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Be warned: new phone scam on its way here

Phone scammers are set to try and dupe unwary residents in the East Midlands with a new telephone fraud.

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Drunk Gainsborough fare-dodger causes travel chaos after ‘surfing’ on roof of moving train

A drunk fare dodger from Gainsborough caused major disruption to the rail network when he climbed on top of a moving train.

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Stop and searches have fallen by 44 per cent in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police stop and searches fall by 44 per cent

You're 340 per cent more likely to be stopped and searched by police if you're black or Asian in South Yorkshire.

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The jailed gang members: Simon Evans (centre), of Handsworth, Bradley Ellis (top left), of Swallownest, Darren Keeton (middle left), of Manor, Aaron Wood, Peter Houghton (bottom left) Arbourthorne, (top right), of Arbourthorne, Gavin Critchley (middle right), of Waterthorpe, and Andrew Roberts (bottom right) of Middlewood

FIRST PICTURES: These are the members of a Sheffield chop shop gang jailed for stealing cars and stripping them down for parts

These are the faces of a Sheffield chop shop gang who stole Land Rover and vehicle parts across South Yorkshire and north Derbyshire.

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Worksop sex attacker assaulted victim asleep in her own bed

Worksop sex attacker assaulted victim asleep in her own bed

A 22-year-old Worksop sex attacker who assaulted his victim in her own bed has been jailed for four years.

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WORKSOP INCIDENT: Do you know this man?

Do you recognise this man?
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Police are asking anyone with any information to call them on 101.

Masked men armed with handgun tie man up and steal jewellery in Bassetlaw

Masked armed robbers burst into a house in Retford, assaulted the occupant and then tied him up before stealing jewellery.
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South Yorkshire teenager charged with the murder of Leonne Weeks appears in court

South Yorkshire teenager charged with the murder of Leonne Weeks appears in court

A teenager has appeared in court charged with murdering 16-year-old Leonne Weeks, who was found stabbed to death on a path.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Chop shop gang to be sentenced after Land Rover and vehicle thefts

A gang of 11 men who were involved in the theft of Land Rovers, Ford Transit vans and vehicle parts worth tens of thousands of pounds have been brought to justice.

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Fire investigators are treating a destructive blaze in Ryton Street as arson (photo courtesy Bassetlaw DC Building Contol)

Police seek two men in Worksop arson attack

Nottinghamshire Police would like to speak to two men seen near a Worksop gym before it was gutted by fire.
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Justice

Reveller forced to pay £185 for drunk and disorderly behaviour

A boozed-up woman has been forced to pay £185 for being found drunk and disorderly by police.

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DO NOT APPROACH THIS MAN: Police appeal for man wanted over burglaries in three counties

Police are trying to trace a man wanted for conspiracy to commit burglaries across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire
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A warning goes out against fraudsters who strike up relationships online and on the phone before asking for huge sums of money.

Dating fraudsters romance victims for cash

Calls to exercise caution on Valentine's Day go out as it emerges fraudsters strike up relationships to siphon funds from their bank accounts.

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Meet Craig Guildford, Nottinghamshire’s new police chief

Meet Craig Guildford, Nottinghamshire’s new police chief

Although new to Nottinghamshire, Craig Guildford is singing it’s praises.

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WANTED MAN: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Police warn public not to approach sexual assault suspect

WANTED MAN: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Police warn public not to approach sexual assault suspect

Police are appealing for information to help trace Thomas McEvoy, 27, of no fixed address, who is wanted in connection with a number of offences including sexual assault and failing to appear at court.

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Assistant Chief Constable Craig Guildford

First day at work for Nottinghamshire’s new police chief

Nottinghamshire’s new Chief Constable is to start work today.

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John Stollery, from North Notts, is the latest victim to be named in the terror attacks in Tunisia

Family of murdered Notts social worker speak out ahead of terror deaths inquest

The family of a Nottinghamshire man killed in a terror attack in Tunisia have spoken out before an inquest hears evidence into his death.

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Prisoner who went on £12k rampage over hamster’s death jailed for Bassetlaw burglary

Prisoner who went on £12k rampage over hamster’s death jailed for Bassetlaw burglary

An inmate who escaped jail after a prison protest provoked by his hamster’s death is back behind bars after a burglary in Bassetlaw.

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about.

Speeding crackdown – where will the cameras be

Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Notts

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Two men arrested after armed robbery at Whitwell supermarket

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of robbing a supermarket in Whitwell.

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