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A Northampton man's starting a twelve year jail sentence for a rape which took place in 2015.
Franklyn Kehinde Coker who is 25, attacked a woman he found collapsed in the street in Bletchley.
Police say the woman was vulnerable and not able to defend herself.
“Due to the victim’s courage in coming forward and giving evidence, we were able to thoroughly investigate and ensure that this dangerous offender was brought to justice. The twelve-year prison sentence sends a strong message that violent and sexually motivated crimes will always be dealt with robustly by Thames Valley Police, the Crown Prosecution Service and the courts. Coker will now serve a significant amount of time behind bars."
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There is some disruption on train services in our region this morning.
C2C services between Pitsea and Stanford Le Hope are at a standstill with no trains running between those stations. It's because of a signalling fault.
While London Midland services are disrupted between Bedford and Bletchley due to a broken down train. It means fewer services are able to run and road transport is being offered to replace cancelled trains.
An 82 year old woman has been sexually assaulted while out walking in Bletchley, Milton Keynes.
The woman was on the redway running alongside Buckingham Road in Bletchley when she was pushed to the floor and assaulted. It happened at around one o'clock yesterday lunchtime.
Police are carrying out investigations at the scene and have released a description of the offender.
- Large white man
- Early to mid-twenties
- Wearing black beanie hat
- Black jacket and trousers
- Carrying a rucksack over both shoulders
"We take all reports of this nature extremely seriously and I would like to reassure the local community that we are conducting a thorough investigation into this offence. I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the redway running alongside to Buckingham Road, behind Windmill Hill Drive, yesterday afternoon."
Anyone with information should contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
The victim is being supported by Thames Valley Police.
Police are looking for a group of teenagers after a man was stabbed near Milton Keynes.
It happened close to the graveyard at Leon Park recreation ground in Bletchley at about 5.35pm yesterday.
The 23-year-old victim was airlifted to hospital. He is in a stable condition.
Officers said they were looking for a group of seven boys all aged between 16 and 17 years old. It is thought they had their faces covered and were wearing dark hooded tops.
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A canal boat was severely damaged in a suspected arson attack in Bletchley early this morning.
Three fire crews were called to the Grand Union Canal, next to Phelps Road, Bletchley at round half past five
Firefighters used a main jet and a thermal imaging camera.