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Trains: Police incident halts Peterborough Spalding service

No East Midlands Trains services are operating between Spalding and Peterborough due to a police incident near the railway.

The incident between Sleaford and Peterborough means trains between Nottingham, Lincoln Central and Peterborough may be ammended to terminate at Sleaford.

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Teenager arrested after chemical thrown in woman's face in Peterborough

The incident took place in Fletton Avenue.

A woman suffered injuries to her eyes and nose after a form of irritant chemical was thrown in her face in Peterborough.

The incident took place between about 1pm and 1.30pm on September 19 in Fletton Avenue.

The victim, a woman in her 40s, was walking along Fletton Avenue, heading towards the city centre, when the incident happened.

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with the offence and is currently on bail to return to Thorpe Wood Police Station on November 10.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Man to be sentenced over deaths of three dogs

Peterborough Magistrates' Court Credit: PA Images

A man will be sentenced today for causing the death of his three dogs after he left them in a hot car in Peterborough for five hours while he trained at the gym.

Jonathan Theobald has already pleaded guilty to causing the dogs unnecessary suffering in June this year. The temperature inside the vehicle reached around 40 degrees.


Louis Smith dedicates Olympic Silver win to family

Moments after winning Silver in the men's pommel horse event at Rio 2016, Peterborough gymnast Louis Smith dedicated his olympic medal to his family.

It was a successful night for Team GB gymnasts as Max Whitlock also became the first British athlete to win an Olympic gold, first in the men's floor and then in the pommel horse.

Police are searching for a vulnerable teenage girl from Peterborough

Shania Siddall has been missing since Wednesday Credit: West Midlands Police

Shania Siddall went missing during a care home residential trip to Birmingham.

The 16-year-old was staying at Aston University with friends and carers when she failed to answer a 10.30pm curfew on Wednesday night.

Police are urging members of the public to report any sightings of the teenager, who is said to be vulnerable.

She is described as white, medium-slim build, with long dark brown hair with a purple tint. She was last seen wearing a black top, black bottoms and white pumps.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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