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Police release CCTV picture of man wanted in connection with armed robbery

CCTV image of a man police want to question in connection with an armed robbery in Essex. Credit: Essex Police

Police in Essex have released a CCTV image of a man they want to track down after a shop assistant was threatened with what is believed to have been a firearm.

A man entered Broad Oak Stores in Hatfield Broad Oak near Stansted airport at around 2.50pm on 16 December 2018.

When he failed to gain access to the till, the man left in the direction of Feathers Hill.

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Stolen puppies found by police

Two stolen puppies have been reunited with their owners by Essex Police.

The Terrier pups were taken during a burglary in Uttlesford. Police tracked the dogs down to a house in Great Dunmow.

A 52 year old woman has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

PC Joe Whitehead with one of the stolen pups Credit: Essex Police

Teenager stabbed outside school

Police on the scene of a stabbing close to St Thomas More School in Bedford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A teenager has been stabbed near a school in Bedford.

The alarm was raised near the St Thomas More Secondary school on Tyne Crescent in the town.

Police say the 18 year old victim was stabbed in the leg.

He's been taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening. It's understood that he was not a pupil at the school.

  • Watch a report from the scene by ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper
An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the leg close to a school in Bedford.

Picture released after shop theft

Police would like to identify this man Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Police investigating an attempted robbery at a Tesco Store in St Neots in Cambridgeshire have released a picture of a man they'd like to speak to.

Officers were called to the Tesco store in Barford Road after a fire alarm was set off. As customers returned to the shop a man was stopped by staff trying to steal alcohol worth more than £300.

He threatened them with a knife and ran off, throwing some of the stolen goods at them. He drove off in a blue Vauxhall Astra.

New Chief Constable starts work

The new Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire has taken up his post.

Nick Dean, who's 51, says one of his first priorities is to get out and about to fully understand the concerns and demands of his workforce.

The new Chief Constable began his career with Norfolk Police in 1992. He replaces Alec Wood who has retired.

Cambridgeshire Chief Constable Nick Dean Credit: Cambridgeshire Police
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