The reporting of domestic abuse incidents to Devon and Cornwall Police has increased in the past five years, official figures have shown.

In 2010, 2,190 incidents were reported to the force, compared with 2,607 in 2013 and 2,521 last year.

Det Supt Paul Northcott said it was a positive step that more felt able to report abuse.

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