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Couple seriously hurt in crash with lorry

A man and a woman have been seriously hurt in a collision between a car and a lorry on the A157 at South Reston near Louth.

It happened at around 3.30pm today (September 6th). Both the injured were in the car. They were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary by air ambulance. The man is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

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'Too early' to determine cause of fire at Louth FC

Police are working with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue to investigate a fire at a derelict football ground in Louth.

At 3am on Monday 1 August, we received a call concerning a large fire at the Louth FC ground on Park Avenue, Louth.

There have been no injuries and no evacuations of nearby residents were required.

It is too early to determine if this was a deliberate ignition and we are working with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue to establish the cause.

– Lincolnshire Police

Blaze at derelict football club in Louth

There has been a fire at a derelict football club in Louth, Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue say the structure was well alight when they were called out to the blaze just before 3am.

Woman, 68, missing from Louth

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Police in Lincolnshire are appealing for help to find a woman who has gone missing from Saltfleet, Louth.

They say Renata Slack, who calls herself Rita, left Saltfleet at approximately 9.30am on Tuesday morning and was last seen near the Co-op in Northgate, Louth.

Renata, 68, is described as being 5ft7, of a slim build and having grey hair in an old-fashioned hairstyle. She was wearing black jeans, a pink/red top and blue and white ballet shoes.

Police say Renata has a distinctively slow walk.

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Woman found with serious head injury in Louth

An investigation is underway after a woman was found with a serious head injury in Kidgate in Louth around midday on Friday June 10.

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The 48-year-old woman was taken to Grimsby Hospital and transferred to Hull Royal Infirmary for specialist treatment where her condition is described as critical.

We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the woman in the area before she became injured, saw how she has become injured or stopped to help her following her injury. I am keeping an open mind, so any witnesses and any information that will help build a picture should please contact us on the 101 number. The female is described as 5ft 4 tall, medium build wearing a brown coat and burgundy trousers."

– Det Inspector Simon Bromiley, Lincolnshire Police

Police arrest armed panda 'onesie' robbery suspects

Detectives investigating an armed raid carried out by robbers dressed in panda 'onesies' have arrested two suspects.

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Lincolnshire Police said a 17-year-old youth and a man aged 21 were detained on Tuesday on suspicion of robbery, burglary and theft from a shop. The pair have since been given police bail pending further inquiries into a robbery at a shop in Eastgate, Louth, on Sunday November 29.

A female member of staff was forced to remove cash from a safe during the raid involving two offenders, one of whom was thought to be carrying a handgun.

Police searching for armed robbers in panda 'onesies'

Police are investigating after a newsagents in Louth was held up in an armed robbery by two men wearing panda 'onesies'.

Police are searching for these panda impersonating robbers Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police say the men entered a shop on Eastgate in the town around 7:30pm on Sunday evening and used what is thought to be a handgun to force a female member of staff to empty cash from the safe.

The woman was unhurt and the men left the scene on foot. Detectives are asking anyone living nearby to check their bins for the discarded outfits.

Fatal motorcycle accident on A16

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a car on the A16 between Grimsby and Louth last night.

Emergency services were called to the village of Utterby at 22.45pm where a motor cycle had collided with a silver VW Touran. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The car driver, a 54-year-old local woman was taken to Grimsby Hospital suffering from shock.

Police are not naming the motorcyclist until relatives have been traced. They are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time who saw either the motor cycle or the VW Touran prior to the collision, or the collision itself, to contact them.

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