Police helicopter circling above Cullompton trying to find driver

The police helicopter has been spotted “circling” over a Devon town this evening.

The aircraft was deployed to help officers late on Monday evening (July 13).

An eyewitness said: “Cops chopper been circling seriously low over Cullompton over past 20 mins. Something on.”

A police spokesman confirmed that the National Police Air Service helicopter had been helping with a driver that was believed to have failed to stop.

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He added: “Officers on the ground later detained the driver so the helicopter was stood down.

“The driver is being spoken to by officers.”

Devon Live – Devon News