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Have you seen missing Katie?

Katie McLaughlin.

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a woman who has gone missing from her Luton home.

Katie McLaughlin, 25, was last seen in Tennyson Road two days ago, and officers are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Katie is white, 5’2”, with shoulder-length straight blonde hair, and is described as vulnerable at this time.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Katie, or has any information as to her whereabouts, is urged to contact police on 101 quoting reference 420.

Police hunt missing Bedfordshire teen

Police appeal for information to help find missing teen. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information to help find a 16-year-old boy who has been missing from his home in Luton since last night (Saturday).

Zaker Ahmed left his house in Ivy Road at approximately 10.30pm and has not been seen since.

He’s described as 5’6”, slim, Asian, with black hair. He was last seen wearing a grey cardigan, maroon jeans, and black shoes.

Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare and are appealing for anyone with information to call 101, quoting reference number 95 of 19 June.


"No-one deserves this"- MP's across the region react to shooting of Labour MP

Jo Cox is in a critical condition after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency.

Mp's across the region have been giving their reaction after Labour MP Jo Cox was shot in her West Yorkshire constituency.

Friend and colleague, Norwich South MP Clive Lewis, says he is 'shocked' to hear of the attack.

Jo is a fighter. Since I've known her, she is a really good colleague and she is well respected.

I think so many people will be saddened by the news and everyone's thoughts will be with her family and friends at the moment.

She always has a smile- no one deserves this.

– Clive Lewis MP

Luton South MP Gavin Shuker says he is 'praying for the recovery' of Jo Cox.

More than 13,000 households in the East faced eviction last year

Those in Luton, Thurrock and Peterborough are mostly likely to lose their homes. Credit: ITV Anglia

New figures show more than 13,000 households in the East of England faced eviction last year.

The charity Shelter says it's because of a lack of affordable housing and welfare cuts.

The towns in this region where people are most likely to lose their homes are Luton, Thurrock in Essex and Peterborough.

Luton cab driver stabbed in early morning attack

The taxi driver suffered non-life threatening injuries. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver was stabbed in the back in the early hours of this morning (June 8).

The victim was parked near a cashpoint in Calverton Road in Luton when he was approached by two people on pushbikes just after midnight. They tried to rob him before stabbing him in the back.

He suffered non life\-threatening injuries.

“This was a nasty attack on an innocent individual by two violent opportunists. I’m appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw two black men on bikes in the vicinity of Calverton Road either prior to or after the incident to contact us."

– Detective Constable Benjamin Stone

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Stone on 101 quoting C/22759/16 or Crimestoppers, completely anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Luton woman accused of murdering her sister remanded in custody

Saima Khan. Her sister has been accused of her murder

A 26 year old woman has appeared at Luton Magistrates Court charged with the murder of Mum of 4 Saima Khan.

Saima, a care worker, died at her home in Overstone Road last month. Sabah Khan who's accused of killing her is believed to be her sister.

Russell Hookey was in court. Click below to see his report

26-year-old woman charged with murder of Luton mother

Mother-of-four Saima Khan.

A 26-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of Luton mother Saima Khan.

The 34-year-old was found dead in a property on Overstone Road on Monday 23 May.

Sabah Khan, who is 26, and also from Overstone Road was arrested yesterday and has now been charged with her murder.

She has been remanded in custody pending an appearance at Luton Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning.

Two teenagers charged following Luton carnival disorder

The scene in Luton on Sunday night. Credit: Viewer's footage

Two men have been charged in connection to a mass disorder following the Luton carnival on Sunday.

Fights broke out in St George's Square after the carnival had finished. Four people were taken to hospital with stab wounds and several others were injured.

​Daniel Idiabeta, who is 18, and from Oakley Road, Luton, was charged with violent disorder and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the incident.

​Nathan Kiasala, who is 19, and from Styles Close, Luton, was also charged with violent disorder, possession of an offensive weapon and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

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