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There are warnings of queueing traffic on A1(M) both ways in Hertfordshire after a road accident.
The incident is between Junction 8 for the A602 / B197 (Stevenage / Hitchin) and Junction 9 for the A505 at Letchworth.
Officers are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in Letchworth.
It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning (October 21) when the victim, an 18 year old woman, was walking past Wyvale Garden Centre, on Hitchin Road and attacked by a man.
The victim managed to fight the man off and ran down the road, flagging down a passing car. She didn't suffer any injuries.
Detective Constable Kate Marshall, who is investigating, said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw the incident or witnessed a man walking along in the area around the time stated to get in touch, as you may have information that could assist our investigation.”
The offender is described as being;
- White man with slightly tanned skin and in his 40s
- Around six ft tall
- Dark, short hair slightly swept back
- Wearing a grey turtle neck jumper, ripped wash faded jeans.
CCTV cameras have captured the moment woman approached her half-sister's flat disguised as a man, shortly before murdering.
Yvonne Caylor was today handed a life sentence for the murder of Nicki Collingbourne, who she attacked with a chicken-shaped ceramic pot on 23 May.
Caylor put on a goatee beard, a wig, heavy framed glasses and a hi-vis jacket, before knocking on her sister's door.
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Police are investigating the sudden death of a women in her 20s in Letchworth.
Officers were called to an address at Ivel Court last night.
They have carried out house to house inquiries but say the investigation is at a very early stage.
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Police in Hertfordshire are searching for an 83-year-old man from Letchworth who has gone missing.
William Gordon Whitfield from Western Close hasn't been seen since 4pm yesterday (10 August).
He is described as a white man of medium build, with a bald head and greying hair around the side.
Mr Whitfield has dementia and police say they're worried about his welfare.
One of three men arrested in a series of anti-terror raids in Letchworth and Luton has been released without charge. The two other men are still in custody.
The three were arrested on 14 July on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.
Scotland Yard said a man in his 30s held at a residential address in the Luton area of Bedfordshire has been released without charge.
A man in his 20s arrested at a business address in Letchworth, and a man in his 20s held at a residential address in the Luton area remain in custody.
Officers applied to Westminster Magistrates' Court last week for a warrant of further detention for up to seven days from the time of arrest, which was granted by the court.
The arrests are part of an ongoing investigation into Islamist-related terrorism.