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Newton Abbot boy admits throwing can at ambulance

A teenage boy has admitted endangering life by throwing a can of lager at an ambulance responding to a 999 call.

The 14-year-old admitted launching the can from a bridge on Besigheim Way in Newton Abbot, smashing the windscreen of the vehicle.

The boy, from Newton Abbot, admitted endangering life and causing criminal damage in the 27 March incident.

He was referred to a youth offending team by a youth court sitting at the town's magistrates court.

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