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Peter's suitcase returns .... but medals are still missing

Peter and his wife, Kinga

Veteran Peter Bennett from Grantham, who lost his beret and medals while attending a service in London, has now got his suitcase back - but is still hoping for the return of his precious belongings inside.

Peter, from Grantham, has dementia and lost his beret and medals while attending opening of the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey last Thursday.

He believes he may have left them in a taxi in London or at Kings Cross Station. Social media users as far as America and Australia have been sharing the appeal in the hope the medals may be returned to Peter.

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Peter says he has had the beret ever since serving in Malaya.

Service in Malaya
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Worldwide help to reunite veteran with lost medals

An appeal to reunite a World War Two veteran with his lost army medals has been gaining support from across the globe.

Peter Bennett is hoping to be reunited with his lost war medals Credit: ITV News

Peter Bennett, who has dementia, lost his beret and medals while attending opening of the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey last Thursday.

Social media users as far as America and Australia have been sharing the appeal in the hope the medals may be returned to Peter, who lives in Grantham.

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Appeal after inappropriate comments made to teen girls on train

The man police want to speak to Credit: British Transport Police

Police have released an image of somebody they want to speak to after inappropriate comments were made to two teenage girls on a train.

It happened as the pair travelled on the 12.15pm Skegness to Nottingham train on Saturday, 22 August.

Both girls, aged 16, were travelling together on the train when a man boarded at Grantham and sat down next to them before making a number of inappropriate comments which made them feel understandably uncomfortable.

– PC Joshua Dunn, investigating

British Transport Police are issuing CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident, as they believe he may hold key information which will help them to investigate what happened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 61016, quoting reference MSUB/B8 of 5/10/2015.

Roads: A1 Grantham Lincolnshire closed due to accident

The A1 at Grantham in Lincolnshire has been closed in both directions due to an accident between B1174 Great North Road (Great Gonerby turn Off) and A46 / B6166 Lincoln Road (Newark Showground / Air Museum turn Off).

There are reports of heavy congestion on the northbound carriageway to Whalebone Lane (Little Ponton turn off) and on the southbound carriageway to B6325 (North Muskham).

The accident happened just north of Grantham. The air ambulance has been at the scene.

Diversions are in place.

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