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Winston Churchill coin is stolen

Hertfordshire Police have appealed for help in tracing a rare Winston Churchill memorial coin which was stolen from a property in Broxbourne two weeks ago. The coin was taken in its dark blue presentation box along with several other items.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and ask for Hertfordshire Police or call the anonymous service Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The coin, like this one, was stolen from a property in Broxbourne. Credit: Hertfordshire Police
The coin was issued in the year of Churchill's death. Credit: Hertfordshire Police

Police appeal for witnesses after alleged robbery in St Albans

Police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged robbery in St Albans city centre in the early hours of Tuesday 11th September.

The victim, a 24-year-old man from St Albans, was walking along St Peters Street between 1am and 1.30am when two males asked him for the time.

The offenders then followed him for a short while before allegedly pushing him into a bush between the Grange Street and Chime Square turnings and spraying him with what appeared to be pepper spray.

It is believed they then took his mobile phone and wallet. The offenders then made off up Hall Place Gardens. The victim suffered slight injuries. The offenders are described as two white males, of slim build, aged between 14 and 18 years old and spoke with local accents.



Police release images after St Albans charity box theft

Image released by Hertfordshire Constabulary. Credit: Police handout

Police investigating the theft of a charity box in St Albans have issued a photo of two people they would like to speak to in connection with the offence.

The offender used a knife to cut the string that was securing the box to the counter in Reddies on Catherine Street at 2.40pm on 28th August.

Image released by Hertfordshire Constabulary. Credit: Police handout

The box was then removed by the offender who left the shop and made off in an unknown direction.

Police believe the two people pictured may have seen the incident or be able to help police with their enquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference F1/12/2772. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.