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Avon and Somerset Police are searching for two men they want to speak to in connection with a Bristol robbery.
Police say CCTV images they have released show two men they believe may be able to assist with enquiries.
They say the robbery took place at Shell, Eastville Park Service Station, Muller Road, Bristol last Wednesday afternoon.
The first man is described as a light skinned black male, late teens to early twenties, slim build with short cropped hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a light grey top.
The second man is described as a light skinned black male, late teens to early twenties, slim build. At the time of the incident he was wearing a light grey baseball cap and a grey Levis hooded top.
Police say anyone who recognises the men should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or call 101.
Devon and Cornwall Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body they found at Torquay seafront.
Police say they are still investigating the circumstances of the death.
The seafront road was closed earlier this morning but has now been reopened.
Police, ambulance and HM Coastguard were called to Torquay Seafront at 6.30am today [8 September] following the discovery of the body of a female in the sea.
The female has been recovered from the sea. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the female.
A woman was found dead under a car in a street near Plymouth this morning.
Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to Nightingale Close, Elburton, at about 10.15 after a report from a member of the public.
A police spokesman said the woman was confirmed dead and the road was closed.
It is believed she was discovered partially beneath a stationary vehicle
The woman is believed to be a local lady in her 80s. Her next of kin has been informed.
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Avon and Somerset Police are trying to identify a good Samaritan who helped a woman to safety from a cliff edge.
A police officer who was handling the incident near Clifton Suspension Bridge says the young man climbed over the fence (of his own accord) and assisted with getting the woman to safety.
After the woman had been left in ambulance care, the police officer didn't get the man's name.
Police are now asking the man to come forward so they can thank him for his actions.
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