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Potential witnesses of indecent exposure urged to come forward

Genesta Road, Westcliff. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Two potential witnesses are being urged to come forward after a man exposed himself to a woman in Essex.

It happened at around 3.30pm at Genesta Road in Westcliff on Saturday March 5. A man is alleged to have exposed himself to the victim, a woman in her 40s, as she walked along the road.

Two men and a woman were also in the road at the time and may have witnessed the incident. Police would like them to come forward to help with the investigation.

A 37-year-old man from Southend was arrested near the scene.


Attempted murder suspect could be in Bedfordshire

Police in Bedfordshire have been alerted that a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Reading could be in the county.

The victim, a 28-year-old man, was stabbed on the Boxing Day 2015 and sustained wounds to his chest, including a punctured lung.

Thames Valley detectives are looking for 21-year-old Q Johnson, also known as Ricky or Jamie Sampson who has links to Bedford.

He's black, about 5ft 8ins and of medium build.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts should contact Thames Valley Police.

Shots fired at Bedfordshire house

An investigation is underway in Luton after shots were fired at a house in the town overnight.

It happened at approximately 1.30am this morning (Saturday) in Britannia Avenue.

A number of shots were heard and damage has been caused to a window. No-one was injured in the incident.

Detective Sergeant Simon Hancock from Bedfordshire Police told ITV News Anglia “We’re appealing for anyone who may have heard or seen something of note in the area in the early hours of the morning to get in touch."

“This is understandably a disturbing incident however I’d like to reassure the community that we’re carrying out a number of lines of inquiry to establish a motive and find those responsible. We have also increased our police patrols in the area."

Police close drugs den in Luton

Raglan Close, Luton. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Police in Bedfordshire have closed down a suspected drugs den.

It follows a raid on the property at Raglan Close in the Lewsey Farm area of Luton on Friday March 11.

Officers said they found evidence of drugs use and anti-social behaviour and secured a court order to close it down.

"We absolutely won't tolerate drug use and anti-social behaviour so we're really pleased that this warrant was carried out successfully and that the property has been closed down. Drugs ruin people's lives and can have a serious impact on our local communities."

– Sgt Richard Cunningham, Bedfordshire Police.


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