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Sat nav leaves articulated lorry wedged in country lane

An articulated lorry driver got stuck down a narrow country lane after following his sat nav - forcing a road to close for two hours.

A lorry driver got his truck stuck down a narrow country lane after following his sat nav, said police.
A lorry driver got his truck stuck down a narrow country lane after following his sat nav, said police. Credit: PA

Officers from Hertfordshire Police arrived to find the vehicle wedged across a tight three-way rural junction between two high hedges in the village of Watton-at-Stone, near Stevenage, yesterday.

A specialist recovery vehicle was called to deal with the problem.

"Sat navs are amazing pieces of technology - don't always trust them," read a tweet from the force's East Hertfordshire rural police team.

Police want to trace man over teen's disappearance

Detectives from Hertfordshire Police are urgently seeking to trace 22-year-old Jack Wall in connection with the disappearance of Amelia Arnold, who was last seen on Wednesday.

Jack Wall, 22, from Stevenage, who is being sought by officers. Credit: PA Wire

Wall, of Hadrian's Walk, Stevenage, has been urged to hand himself in to police, who have also issued an appeal for sightings of a Citroen Berlingo van as part of their inquiry.

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Police fear woman, 19, has been murdered

Amelia Arnold, who detectives fear has been murdered. Credit: PA Wire

Detectives have named a missing 19-year-old woman - who police fear has been murdered - as Amelia Arnold.

Police and scene-of-crime specialists are examining a property in Hadrian's Walk in Stevenage.

Witnesses who may have seen suspicious activity at the address between Wednesday and Friday are also being asked to come forward.

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