A marked Devon & Cornwall police response vehicle had its windows smashed as officers spoke to revellers who had gathered on a beach in Downderry on New Year’s eve.
Officers were called to the area at around 00:40 hours on New Years Day by a member of the public who had spotted the gathering.
When officers arrived on the scene, they parked their vehicle on a slipway before speaking to the crowd.
Officers asked the group to leave the area because they were breaching the Government’s COVID restrictions.
After speaking to the group, the officers returned to their vehicle to find that their rear window had been smashed.
Sgt Chris Chilcott, tweeted to say:
‘At around 0040 hrs Officers were responding to a large group of people on the beach at Downderry and had parked their police car on the slipway.
‘On returning to their car, the rear windscreen had been smashed Did you see anything? Log 1316 31/12/20’
Anyone with any information regarding the incident has been asked to call Devon and Cornwall Police via 101 quoting the reference mentioned above number.
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