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Knife-wielding teen jailed for three years

Rudy Little jailed for 3 years Credit: Kent Police

A teenager who threatened a man with a knife and threw a concrete block at a front door in Kent has been jailed for three years.

Rudy Little, who's 18 and from Matfield Road in Ashford, also tried to rob his victim of money and cigarettes.

He was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court.


Drugs worth £7m seized from ice cream lorry

Drugs worth £7m have been seized from an ice cream lorry at Dover.

Border Force officers seized approximately 90 kilos of cocaine and 63 kilos of heroin at Eastern Docks

Officers stopped a Dutch-registered lorry carrying a load of ice-cream.

They searched the vehicle using a detector dog which showed interest in the rear of the vehicle.

The drugs were then discovered within the bodywork of the lorry.

The investigation into the seizure is being carried out by the National Crime Agency and a 30-year-old man from the Netherlands has been bailed for three months while their enquiries continue.

Op stack warning as passport checks change

Lorries use the M20 as a lorry park when Operation Stack's in force Credit: Press Association

The system that turns the M20 into a lorry park could come into force more often when a new way of checking passports begins next month.

That's the warning from the Freight Transport Association. It says Operation Stack will need to be used on the motorway because of the time needed to check documents at Folkestone and Dover.

From the 8th of April, anyone leaving the UK will have to have their passports checked by hand.


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