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Tributes have been left at the scene of the fatal crash in Stockport, which claimed the life of 15-year-old Levi Jade Apsley.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged with the abduction of a six-year-old girl in Burnley.
Imran Khan, 33 of Pendle Street, Accrington has been charged with taking a child under the Child Abduction Act, breach of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order and inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity.
Lancashire Police launched a manhunt after the girl was taken in a car on Thursday afternoon.
She was then dropped off 30 minutes later, three miles away and police were alerted.
Khan is due to appear at Burnley Magistrates later this morning.
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Community leaders say a permanent memorial for murdered soldier Lee Rigby is a fitting tribute which will ensure his memory lives on. Lee's family and friends watched its unveiling at Middleton memorial gardens yesterday,.
Lee Rigby's widow and son at moving ceremony to remember murdered soldier's "ultimate sacrifice".Read the full story ›
Lyn Rigby wiped away tears as the memorial was unveiled to her son, Lee.Read the full story ›
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The memorial for murdered Middleton soldier Fusilier Lee Rigby has been revealed.
The bronze drum, placed on a plinth marked Lest We Forget, sits in front of a plaque and a memorial wall where Lee is commemorated.
The names of other soldiers will be added to the memorial in the future.
Police investigating the abduction of a six-year-old girl have made an arrest.
A 33-year-old man from Accrington was held on suspicion of child abduction and is currently in police custody.
Detectives launched a manhunt after the girl was taken by a man, possibly in a black car, from Nairne Street, Burnley, at around 4pm on Thursday.
She was then dropped off three miles away at Whitefield Street, Hapton, where she was found and police were alerted.
Detectives say they're continuing their appeal for information and are urging witnesses to get in touch.
“We need anyone who may have witnessed a black coloured car in the Nairne Street or Whitefield Street areas around the time of the abduction to contact us."
- Anyone with any information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.