Three people from Letchworth are in a serious condition in hospital after their car was involved in a collision in Hertfordshire last night.
The accident happened at around 11pm on the A507 Great North Road in Baldock after a Saxo was in collision with an Audi.
The driver of the Saxo, a man in his 30s, and two boys aged 17 and 15 who were travelling with him are in a serious but stable condition. A fourth passenger, a boy aged 15 who is also from Letchworth, was treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Audi did not need hospital treatment. Police are appealing for witnesses.
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Staff at a school in Hertfordshire were stunned when they uncovered a relic from 100 years ago - containing the personal effects of a first world war officer.
The time capsule was found at Highfield School in Letchworth, containing the immaculately preserved uniform, trench maps and belongings of Lieutenant Howard Hands - who fought on the Western Front.
It's believed the items were given to the school by a relative decades ago.
A man has been sentenced to six years in prison at Cambridge Crown Court after being found guilty of offences against a child.
24 year old Daniel Shead of no fixed address was found guilty of two counts of penetrative sexual activity with a child and one of non-penetrative sexual activity with a child between December and May 2013 in Letchworth. The victim was a 14 year old girl.
The offences were investigated by Hertfordshire Constabulary’s HALO team, a police led team dealing with child sexual exploitation in partnership with Hertfordshire Children’s Services, the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board and other agencies.
Detective Constable Heather Sheldon from the HALO team led the investigation and said:
“I hope this sentencing sends a clear message to others that we and our partners will do everything in our power to tackle these crimes."
A 13-year-old boy from Letchworth who had been reported missing has been found safe and well,
Kayne Jacob was reported missing on Thursday prompting a missing person investigation by officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary.
However police received a report of his whereabouts at an address in London on Saturday evening and he is understood to be safe and well.
Police are continuing to search for a missing 13-year-old boy from Letchworth.
Kayne Jacob was reported missing to Hertfordshire Police around half ten on Thursday evening.
It's thought he could be staying with friends either in Letchworth or London but police are keen to find him.
Police are searching for a missing 13 year old teenage boy from Letchworth.
Kayne Jacob was reported missing to Hertfordshire Constabulary around 10.30pm on Thursday evening.
We know that people are concerned for Kayne and appeals have been circulating on social media to help trace him. I’d reassure people that we have been carrying out a number of enquiries and suspect he could be staying with friend either locally in Letchworth, or in London, where he has links.
“Our enquiries will continue and if anyone has information about where he may be they are asked to make contact with Police via the non-emergency number 101.”
A Letchworth man has been named as one of 13 wanted criminals being hunted by the National Crime Agency.
Michael McCartney, who's 78, from Letchworth, was convicted of sexually abusing three boys, but is believed to have fled the country.
A1(M) Southbound closed due to an accident, six vehicles involved between J7 A602 (Stevenage) and J6 A1000 / B197 / B656 (Welwyn / Welwyn Garden City). Congestion to J9 (Letchworth).
Delays of up to 15 minutes on First Capital Connect between Peterborough and King's Cross, and between Letchworth Garden City and Moorgate due to signalling problem at Hitchin.