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