Dale Cregan 'lay in wait for officers'

Dale Cregan sits in the dock for the start of his trial at Preston Crown Court

A court has heard how a one-eyed fugitive lured unarmed police officers to him as he lay in wait, before shooting them and throwing a grenade at them.

Dale Cregan, who is 29-years-old, denies murdering PC Fiona Bone who grew up in Castle Donington, and PC Nicola Hughes in an attack in September last year.

They had been responding to a report of a burglary. Cregan also denies murdering a father and son months before the attack.

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The trial at Preston Crown Court continues.


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