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Fresh appeal to find mum who abandoned baby

Detectives are making a fresh appeal for help to find the mother of a baby who was abandoned in a box outside a house in Corby.

She was found wrapped in a blue blanket wearing just a nappy on Ibsen Walk on Monday (September 28th)

Ibsen Walk in Corby

Detectives are hoping this afternoon to release a picture of the baby in the hope it will help trace the mother.


Police search for 27-year-old man last seen in Corby

Can you help the police locate missing man Tom Roe? Credit: Leicestershire Police

Tom Roe, 27-years-old from Uppingham in Rutland, has been reported missing by his family.

He was last seen in Corby, Northamptonshire at 2.30pm on Tuesday 21st July and was reported missing by a family member the next day.

Tom is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build. He is clean shaven and has short brown hair.

When he was last seen he was wearing blue jeans, a blue and white shirt, possibly checked or striped and a blue light weight waterproof jacket.

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Dogs stolen from Northamptonshire home

Thieves have stolen three dogs in Corby in Northamptonshire.

Three spaniels were taken Credit: ITV News Anglia

The spaniels - two liver and white, and one black and white - were taken from kennels outside a house in Deenethorpe.

It happened at about 3pm on Monday 27th April.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The dogs were stolen on 27 April Credit: ITV News Anglia

Teenage girl punches knife-wielding robber

The attack happened in an underpass near Lloyds Road Credit: Google Maps

A teenage girl has been robbed at knifepoint in an underpass.

The girl was walking out of the underpass near to Lloyds Road in Corby at about 5:15pm yesterday when she was grabbed from behind by a man. He held a knife to her throat and told her to give him everything she had.

The robber then searched through her handbag and stole some tobacco.

The girl managed to pull herself away and punched the man in the face before running away.

The robber was mixed race, about 6ft 6in, slim, with broad shoulders.

He was wearing a black puffa-style jacket, grey tracksuit bottoms, white Nike Air Max trainers and a red and black bandana over the lower part of his face.


Application to build 70 cabins in woodland rejected

An application to build seventy holiday cabins in Northamptonshire woodland has been rejected Credit: PA

An application to build seventy holiday cabins in Northamptonshire woodland has been rejected.

Campaigners were joined by the wildlife trust in their fight to protect Fineshade Wood near Corby from development by a company called Forest Holidays. The planning application was rejected on ecological grounds.

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