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Man with severe amnesia 'has no physical problems'

A man who was found in Peterborough two months ago with severe amnesia has "no physical problems."

Dr Manaan Kar-Ray from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundational Trust says the man is frustrated that he does not have any recollection of his identity.

"Robert" was found in a park in Peterborough on 18 May. He has no memory of who he is, his name, age, or where he comes from.

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Man who cannot recall own name describes torment

A man who cannot remember his own name has spoken of his torment as he struggles to recall any details of his life.

Robert, the name given to him by doctors, was found in a park in Peterborough suffering from severe amnesia.

"The last few weeks have been truly horrible. I go through so many different emotions. At times I am angry, frustrated, depressed, lost and confused. I just need to find out my name and I hope someone out there will recognise me and help," Robert said.

Doctors say there has been no improvement in his condition since he was found two months ago, prompting an appeal to identify him.

Read: Hospital appeal to identify man who cannot remember his own name

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Appeal to identify man with severe amnesia found in Peterborough

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There's an appeal for help to identify a man who was found in Peterborough 2 months ago with severe amnesia.

"Robert" as he's been called by staff at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust who are caring for him, has no memory of who he is, his name, age, or where he comes from.

He speaks English, but it may be a second language. He also understands Russian and Lithuanian.

After two months there is still no sign or improvement in his condition and he had now personal details on him when he was found in a park in Peterborough on 18th May.

'Robert" has no physical injuries and is being cared for at the Cavell Centre, which cares for people with mental health conditions.

Dr Manaan Kar-Ray, Clinical Director of Acute Care said. "Amnesia can last for anything from a few hours to a number of weeks.

"Clearly this is very upsetting for him as he cannot recall any details of his life. We have made strenuous efforts to help him with his memory, including taking him back to where he was found, but nothing has been successful so far. Understandably, he is now getting very frustrated."

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Peterborough: Pair jailed for total of 37 years for sexually abusing teenage girls

Yasir Ali (Left) and Daaim Ashraf (right).
Yasir Ali (Left) and Daaim Ashraf (right). Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Two men from Peterborough have been jailed for a total of 37 years following a five-year campaign of sexual abuse against vulnerable teenage girls.

Yasir Ali was handed a 25 year sentence and Daaim Ashraf was given 12 years.

The pair were found guilty of 24 charges at Cambridge Crown Court back in May.

They'd trafficked and assaulted eight girls aged between 13 and 16 from 2008 until February last year

Read more: Girls have been through horrific ordeals

Peterborough named the UK's quickest city at rush-hour

Peterborough has been named as the quickest city in the country for rush-hour driving Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Peterborough has the fastest rush-hour driving rates in the country, according to a new survey.

In contrast to Worcester in the other half of the Midlands, which experiences among the most affected by rush-hour delays, Peterborough tops the list.

The average speed in the city in rush-hour is just over 19mph.

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Drama in the skies as security alert causes sonic boom over Peterborough

Typhoon aircraft were scrambled to intercept a civilian plane.
Typhoon aircraft were scrambled to intercept a civilian plane. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A sonic boom which shook Peterborough this lunchtime was caused by military jets.

Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby were scrambled to intercept a civilian plane which lost radio contact with air traffic control.

A spokesman said for operational reasons they were authorised to go supersonic.

The civilian plane managed to regain contact before the jets arrived.

“The MOD can confirm that Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby were launched from Quick Reaction Alert this afternoon to investigate a civilian aircraft which had lost radio contact with air traffic control," an RAF Coningsby spokesman said.

"The civilian aircraft re-established communication prior to intercept and was released to proceed en route. The Typhoon aircraft were authorised to go supersonic over land for operational reasons, any inconvenience caused to local residents is regretted.”

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Big 'boom' over Peterborough is not cause for concern

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Large explosion over Peterborough was aircraft breaking sound barrier (sonic boom) no concern - please don't call 999 as we are aware

Cambridgeshire Police are asking people who heard a big 'boom' over Peterborough not to call 999 as they say it is not anything to be worried about. They say it was caused by an aircraft breaking the sound barrier.

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Family of murdered Peterborough man release new images

Michael Green.
Michael Green. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The family of a man found dead in an underpass in Peterborough have released two new pictures of him.

The body of 23-year-old Michael Green was discovered near Tyesdale in Bretton in the early hours of last Wednesday.

Four teenagers aged between 15 and 17 have been charged with Mr Green's murder.
Four teenagers aged between 15 and 17 have been charged with Mr Green's murder. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Four teenagers aged between 15 and 17 have been charged with his murder.

A 22-year old man has been charged with assisting an offender.

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body in Peterborough.

The body of a man in his twenties was found in an underpass near Tyesdale, Bretton, shortly after 1.20am on Wednesday morning.

The death is being treated as murder.

Three boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, and a 16-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

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