There has been a fight-back against the 'killer clown' craze, as police received a call from a man in Peterborough who said he punched one in the face.
The man told officers he was walking along George Street in Woodston on Monday morning when a man jumped out in front of him wearing a clown mask and possibly had something in his hand.
The man said he then punched him in the face. He called police later that night to report concern for safety in the area.
Police across the region have been issuing warnings to people they may be committing public order offences by dressing up as 'killer clowns' and scaring or threatening people.
The craze of people dressing up as ‘killer clowns’ has led to more terrifying incidents across the region.Read the full story ›
A woman in Leicestershire was forced into labour early after a boy dressed up as a 'killer clown' jumped out in front of her.Read the full story ›
Shaniece Price said she nearly crashed her car after the masked figure ran towards her.Read the full story ›
The clown craze shows no sign of abating with one police force receiving 14 reports in 24 hours, but why is it sweeping across the UK?Read the full story ›
Heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J10A M54 and J10 A454 / B4464, congestion on M6 to J8 M5. Lanes two and three (of three) were briefly closed.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a 25-year-old woman who hasn't been seen since Wednesday.
Emma Stockbridge went missing from Bloxwich in Walsall on the morning of 28 September.
Emma is described as white, 5ft 4ins tall, with blonde hair.
Luna went missing from her home in Pelsall last month. Two days ago her headless body was found in her owner’s back garden.Read the full story ›
The funeral of footballer Daniel Wilkinson takes place today.
Daniel, who was 26 years old and started his career with Hull City, died after collapsing during a game for Barnsley non-league club Shaw Lane earlier this month.
A motorcyclist has died after a collision in Pelsall just after 10pm last night.
A 34-year-old man suffered fatal injuries after his motorbike was in collision with a delivery van. The crash happened in Hall Lane at the junction with Norton Lane and Vicarage Road.
Specially trained officers are supporting the man’s family who has not been named.