Police probe boy assault
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted by three teenage girls.
The incident took place at about 5.30pm on Thursday, March 3 at Asda in Estover.
The boy was reportedly verbally assaulted, punched and slapped to the ground by the girls who ran off when he shouted that he would call the police.
The first suspect was described as 5ft 5in tall, with long blonde hair with black streaks at the bottom, of average build and wearing a white and blue coat.
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The second and third suspects had a similar appearance but were 5ft 3in tall with dark red hair.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting reference number EL/13/930.
POLICE and Coastguard crews were called to the Tamar Bridge yesterday morning after reports that a man was threatening to jump into the river.
Officers attended the scene at about 6am along with members of the Tamar Coast Rescue Team and Ministry of Defence Police.
A police spokeswoman said the man came down from the bridge at about 7.15am and nobody was hurt.
FIRE crews were called to reports of a chimney fire in Plympton.
Crews attended Newnham House at about 11.30pm on Thursday.
The fire, which was in a steel-lined flue within the chimney of the house, was extinguished.
TOUCHWOOD Theatre Company are holding their annual Ceilidh Barn Dance tonight.
The event at the City Bus Social Club at Milehouse kicks off at 7.30pm.
Tickets are still available and include a pasty.
Touchwood are also looking for an actor over the age of 40 to take on the role of Drake the English butler in their upcoming production of Annie.
CRAFT stalls and jewellery will be on sale at a church to raise money for an autism charity.
The event will take place at Trinity Church in Torr Lane, Hartley, from 11am to 4pm on Saturday, April 6.
All proceeds will go towards the National Autistic Society.