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Two arrested in Boxing day incident

Two men were arrested early Boxing Day morning after police were called by ambulance workers to a house in Spalding where a man had been injured.

A 30-year-old man was taken from the property in Juniper Crescent at 3am to Peterborough General Hospital where he is detained with what are thought to be non-life threatening injuries.

Two men aged 32 and 29 were arrested for causing GBH and will be questioned today.

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Six arrested after Christmas Day disturbance

Two men and four women are being quizzed by police after an altercation in Boston in the early hours of Christmas Day which left a 29-year-old man in hospital with head injuries.

Police were called to a disturbance in the Brothertoft Road and Sidney Street area of Boston at about 1.40am this morning where they found a local man with a head injury.

He was taken to Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham where he's been detained for treatment.

Six local people , all in their twenties, were arrested and are currently being questioned about the incident.

The area has been preserved for scenes of crime examination which will take place later today.

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Boston rapist sentenced to five years

26-year-old Sergejs Susorovs was today sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court to five years and four months in prison for the rape of a woman in Boston.

Sergejs Susorovs was sentenced to five years four months Credit: Lincolnshire Police

The incident occurred on the 18th May at around 3pm. The 19-year-old woman was walking on London Road when Susorovs grabbed her and raped her in a nearby wooded area.

Within two hours of the incident report, Officers had arrested Susorovs on suspicion of the offence.

The victim has shown incredible strength from the beginning. She was able to give a detailed description of Susorovs, which was crucial. Officers were sent to the area where they quickly identified the scene and began a search for the offender. Susorovs was very quickly identified and apprehended after he made an attempt to flee from officers.

– DI Simon Lovett, Head of the Lincolnshire Police Emerald team

Lincolnshire Police defends high use of tasers

Lincolnshire Police has defended its high use of tasers following information that has been made public in an HMIC report today.

The force used tasers 332 times in 2014, which is more than double what has been been recorded in similar forces.

Deputy Chief Constable Heather Roach says it is due to the rural nature of the area they cover.

Deputy Chief Con Heather Roach

Overall Lincolnshire police scored a 'good' rating in the report.

They have been asked to make improvements when recording 'taser use' and understanding when 'stop and searches' should take place.

Power cut affects 999 and 101 calls in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police are unable to receive emergency calls because of a power outage.

The force says all 999 calls are being re-routed and dealt with by Nottinghamshire Police.

However, they are asking where possible for members of the public not to call the non-emergency number 101 until power is restored.

It is business as usual in terms of our 999 calls so please do not hesitate to ring in an emergency. We are however still having issues with our 101 service because of the outage so if your call can wait until we are back up and running again then please call us when full service has resumed.

As always, please do not use the 999 service for anything other than an emergency.

– Police spokesperson
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