Beware of people lying in the road

PUBLISHED: 12:03 15 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:23 15 June 2010

ALTHOUGH serious crimes are extremely rare occurrences in the Honiton area, lone drivers should be cautious if they come across anybody lying in the road and there is a vehicle nearby.

ALTHOUGH serious crimes are extremely rare occurrences in the Honiton area, lone drivers should be cautious - if they come across anybody lying in the road and there is a vehicle nearby.That's what PC Ian Atyeo told Honiton Town Council after deputy mayor Councillor Vivienne Ash expressed concern about a recent alleged sex attack on a male.The 26-year-old was bundled into a red van and assaulted by two men in Beech Road, Honiton.Councillor Ash asked what people could do to avoid becoming victims."If you come across a person lying in the road and there is a vehicle nearby, perhaps you should drive further along the road before stopping to ring it in to police," PC Atyeo replied."Everyone has to make that certain decision.

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