Police investigating Newport incident seek drivers

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident in the Newport area of Barnstaple on January 20.   At around 10pm on that evening a woman was seen in the middle of the road in South Street Newport, shouting at approaching cars, forcing them to

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident in the Newport area of Barnstaple on January 20.

At around 10pm on that evening a woman was seen in the middle of the road in South Street Newport, shouting at approaching cars, forcing them to brake hard to avoid hitting her.

A bright red vehicle, possibly a Ford Focus, a silvery metallic blue BMW 3 series and a large white van which was not signwritten have all been mentioned as being seen in the vicinity at the time.

The officer investigating this public order offence would like those drivers to come forward as they could assist in providing further key evidence in the case.


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Anyone with any information is requested to ring Police on 08452 777444 quoting crime reference CB/10/214 or contact CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.

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