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Paris Terror Attack: Cornwall and Devon Police Pay Tribute

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1:18pm 8th January 2015
(Updated 1:18pm 8th January 2015)

Police in Cornwall pay tribute, in the wake of the Paris terror attack.

Officers across the Duchy and Devon have fallen silent to remember the victims of the Charlie Hebdo strike.

12 people who died in what the force calls an "abhorrent attack."

Among them, a wounded policeman shot dead by the gang as he pleaded for his life.

"Are you going to kill me?" he asked.

"OK chief" they answered.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Today, Devon and Cornwall Police marked 24 hours since the tragic event in Paris and remembered those killed, including our fallen French counterparts, by holding a moment of silence.

"At Headquarters, this was marked by a discrete ceremony at 10.30 am which was attended by a few of our Officers including the Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer, ACC Paul Netherton and the Force Chaplain Sarah Jeffrey who said a few words following a minutes silence.

"Staff and officers across Devon and Cornwall also took a moment to reflect and remember those lost in this abhorrent attack this morning.

"Our thoughts are very much with those in Paris and France."

Security has been tightened up at our borders but Downing Street has confirmed the UK's terror threat remains at 'severe.'

That is the second highest level.

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, said: "These events are a challenge to our security but they're also a challenge to our values. In the freedom of speech, in the rule of law, in democracy, in tolerance, in faith in the way we do things and nothing and no-one will ever be able to push us off that path."

Read more on the manhunt for two suspects wanted over the Paris and attack and see photos of tributes from around the world here.

1:18pm 8th January 2015

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