Major search for woman following 999 call

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(Last Updated On: May 11, 2019)

Police, including the police helicopter, fire crews, RNLI and coastguard crews were involved in an early morning search for a woman following a 999 call today, Saturday 11th May.

Police say they had serious concerns for the 26-year-old.

The search came to an end after an hour when the woman was located and taken to hospital.

Kingsbridge Police said on Facebook: “At about 0240hrs this morning Police received a 999 call from a woman who said she was in Old Mill Woods, Dartmouth. Police had serious concerns for her safety so numerous units from Kingsbridge, Totnes, Ivybridge, Newton Abbot, and Teignmouth were dispatched to search for her. Due to comments made about water, DSFRS and Dartmouth Coastguard were dispatched along with the NPAS helicopter from NPAS Exeter.
The 26 year old female was located after about an hour and taken to Torbay Hospital for treatment.
Our apologies to the residents who may have have been disturbed by the low flying helicopter,”

Adding, “If you feel suicidal then please take a look at the below information which may assist,
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/

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