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Male domestic abuse survivor speaks out

The shocking scale of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire has been highlighted at a conference - as it's revealed police dealt with 10,000 call outs last year.

Ian McNicholl, himself a victim of male domestic abuse gave a powerful account to professionals at the event in Lincoln.

Offering support: Ian McNicholl

Mr McNicholl was attacked by his former partner in Lincolnshire with lit cigarettes and burnt with an iron. They went on to be jailed for the abuse which happened over an 18 month period.

Ian now offers support as an ambassador of the charity 'The Mankind Initiative'- he also helped the storywriters of Coronation Street research their male domestic abuse storyline involving the character Tyrone.

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Man treated in hospital after stabbing in Lincolnshire lift

A man has been treated in hospital after being stabbed in the leg in the lift of a block of flats in Lincoln.

Block of flats in Lincoln where man was stabbed in lift Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Officers were called to William House on Picton Street on Friday evening. Police say the 35 year old's injuries are not life threatening.

Three people were arrested but have since been released with no further action.


Lincoln arrests over child sexual exploitation and child trafficking offences

The operation was a joint effort between different forces Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Lincolnshire Police executed a number of warrants today in the Lincoln area in connection with an investigation into child sexual exploitation and child trafficking offences.

It was part of a joint operation with officers from Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

Five men have been arrested and are currently in police custody.

Enquiries are continuing.

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Lincoln turns out to 'Zoom the Flume'

Zooming the Flume

Thousands of people have been in Lincoln today to see a giant water slide on Flaxengate- which was brought to the city to boost tourism and raise money for charity. Hundreds who won a lottery style draw also got the chance to have a go on the so called Lincoln Flume. Among the thrill seekers was Sgt John fluck, three days before he retires from Lincolnshire police force.

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CCTV images released after Lincoln sex attack

Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police have released CCTV images of a man they believe can help them with their investigations after a woman was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted in Lincoln.

The 19-year-old victim was attacked on Firth Road at around 7.30pm on June 30.

The attacker is described as being white, in his mid-20s, with short blonde hair and was wearing a blue t-shirt and orange coloured trousers.

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Lizzie Armitstead wins British Cycling Championship

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Otley's Lizzie Armitstead has won the Women's British Cycling Championship for a third time.

The 26-year-old was involved in a horror crash during the Tour of Britain earlier this month, but recovered in time to compete today in Lincoln.

Speaking to British Eurosport, she praised the crowds for their support saying she would head to Donegal, Ireland to celebrate with her boyfriend.

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