Police vans spark fears of major incident

PUBLISHED: 12:50 13 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:07 16 June 2010

POLICE vans spotted on the A30 travelling towards Honiton last Wednesday were taking part in a training exercise, officers have revealed.

POLICE vans spotted on the A30 travelling towards Honiton last Wednesday were taking part in a training exercise, officers have revealed.

A concerned eyewitness contacted the Midweek Herald at 1.30pm, saying he had spotted three riot vans travelling up the road.

He said: "I was alarmed to see the riot vans flashing in front of me.

"I wondered what was going on and thought it must be a big incident.


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