Two of the region's hospitals have launched an investigation in to how two courier bags containing patients' medical records were found on a busy road.
The records appeared to have been in transit from Torbay Hospital to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
Our reporter Jeff Welch reports from the scene on the A379 near Powderham Castle, near Exeter:
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