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Police are tonight remaining on the site of an illegal rave
which attracted around a thousand people on Dartmoor.
Officers broke up the event near Bellever late last night.
Harriet Bradshaw joined today's police operation.
So, what we're going to do in a minute, John, is we're
going to go on the scene and serve the notices.
I hitch a ride in.
The police have concerns about safety.
About 25 officers have been on the scene all day.
Their objective - to shut this down.
But some revellers are asking why.
Basically... Everybody wants a laugh.
At the end of the day, we are living in a world
that is grey if you cannot have fun, and to us this is fun.
And to such a big community, this is fun.
We are not hurting anybody.
Why is it made illegal?
Is happiness illegal?
But there have been objections to the noise.
Local residents reporting it in the early hours.
So, this is the first sound system.
They've closed down voluntarily through negotiation.
But I will serve them a formal notice to make sure they can't come
back and start up again later.
At its peak, it's estimated 1000 were at this illegal rave.
Now there are worries for those who could get left behind.
A team of police officers will be here overnight to stop any
We finished doing our line searches and thermal imaging
searches in the woods.
There's only one vehicle left on site and we have accounted
for the driver of that vehicle, so we are happy no one is in situ.
But we will remain on duty throughout the night to make sure
a rave doesn't re-occur in this area or other potential rave sites.
And it's getting very cold here now.
That's why the emergency services are going through the woods looking
for people who are still on site.
And making sure nobody goes unaccounted for.
A Torquay man who was shot in the head in Antigua
is being flown off the island for urgent medical treatment.
Christopher Tester was seriously injured during an attempted robbery
at his parents' restaurant on Christmas Day.
He's been in an induced coma ever since, and is tonight
being helicoptered to nearby Guadeloupe.
Friends in Antigua and here in Devon have so far raised ?40,000
to help fly him back to the UK.
The bullet went in under the left temple and exited by the right eye.
So they're very concerned about swelling of the brain
and things like that.
But he's not well enough at this stage to be
airlifted back to the UK.
They need to get him more stable before that.
A major search was launched involving lifeboats and a rescue
helicopter after a Mayday call to coastguards in Cornwall.
The crew of a rib called Whiskey One raised the alarm last night saying
they were taking on water off the coast of Bude.
The vessel is still missing, and coastguards say they need
to know if the crew made it to safety.
Conditions last night were a lot worse than they are today.
And, as you can see, they are still quite severe today.
Our RNLI crew do it on a voluntary basis.
They put their lives at risk to save people for nothing.
If this is a hoax, then it's a very severe incident,
and needs to be dealt with.
A 40 mile an hour speed limit could be brought
in across Bodmin Moor to cut the number of animals
killed on the roads.
Speed restrictions were previously introduced at Pensilva after 22
ponies died from being hit by vehicles in just one year.
It drastically cut the number of pony deaths, prompting calls
for a 40 mile an hour limit across the entire moor.
Time now for the latest on the weather -
here's Sarah Farmer.
here's Sarah Farmer.
Hello and a very good evening to you.
We have another cold night ahead of us.
Some patchy frost in parts, and it looks like we could see some
mist and fog as well.
The most prone areas to the east of our region,
and here we do have a yellow weather warning in place from the Met Office
for some foggy conditions.
That's valid from midnight right through until midday
Here especially a grey start to the day, some
of the fog could linger on.
Further west faring better for some good brightness.
And to the Channel Islands too, perhaps mist first thing,
but some brighter skies developing as the day draws on.
Temperatures peaking at nine or 10 degrees.
Taking a look ahead, that warning is in place
until midday tomorrow, but it looks like we will see some
brighter skies later on.
Then through the tail end of this week, much cloudier conditions
and feeling a little cold at times.
Brighter skies on the way for 2017.
That's all from the late team.
From all of us here, have a good night.