13-year-old boy injured in hit and run

Police are seeking a driver following a hit-and-run collision in Plymouth which left a 13-year-old boy injured.

The boy was crossing Wilton Street between parked cars around 6pm on Sunday [17 December] when the collision happened.

The male driver stopped, got out of his car and picked up the boy’s shoe and returned it to him. He then drove off without saying anything.


Appeal after teenager assaulted in Plymouth

Police are investigating an assault in Wolsey Road, Plymouth, between 7.10pm and 7.20pm on Saturday 1st October 2016.

The incident happened near to the TSB bank and the Roopagnor takeaway.

The victim, a 13-year-old boy from Plymouth, was assaulted by another male of similar age in an unprovoked attack. The victim was pushed to the ground and kicked, causing bruising to his head...

Police search for missing Devon teenager

Police are appealing for information about a missing teenage boy who was last seen near the River Dart in Totnes.

Officers have been searching for 16-year-old Nathan Wood, from the Paignton area, after he went missing while out with a group of female friends on Friday 5 August.

Nathan was last seen in the Swallowfields area of Totnes, at the Dartington Hall end of the River...

Teen found guilty of sending bomb hoaxes

A 16-year-old boy has been convicted at Plymouth Youth Court of a number of computer related offences (6th July).

The boy from Plymouth has been convicted of three offences under the Computer Misuse Act relating to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, and two offences under the Criminal Law Act relating to the communication of bomb threats.

This conviction results from...

Teenager sexually assaulted in Plymouth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 13-year-old boy was approached and sexually assaulted Plymouth.

The incident took place at the near to the children’s play area on the waterfront of The Hoe, Plymouth, between 5.30-6.30pm on Tuesday 24th May.

The suspect is described as a white man, 5”7 tall with a flat face and a square chunky nose, bald, heavy build and aged between...

Teenager assaulted in Plymouth

Police investigating an assault on a teenage boy in Plymouth are appealing for information.

The 15-year-old local boy was approached by four male youths, dressed in black and wearing hoods, at the side of the Bargain Booze shop on Crownhill Road, West Park.

One of the youths is believed to have punched the victim in the face several times during the incident that happened...

Appeal after Plymouth teenager assaulted

Police are appealing for information following an unprovoked assault on a 16-year-old girl in Barne Barton, Plymouth.

The Plymouth teenager was walking home on a secluded pathway through Blackie Woods between 8.25pm and 8.40pm on Sunday [23 August] when the assault happened.

She found her path blocked by four teenagers and when she asked to pass by one of the girls dragged her...

Appeal after teen touched inappropriately on train

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for witnesses after a young girl was touched and spoken to inappropriately on a train towards Cheltenham Spa.

The offence took place on Monday, 4 May on the 2.17pm Cross Country service from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth, which arrived at Cheltenham at 3.15pm.

PC Ben Smith, investigating, said: “During the journey,...

Teenage girl attacked on Plymouth bus

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old school girl was subjected to an unprovoked attack by a man and a woman on a bus on Thursday 12th February.

The attack took place at around 8.20-8.40am on the 34 bus which was travelling between Ford Hill, Stoke and Looseleigh Lane, Derriford.

The victim was kicked in the ribs by the woman and subjected to verbal abuse, then...

Missing Ivybridge teenager found safe

Police searching for teenager Ryan Ranson have found him safe and well in Taunton.

He was found late on Wednesday evening, 4th February in High Street, Taunton.

Ryan, 17, from Ivybridge, was last seen by his family at around 7am on Tuesday 20 January after he was dropped off for work at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth.

He was reported missing by his family later that day...