Family issues fresh appeal to find killer

The family of a father-of-three who was shot dead in Luton has issued a fresh appeal for information on the first anniversary of his death.

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Appeal to find missing Luton woman

Rachida Rattab Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for help tracing a 40 year old woman who has not been seen by her friends for two weeks.

Rachida Rattab, whose last known address was in Napier Road, Luton, has been traced on CCTV walking through the town on March 17.

Rachida is described as having a southern European appearance, 5’4” tall with a slim build and long dark wavy hair.

It is known that Rachida has friends in the High Town area of Luton, the St Albans area of Hertfordshire and the Camden Town area of north London.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Rachida can contact PC Glyn Milbourne, in confidence, on 01234 275133, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Have you seen missing Rachida Rattab?

Rachida Rattab - missing for two weeks. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Police is appealing for help tracinga 40-year-old woman who has not been seen by her friends for two weeks.

Rachida Rattab, whose last known address was inNapier Road, Luton, has been traced on CCTV walking through the town on March17.

Rachida is described as having a southern European appearance, 5’4” tall with a slim build and long dark wavy hair.

It is known that Rachida has friends in the High Town area of Luton, the St Albans area of Hertfordshire and the Camden Town area of north London.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Rachida can contact PC Glyn Milbourne, in confidence, on 01234 275133, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

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Inquest into death of murdered teen to begin

Micah Urquhart.

An inquest into the death of a murdered teenager from Luton is due to begin today.

Micah Urquhart was stabbed to death outside his flat in Hastings Street in September.

Last month 19-year-old Waqar Younis was found guilty of his murder and sentenced to 28 years in prison while Paul Lynam, 18, was jailed for 10 years for manslaughter.

The three had fallen out in the lead up to the killing.

Waqar Younis was found guilty of murdering Micah Urquhart.
Paul Lynam, who was found guilty of manslaughter.

Three women arrested as police close down Luton brothel

Police have closed down a brothel in Luton.
Police have closed down a brothel in Luton. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have closed down a brothel in Luton following complaints about anti-social behaviour nearby.

Officers executed a warrant at the Paradise Sauna and Health Club in Wellington Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Three women, aged 29, 34 and 37, were arrested on suspicion of managing a brothel.

A number of men were also given advice before leaving the site.

Fifth man charged in connection with Luton shooting

Scene of shooting on Leicester Road in Luton Credit: ITV News Anglia

A fifth man has been charged in connection with a shooting that left a Luton man with serious leg injuries.

The attack happened on 20 May last year on Leicester Road during rush hour. 31-year-old Mahboob Baig from Overstone Road in the town has been charged with conspiracy to murder.

Four other men charged with conspiracy to murder in relation to this case are currently awaiting trial.

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Appeal to find killer one year after fatal shooting

Paul Foster, who was shot dead in Luton exactly one year ago. Credit: Bedfordshire Police.

Exactly a year after a father-of-three was shot dead in Luton, police are set to issue a fresh appeal to help find his killer.

Paul Foster, 46, was a victim of one of several gun-related crimes in the town last year.

Police believe people in the area know who shot him but are too afraid to come forward.

Luton vicar working to help integrate Roma people

A Luton vicar is working to integrate Roma people into the community by welcoming them into his church.

The Reverend Martin Burrell wants to build bridges between the Roma and other local people.

As part of this he teaches them English, and has even learnt the Romani language himself. Our reporter

Olivia Paterson's been talking to him about his work. Click below to watch her report

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