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Police searching for two men in change scam attempt

Police have issued this CCTV picture Credit: Suffolk Police

Police inSuffolk have released a CCTV image of two men they want to talk to after a money changing scam in West End Road in Ipswich on Tuesday.

Two men went into a shop and kept kept letting other customers go in front of them until they were last in the queue.

They then exchanged notes with the cashier, swapping them around and confusing him into handing over the wrong change.

However he realised what was going on and quickly alerted his manager, and the two men fled with a small amount of cash.

Northampton officers on culture awareness

Northamptonshire Police are running cultural awareness classes to try to build public trust and confidence in the force.

As part of the training officers will learn languages, such as Polish, and study different customs and faiths.

The aim's to improve policing for all parts of the community, and to encourage victims and witnesses to talk.

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Inquest into house fire death

An inquest takes place today into the death of Northampton woman who was killed in a house fire started by her son-in-law.

Mavis Clift Credit: ITV News Anglia

75-year-old Mavis Clift died, and her daughter Susan Barber was seriously injured in the blaze on New Year's Day in 2008.

Susan's estranged husband Paul Barber was charged with Mavis's murder, but he died in Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes before the trial.

In 2009 a report by the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Forum found that the local authorities, including Northamptonshire Police, had missed many chances to protect Susan Barber from her husband.

Police continue to investigate Shenfield station shooting

“We are continuing our investigation into the incident at Shenfield rail station on Friday, 24 January and are currently pursuing several lines of enquiry.

“I can confirm we have now interviewed the victim at some length. This has provided us with a number of investigative leads. He currently remains in hospital.

“Officers have undertaken a range of enquiries in relation to this investigation, including liaising with local police, interviewing witnesses, and conducting visits to the railway station."

– Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson

Anyone with any information which they believe could assist the investigation is asked to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident reference 48 of 24/01/14.

Police guard for shooting victim

Shenfield rail station Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A city banker who was shot in the leg at an Essex train station is being kept under 24-hour police guard.

Robin Clark, who's 44, is being treated at Basildon Hospital after being injured in the attack on Friday at Shenfield.

Officers believe he had been deliberately targeted. ITV News Anglia understands he is being kept under 24-hour police guard.

British Transport Police are appealing for information to help track down the shooter. No arrests have been made.

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Essex shooting: Man was deliberately targeted

A 44-year-old man has been shot in the leg at Shenfield Rail Station this morning.

At this stage we believe the victim of this assault was deliberately targeted. We do not believe this incident was gang-related and I would like to reassure the public that there is no reason for any undue concern.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances, including the motive behind the attack.

– Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson

Anyone with any information which they believe could assist the investigation is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident reference 48 of 24/01/14

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