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Incident 05. | 31/03 01:30

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Devon & Cornwall Police requested the team responding to a call to support one of our fellow PenMaCRA teams Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Tavistock. This was to assist in a search for a high-risk missing person.

Nine of our members made the journey down to the RV at Harrowbeer Airfield, Yelverton. The missing respondent reported to be ‘somewhere on Dartmoor by a tree’, so not much to go on!

Around 05:00 the police informed us that the misper had just called the Police from a phonebox in Yelverton, having been beyond Dousland most of the night.

We were pleased to offer Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Tavistock some additional workforce for their search.

Team stand down at 05:04

In Attendance:

  • 9 DSRTP
  • DSRT Tavistock
  • Devon & Cornwall Police
  • Total duration: 3hrs 25mins
  • Total Volunteer hours: 33hrs 45mins

We remain operational at this difficult, responding to assist Devon & Cornwall Police in searching for vulnerable missing people.

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