A divorced husband who trashed his ex-wife's home in Chudleigh and tried to blow it up, has been jailed for 18 months.
Mark Bridgeman from Newton Abbot used a large hunting knife to slash furniture, causing almost £6,000 worth of damage. He also switched on all the gas hobs. He did it after he found out she was going to re-marry.
A teenager has been arrested after a hit and run in Newton Abbot.
One man is in a serious condition in hospital after a car mounted the pavement and hit him on The Avenue in the early hours of yesterday morning.
An 18-year-old local man has been arrested and released on bail.
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A man is fighting for his life after being involved in a hit and run in Newton Abbot.
It happened in the early hours of this morning when a car mounted the pavement and hit the man.
He is being treated in hospital and police have cordoned off the area.
The Newton Abbot foodbank will officially reopen today on new premises. They say there is a huge need for their services as they help families in crisis. It's estimated they give out 80 to 100 food parcels a month.
A man left empty-handed from a home in Newton Abbot after being challenged by a 94-year-old woman in the middle of the night.
She had been asleep in a chair in the lounge on 2 April and woke to find the man searching the room. He left the house in St Mary's Road without taking anything.
Police think there may be a connection to an incident on 28 March when a man was seen trying car doors and walking up drives in the area.
This was a brazen burglary attempted while the elderly resident was at home. She showed tremendous courage by challenging him and he has left the house without anything as a result.
The suspect is described as white, aged around 30, more than 6ft tall and of large build. He was wearing a dark tracksuit with coloured trims around the collar.
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Police trying to trace a missing Devon woman say she has been found safe and well.
35-year-old Martine Blair, from Newton Abbot, was last seen in Derriford on Friday 28 February. Officers had searched for her in the Paignton area but she was found in Plymouth on Monday.
Newton Abbott will be the latest town in Devon to benefit from the arrival of superfast broadband today.
Culture Secretary Maria Miller will be watching the latest connection in the town as part of the multi-million pound programme to improve internet access across Devon and Somerset.
Last week the government announced it was providing an extra £22.75 million to help the project reach some of the area's most challenging locations.
Police say they are increasingly concerned for a Devon woman who has been missing since Friday afternoon.
Martine Blair, who is 35 and from Newton Abbot, was last seen at 3.20pm on Friday 28 February in Derriford in Plymouth.
She is believed to be in the Paignton area and officers have been searching but have not been able to trace her. She is likely to be on her own and likes to visit the beach.