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Man and woman seriously injured in Lincoln crash

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A man and a woman have been seriously injured after a collision between two cars in Lincoln.

The crash happened near the junction with Dixon Street before 11am this morning.

One man has been taken to hospital and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are on scene to help release a woman from the other vehicle.

Police say she is thought to have life changing injuries.


Key witness sought after sex attack on schoolgirl

Police in Scunthorpe are seeking a key witness after an alleged sex attack on a 12 year old schoolgirl.

The incident is believed to have happened when the girl was walking her dog along Sheffield Street near to the busy junction of Frodingham Road on Monday morning.

A man is alleged to have approached her from behind and indecently touched her.

Police say they are viewing CCTV footage to help identify the alleged suspect and do not believe the incident is linked to any other.

"Where this incident allegedly occurred is a very busy junction and at 7.30am on a Monday morning it would have been busy with traffic. I need to speak to anyone who believes they may have witnessed this indecent assault and can offer a description of the man.

"Additional police officers have been drawn into the area to offer reassurance and I have a team of detectives working through the CCTV footage and following up enquiries. If properties and shops along Sheffield Street have CCTV and we have not been in touch, please call us too."

– Detective Inspector Joanne Taylor, Protecting Vulnerable People Unit

Police appeal after attempted abduction of 12-year-old boy

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Police investigating the attempt abduction of a 12-year-old boy in Doncaster have released an e-fit image of a man they’re trying to trace.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Friday 12 August.

Officers say the boy, who was walking along Church Lane, Tickhill, and then onto New Road, was approached by a man in a van and asked to get into the back.

The boy didn’t get into the vehicle and ran away. He was not injured during the incident.

Police have described the man as being white, in his 20s, with a spotty complexion, with dark-coloured hair and a big beard. He was reportedly wearing a work-style high-vis jacket, which looked dirty and old.

The van was described as being small and blue, with yellow stripes along each side and on the back. It was described as being ‘battered’ in appearance.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.


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