Despite an overall crime fall in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the wider 'violence against the person' measure (offences where there is no physical injury) saw an increase of over 5%.
Sexual offences have risen by 2.6%.
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Mrs Justice Nicola Davies will sentence Berlinah Wallace, 48, at Bristol Crown Court.
After cool early morning weather bringing mist and fog, there should be a bright afternoon for most parts of the region.
Any early mist and fog will soon clear, with unbroken sunshine through the day for most.