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Fire causes three crashes on A47 near Peterborough

The A47 near Peterborough is closed because of a serious warehouse fire that is causing dangerous driving conditions.

Cambridgeshire Police said the flames are now out at the window company at Ivatt Way.

Smoke blowing across the carriageway has caused three crashes and the road is expected to reopen within the hour.



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Police carry out checks one week after sex attack

Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious Credit: ITV Anglia

Police investigating a sexual assault in Peterborough have been carrying out checks at the scene a week after the attack.

A woman in her 20s was attacked near Rhubarb bridge, where the A47 meets Lincoln Road on Saturday 30th September.

She was approached by a youth who threatened her with a knife before sexually assaulting her. The victim managed to escape uninjured but was very shaken and upset.

Police are urging any witnesses to come forward. An 18 year old man's been arrested and released under investigation.

They're questioning people to try to find witnesses Credit: ITV Anglia

Police have put on extra patrols since the attack.

The attack took place near Rhubarb bridge, close to the A47 Credit: ITV Anglia

"Our aim is to jog people's memories and hopefully get some information which takes our investigation forwards. If people were in the area late morning last Saturday they may have seen something

– Detective Sergeant Gordon Blair
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