Police at scene of illegal rave on Dartmoor


Police are currently at the scene of an Illegal gathering on Dartmoor this morning, Friday 27th December.

Police were called to reports of the gathering at Candover Bridge and are now working to close the event down. police have said for anyone thinking about attending, not to.

All local roads in the area have been closed.

Chief Supt Matt Longman said: “Our concerns are both for the people in attendance and the impact on the local community.

“We are currently at the scene working with members of the public to bring about closing the event down.

“Local roads are currently gridlocked and there is limited access for emergency vehicles to attend should they be needed.

“In the interest of public safety, we are asking anyone thinking about attending the event not to do so. Especially as this is intended to be closed down shortly.

“We have also closed local roads in the area until further notice.”

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