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Four boys held in Spalding murder enquiry

Another four boys have been arrested after the death of a man who was airlifted to hospital with a serious head injury.

Warren Free, 42, died yesterday at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre and police are treating his death as murder.

The victim, from Coronation Close, Spalding, Lincolnshire had been found injured at an address in Spalding on Thursday.

Two girls and a boy were arrested yesterday in connection with Mr Free's death. One girl has been released on bail, while the other boy and girl remain in custody, Lincolnshire Police said.

Another four boys have been arrested today in connection with the police investigation, the force added.

None of the children's ages have been released by police.

Following Mr Free's death, Community Inspector Jim Tyner, said:

Coronation Close is a close-knit community and I know many will be affected by what has happened.

My officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area and I would urge residents to approach them with any concerns.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Holvey, said:

We are continuing to investigate the circumstances in which Mr Free sustained the injuries that led to his subsequent death and I am appealing to anyone with information that may assist the enquiry to contact the major incident room by calling 101 and quoting incident 161 of August 28.

Officers hunt woman over stolen supermarket meat

The woman officers would like to speak to in connection with theft of meat from Sainsbury's
The woman officers would like to speak to in connection with theft of meat from Sainsbury's Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police officers want to speak to this woman in connection with the theft of meat from Sainsbury's, in Nottingham Road, Eastwood.

The woman pictured is white and is about 35-years-old. She has an average build with brown hair that was tied back.

She was wearing a black Motorhead T-shirt with white writing, black tracksuit bottoms, black trainers with pink/red laces and white flashes on the sides.

Manhunt as crash leaves woman critically injured

Police are looking to trace a man involved in a crash in Sutton-in-Ashfield which has left a woman critically injured.
Police are looking to trace a man involved in a crash in Sutton-in-Ashfield which has left a woman critically injured. Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police are looking to trace a man involved in a crash in Sutton-in-Ashfield which has left a woman critically injured.

The accident happened at 9.40pm on Mansfield Road, and involved a white Nissan and a silver Peugeot.

A man and a woman were taken to hospital. The woman, thought to be in her 40s, is in a critical condition.

A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with the collision.

Police are now carrying out extensive enquiries around a second man who was travelling in the silver car, and who left the scene.

Lincolnshire man airlifted after head injury

A Lincolnshire man has been airlifted to hospital in Nottinghamshire after suffering a head injury
A Lincolnshire man has been airlifted to hospital in Nottinghamshire after suffering a head injury Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A man has recently been airlifted from Coronation Close in Spalding to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

The patient - who is in his 40s - was suffering with a head injury and Lincolnshire Police officers are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding his condition.

He was taken to hospital at lunchtime today.

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'Save Our NHS' marches on through Midlands

A 300 mile protest march by women fighting to protect the NHS continues through the East Midlands today
A 300 mile protest march by women fighting to protect the NHS continues through the East Midlands today. Credit: 999 Call for the NHS

A 300 mile protest march by women fighting to protect the NHS continues through the East Midlands today.

More than 30 women supported by hundreds of followers along the route will head to Nottingham today on their way to Westminster.

The route will take them through Loughborough, Leicester and Northampton.

Biker who posted crash video awaits sentencing

A still from Jack Sanderson's video
A still from Jack Sanderson's video Credit: YouTube

A biker found guilty of dangerous driving after he posted a video of himself speeding through the Peak District is due to be sentenced later.

Jack Sanderson narrowly missed a car, and then crashed down a forty foot cliff along the Cat and Fiddle Road last year.

He posted a video on YouTube after the accident, which only left him with cuts and bruises.

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