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Man jailed after taking money from till

Philip Malone Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A man who helped himself to money out of a shop’s till in Peterborough has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Philip Malone, 39, from Churchfield Close, Deeping St James, was arrested following a witness appeal in January.

Officers released CCTV of an incident at The Pasta Shop in Queens Walk, Peterborough, on January 20.

Malone was identified by numerous members of the public and arrested. He admitted the offence.

Day one of junior doctors strike officially ends

5pm: Day one of the junior doctors strike has officially ended.

The industrial action doesn't appear to have driven up hospital waiting times or caused any problems of note so far.

Junior doctors are expected to walk out again on Wednesday between 8am and 5pm.

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Web daters warned to 'date safe'

Crimes initiated via internet dating have risen. Credit: PA.

Internet users are being advised to "date safe" following a national increase in reports of crimes initiated via internet dating.

Bedfordshire police recorded 39 crimes in the last two years - all relating to the use of internet dating sites - six of these were serious sexual offences.

Concerns raised for children starting school

A charity has raised concerns about children just about to start school. Credit: ITV Anglia.

More than half of parents in the East of England are worried their child will not be ready to start school at the age of five, according to charity Action for Children.

It has led the group to call upon the Government to offer more support to parents.

The charity says many children have not developed good enough communication skills to cope with the school day.

Appeal after man dies in Cambridgeshire crash

A BMW driver has died after his car came off the road in Longstanton on Saturday evening (April 23).

Dishant Patel, 25, of Collingwood Drive in Longstanton, was travelling along the B1050, from the A14 at Bar Hill, in a black BMW Alpina at about 9.25pm when the crash happened.

It is believed the vehicle entered a right-hand bend and lost control, causing it to leave the road and roll into a nearby field.

Dishant was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge but he died of his injuries.

The driver and front seat passenger, both men in their 20s, suffered minor injuries.


Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Wisbech

The body was found at a property in Mill Close Credit: ITV Anglia

A has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a house in Wisbech.

The 43-year-old was arrested following the discovery of the woman, who is in her 50s, in Mill Close.

Police were called at just after 9.40pm yesterday (Sunday) after reports people were concerned for a woman at the house.

The arrested man is currently being treated in hospital for minor injuries.

A post mortem examination is to be carried out at Peterborough City Hospital.

Three arrested after man dragged by car in Peterborough

The incident happened in Lincoln Road Credit: ITV Anglia

Police in Peterborough say three men have been arrested after a 25-year-old man was seriously injured after being dragged by a car.

A 25-year-old man from Peterborough's been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Two others have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and attempted murder.

All have been released on police bail until May 10.

Man left seriously injured after he was dragged along road by a car

The man was injured after an incident in Lincoln Road, Peterborough Credit: ITV Anglia

A man's been left seriously injured after he was dragged along the road by a car in Peterborough.

The incident took place after a row outside Barclays Bank on Lincoln Road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The victim was speaking to the occupants of a dark coloured vehicle when it drove off dragging him along.

The victim has been taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he remains in a serious condition.

Officers investigating would like to hear from anyone who saw this incident take place or who may have further information.

A man in his 20's has been arrested and is in custody at Thorpe Wood police station.

Bomb squad in action in Huntingdon

Bomb disposal teams at work in Huntingdon Credit: Trevor Crooks

The bomb squad have been called in after reports of a suspicious package left at a bank in Huntingdon.

A police cordon has been set up on the High Street, and shoppers asked to leave buildings and shops in the town centre.

The package was found at the Santander Bank.

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