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Self-defence intruder ordeal

Vincent Cooke tell ITV1's Tonight programme how he was marched around his home at knife point by burglars. One of the intruders was killed, and Vincent was arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Self-defence intruder family issue thank you

The Cooke family have released a statement thanking those who have supported them since intruders broke into their home last September.

Over the last 12 months, we have received a great deal of support from family, friends, neighbours and local residents, and also from the wider community.

Many people have taken the time to send us letters and cards offering their best wishes and words of kindness. Support such as this has helped us greatly.

It is heartwarming to know that so many people care.

This ordeal has put a tremendous strain on us in may ways, and we would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to you all as we begin to rebuild our lives.

THANK YOU

Vincent, Karen & Anthony Cooke

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