'Do not approach the area': Police called to 'illegal rave' in Cornwall

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Police are dealing with an illegal rave in Cornwall.

The incident has been taking place overnight in the Camelford area of the county.

Shortly before midnight on Boxing Day police received a report of a large number of cars turning off the carriageway of the A395 towards woodlands.

There is a road closure in place and officers are in the area to prevent people from entering.

Devon and Cornwall Police has said that the event is ‘unacceptable’, adding that those attending were placing themselves and others at risk.

On X, formerly Twitter, Devon and Cornwall Police said: “We are dealing with an illegal rave in the Camelford area of Cornwall.

“Road restrictions and cordons are in place.

“These events are unacceptable.

“Those attending are placing themselves and the public at risk. Do not approach the area, those who do, risk arrest and prosecution.”