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Man tried to have sex with ambulance in Barnstaple, Devon

TO Barnstaple, Devon, where old hippies got to die. Calum Ward, 25, is in the dock at North Devon Magistrates’ Court. It’s put to him that whilst drunk he set fire to a packet of peanuts – which he then punched – and tried to have sex with an ambulance parked at Barnstable bus station.

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Posted: 14th, February 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

Disabled Granny Headbutts Midget Muggers In Barnstable

NEWS from Barnbstable, Devon, that a “disabled grandmother” has saved herself from a mugging by headbutting one of the three villains. The Ealing Times does not name the woman. All we learn is that she is 49-year-old, five feet tall and registered disabled. She is a mother to six. She has 24 grandchildren. She was attacked by three hoodies as she piloted her mobility scooter along a road.

Says she:

“They were not expecting me to fight back. I am a very strong person because of what I have gone through in my life. As they attacked me, I heard my grandchildren saying to me in my head ‘Nan, get up and fight them’.

“When I headbutted the robber I think I broke his nose, it was that strong. Once they saw me attack him his mates scarpered and so did he.”

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Posted: 22nd, April 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment