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Met Police TSG Officer Charged With Common Assault

A serving officer based with the Metropolitan Polices’ Territorial Support Group has been charged with common assault. The PC, who is attached the Met’s Territorial Support Group at Chadwell Heath, was charged by postal charge requisition on Monday, 12 August. He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 29 August. The charges relate to an alleged assault

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Motorists Urged To Exercise Caution After Rocks Thrown From Bridge On M3

Several vehicles were left with broken windscreens and side windows after rocks were thrown from a motorway bridge over the weekend. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of these reckless acts, but Surrey Police are urging parents to remind their children how dangerous it is to throw objects from motorway bridges and to know where they are, and

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Family Of Seriously Injured Police Officer Thanks Public For Their Support

The family of a West Midlands traffic PC who was severely injured when he was run over by a hijacked police car have said a heartfelt thank you for the messages of support that have come flooding in. PC Gareth Phillips, aged 42, remains in intensive care today where his condition is said to be stable. PC Phillips was knocked

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Firefighters Prepare For Gruelling Bike Ride To Raise Money For Charity

A group of firefighters are cycling almost 1,000 miles to support two charities close to their hearts. The cyclists from New Cross Fire Station are taking on the Land’s End to John O’Groats challenge in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity and Macmillan Cancer Support on 1 September. It will take eight days as they cover 980 miles travelling from

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Two Met Officers Cleared Of Any Wrongdoing After A Five Year Investigation Into A Stop-And-Search

It was alleged that PC Matthew Bond and PC ‘A’, attached to the West Area Command Unit, were involved in the stop and search of a vehicle back in January 2014. During the course of the stop and search they had come into conflict with a member of the public: both verbally and physically. This resulted in an arrest using

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Jail For 75-Year-Old Male Who Bombarded Police With Abusive 999 Calls

A man who persistently breached his anti-social behaviour order to abuse Cheshire Police’s 999 is to spend the next 26 weeks behind bars. Derek Irons, aged 75, of Goose Lane in Hatton, Warrington pleaded guilty to breaching four criminal behaviour orders at Warrington Magistrates Court on 31 July. It was between 10.49pm on Sunday 21 July to 8 am on

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of PC As Officer Remains In Hospital

West Midlands Police has charged a man with trying to kill one of its police officers who was knocked down and driven over while attempting to arrest a suspected car thief in Birmingham yesterday. It’s alleged that Mubashar Hussain hijacked a police car in Moorcroft Road, Moseley, at around 4.45pm and reversed into the officer, knocking him down, before driving

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Ambulance Station Targeted By Vandals

North West Ambulance Service has once again been targetted by vandals. On two separate occasions, yobs have attempted to enter the property in Langdale Road, breaking the window of an ambulance amongst other damage. As yet, nobody has been arrested by the police in connection with the incidents. Emergency ambulances from the station have previously been relocated to a new

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Male Arrested For Attempted Murder After Police Officer Is Run Over By Suspected Car Thief

A West Midlands Police officer has been seriously injured after being run over by a suspected car thief in Birmingham today (10 August). The traffic cop was in Moorcroft Road, Moseley, at 4.45pm having traced a suspected stolen Range Rover Sport taken just minutes earlier from a woman on a shopping trip. But as he moved in to arrest the

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Thieves Stoop To New Levels Of Depravity After Flight Helmet Stolen From Air Ambulance while Crew Dealt With Patient

Thieves in Shipley have sunk to new levels of depravity after a flight helmet was stolen from Yorkshires Air Ambulance during a tasking on the 8th of August. After an appeal on social media, locals managed to locate the stolen helmet, and it was returned to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. However, the damage that had been inflicted upon the flight helmet

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