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Men rescued from Plymstock cliff top

Three men have been rescued by fire crews after becoming trapped on a cliff top in Bovisand Bay.

Emergency services from the Greenbank and Plymstock areas came to assist in the rescue and a helicopter from Chivenor was also called out.

The men were rescued from the cliff in the early hours of this morning.

One of the men suffered a minor injury to their leg, which was dealt with by the Ambulance Service.

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Body found in van parked in Plymstock

The body of a man has been found in the back of a van parked on Radford Park Road in Plymstock. Police were called out by ambulance staff just after 4pm yesterday.

The death is being treated as unexplained. Officers are waiting for the results of a post mortem examination.

At this time there is no evidence of any third party involvement, although polce enquiries are still ongoing.

– Devon & Cornwall Police spokesman

The man is thought to be local and in his mid-twenties. His family have been informed.

Appeal for missing Plymstock man

Francis Mackie
52 year old Francis Mackie was last seen at 10.30am last Friday at his home. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for information about a missing man from Plymstock. 52 year old Francis Mackie was last seen at 10.30am last Friday at his home. He did not take his house keys, wallet and medication with him. Read more on the Devon & Cornwall police website.

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