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New appeal for information after Luton shooting

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Police are renewing their appeal for information exactly one month on from the shooting of a man outside an address in Whipperley Ring Road, Luton.

Officers are particularly keen to hear from any witnesses who may have been in the Whipperley Ring area on Monday 24 April at around 3.30pm.

It is suspected the shot was fired from a vehicle believed to be an Audi A3 or S3, ‘scuba blue’ in colour, and manufactured between 2013 and 2016.

The offence took place on the opposite side of the road to the PACE Garage on Whipperley Ring Road. One man was taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries, but is now continuing his recovery.

  • Speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
  • Speak to detectives from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit by calling us on 101, quoting Operation Bane.


Police forces from eastern region react to Manchester terror attack

Eastern region's police forces show support to emergency services in Manchester Credit: PA

Police forces from the eastern region have been showing their support in the wake of the Manchester terror attack which has left 22 people dead and 59 others injured.

An explosion happened outside the Manchester Arena at the end of a pop concert by American singer Ariana Grande.

An emergency telephone number for people worried about friends or relatives has been released.

0161 856 9400

Woman injured in Hitchin dog attack

The dog was seized under the Dangerous Dogs Act. Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was injured in a dog attack in Hitchin.

The dog attacked another another dog and the animal's owner at Oughtonhead Common on 15 May.

She was taken to hospital after she suffered injuries to her wrist and thigh.

The dog was seized under the Dangerous Dogs Act. It is being kept in kennels.

“The dog that was attacked suffered severe neck injuries, which required surgery, and its owner suffered deep wounds to her wrist and her right thigh that required hospital treatment."

– PC Josh Wilson, Hertfordshire Police
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