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Police hunt owner of nuisance drone which 'struck windows' of Suffolk home

Police are trying to trace the owner of this drone. Credit: Suffolk Police.

Police are trying to trace the owner of a drone which residents in Lakenheath say has been flying over - and even crashing into - their homes.

A member of the public reported the drone being flown over his garden and nearby properties in the Quayside Court area on March 19th.

That is being linked to another incident on March 2, where a resident said a drone was flying in the Meyday Farm area.

The victim claims the drone flew so close to their property it struck their windows.

Suffolk Police say "enquiries are on-going to locate the owner".

Expect to see more RAF Lakenheath jets in the sky

Fighter jets on their way to RAF Lakenheath Credit: Christine Groening/PA Images

The US Air Force has warned people living in East Anglia to expect to hear more jets in the sky that usual next week.

The 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk will take part in an increased number of flying operations.

It is part of a training programme to make sure aircrew and ground support staff are ready for action.

The airbase said the operations would not involve any low-flying aircraft.


'Tampered milk' in Suffolk primary school spotted by vigilant staff

Police say an 'isolated incident' where a cleaning product was added to two opened bottles of milk at a primary school in Suffolk was spotted by vigilant staff.

The milk had been left at Lakenheath Community Primary School over the weekend when police say it was tampered with some time between Friday 6th October and Monday 9th October.

Police say the bottles had been filled with a cleaning product. No further incidents have been reported to the school or to others in the area and that it is being treated as an isolated incident.

The school has swiftly introduced additional security measures including adding locks to classroom fridges, and disposing of all unused and non-sealed produce daily.

The school is supporting police with the investigation and officers are keeping an open mind as to the motive as they continue enquiries.

Man dies after collision in Suffolk

The collision between a car and a motorbike happened Sunday in Lakenheath.

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Lakenheath in Suffolk.

Police were called Sunday (30 July) at 10.06pm, following reports of a collision between a silver BMW X5 and a motorbike on Eriswell Road.

A man in his 50s was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital with serious injuries but later died.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Road closed following serious collision in Lakenheath

Road closed following Lakenheath serious collision Credit: PA

A serious collision between a car and a motorbike has closed a road in Lakenheath.

Emergency services were called to Eriswell Road last night (Sunday 30 July) at 10.06pm, following reports of an accident.

The road is currently closed in both directions, at the junction with The Street at Holywell Row, and at the junction with the B1112, The Street, Lakenheath.

An investigation is underway by the Serious Collision Investigation Team.


Six American fighter jets arrive at RAF Lakenheath for training

RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk Credit: ITV News Anglia

Six F35-A Lightning II fighter jets are now stationed at RAF Lakenheath for the next few weeks.

USAF has sent its supersonic stealth fighters all the way from Utah to Suffolk - they'll be deployed from here on European training missions.

They are the world's most advanced warplanes. They are capable of speeds of more than 1200 mph and each one is worth £100 million.

Six jets will be based at Lakenheath Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Honoured to welcome F-35A to UK for first time. F-35 deployment will not only influence how we operate here at Lakenheath but also how our nations operate together".

– Commander of 48th FW Colonel Evan Pettus
A briefing on the arrival of the jets. Credit: ITV News Anglia

USAF Gen. Tod Wolters describes F-35 as a 'game changer' with 'unmatched lethality, survivability and interoperability'.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Chloe Keedy.

Man killed in Lakenheath road crash named

Map showing where it happened.

A man who died following a serious road traffic collision between Lakenheath and Eriswell has been named by police.

Emergency services were called at 6.30am on Tuesday 7 June to reports of a three vehicle collision involving a Subaru Impreza, a Vauxhall Corsa and a Jeep Wrangler on The Street B1112 in Eriswell, approximately 300 yards south of the junction with Lords Walk.

Staff Sergeant Hunter Davis, aged 27, who was a member of the US Air Force based at RAF Mildenhall, died at the scene.

Man killed in Lakenheath road crash confirmed as RAF Mildenhall airman

Man who died in crash close to Lakenheath Village confirmed as Airman stationed at RAF Mildenhall.

An airman stationed at RAF Mildenhall was fatally injured in an accident this morning on B1112 between Eriswell and Lakenheath Village.

Suffolk Constabulary is currently investigating. We will release more information as it is available.

We ask that you respect the next of kin by not posting identifying information on social media.

Please remember to always leave extra time in your schedule when commuting in this area, and always drive safely.

– RAF Mildenhall

Man dies in Lakenheath serious crash

Map showing where it happened.

A man has died following a serious road traffic collision in Lakenheath this morning, Tuesday 7 June.

Emergency services were called at 6.30am to reports of a three vehicle crash on the B1112. A man driving one of the vehicles died at the scene.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting reference CAD 36 of 7 June.

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