Devon and Cornwall Police say they successfully prevented two 'illegal' raves in Devon over the Easter weekend.

The force has been running Operation Derig, an operation to prevent rave activity in the Force area and prevented two raves occurring overnight in the Fernworthy Reservoir and Woodbury Common areas.
Sound equipment has been seized with follow up investigations being conducted.

Ins Steve Bradford said “ Officers reacted quickly to information from members of the public to deal with two Raves in the processes  of being set up ensuring sound equipment was seized and persons requested to leave the area.  The operation is set to continue for the rest of the weekend.