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Teenager who jumped in front of car dressed as clown is cautioned by police

A 17-year-old girl who dressed up as a clown and jumped in front of a car in Shropshire, has been handed a police caution.

West Mercia Police said the teenager was given a formal warning after engaging in disorderly behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

The force's Brookside Safer Neighbourhood team tweeted a picture of the girl's clown suit after she was arrested on Hills Lane Drive in Telford at around 8.45pm.

A police spokesman said officers will be continuing patrols across the area to help keep communities safe.



Firefighters tackle blaze at home in Telford

Scene of fire in Telford Credit: Lee Taylor

An investigation is underway after a fire at a house in Telford. It started overnight at a property in Hurleybrook Way, Leegomery.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are damping down this morning and say everyone in the house has been accounted for.

Five charged with conspiracy to murder teenager

Police have charged five people with conspiracy to murder a teenager who was found injured at a Telford house.

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The five have all been charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to sexually assault a male aged 13 or over by penetration and false imprisonment.

It is believed the incident took place some time between 27 August and 1 September when the report was made at 12.19am.

The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

The five, aged 19-25, will appear at the Telford Magistrate Court on Monday.

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