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Eight babies among child sex abuse victims in Cambridgeshire as figures show sharp rise in offences last year

The number of child sex offences recorded by Cambridgeshire Police rose by almost a quarter last year - with eight cases involving babies under one.

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Church warden Bryan Bargh with the discarded mattress.

Great Ponton village church shows steely resolve against lead thieves

A 13th century church is to replace the remaining lead on part of the roof in a bid to beat thieves and prevent further leaks.

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A male in his 30s was arrested on  February 13  in the Wisbech area after his vehicle was stopped using false plates.

Police discover £49,000 of illegal tobacco after stopping driver in Wisbech area for using car with false plates

A male in his 30s was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) in the Wisbech area after his vehicle was stopped using false plates.

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Devidas Subacius has been jailed for punching a toddler in the face.

March man jailed for 17 years for punching toddler in the face - the child had eight healed fractures

A man who punched a toddler in the face in order to blackmail the child’s grandparents has been jailed - the judge extended his sentence because of the seriousness of the crimes.

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James Cromwell and his son Leon.

Huge rise in knife crime prompts amnesty across Cambridgeshire - there were 87 recorded crimes in just four months

A huge rise in knife crime across Cambridgeshire has led the county’s police to hold an amnesty as part of a national initiative to tackle the issue.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at Elm Stores.

Terrifying ordeal for staff as masked robbers target Elm Village Store

Robbers threatened staff at a village store before making off with a quantity of cash on yesteday afternoon (8).

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Police hunting the killer of Sam Mechelewski in Huntingdon want to hear from anyone who saw him after this image of Sam was captured at 8pm at Sainsbury's in Huntingon on January 31.

Chatteris man released ‘under investigation’ while second man is freed with no further action as detectives continue murder hunt

A Chatteris man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released “under investigation” and a second man from Brampton has been released with no further action by detectives hunting the killer of Sam Mechelewski in Huntingdon.

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Pictured at the anti-slavery event are from left: Councillor Mike Bucknor, Councillor, Virginia Bucknor, Liz  Knighton  Cambs Police,  Gemma Lawrence  Barclays,Jan Wheeler - Barclays, Sarah Brown Stop The Traffik, Paula Harpin Barclays, Kat Kitson Barclays, Nick Webber Cambs Police, Amber Slamaite Cambs Police and Chris Channell Barclays.

Police, Barclays and Stop the Traffik join to launch human trafficking awareness campaign in Wisbech, March and King’s Lynn

Barclays, STOP THE TRAFFIK, and Cambridgeshire Police are working together to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery in the Wisbech, March and King’s Lynn areas.

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Chatteris paedophile Michael Carter is behind bars.

Chatteris paedophile who ‘groomed girl for his own gratification’ is jailed

A Chatteris man has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for sexually assaulting a child.

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House in Mayfly Close, Chatteris has been raided in connection with Sam Mechelewski murder investigation

Second arrest in Sam Mechelewski murder case as police search a house in Mayfly Close, Chatteris

A police presence at a property in Chatteris this afternoon is linked to a Huntingdon murder investigation a spokesman has confirmed.

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Thieves smashed their way into Aldi in Chatteris and stole the cash machine.

Video shows the moment thieves smashed their way into Chatteris supermarket to steal cash machine

Officers investigating a ram raid in Chatteris have released CCTV footage of the incident which can be seen following this link https://youtu.be/BZPe49rlDVk.

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The  fountain in St Peter's Church Gardens has been vandalised.

Wisbech St Peter’s Gardens fountain destroyed in vandalism attack

The fountain in Wisbech St Peter’s Church Gardens was smashed to pieces and the broken remnants left strewn in the pond following a vandalism attack last night (Monday).

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Thieves smashed their way into Aldi in Chatteris and stole the cash machine.

Gang of six use vehicles to smash their way into Chatteris Aldi store to steal cash machine

A Chatteris supermarket is closed this morning after ram raiders smashed their way into the store and stole the cash machine in the early hours of this morning.

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The crest above the entrance to King's Lynn Court in College Lane.

Man jailed for role in violent street attack

A man has been jailed for eight and a half years for his part in a “vicious, cowardly and unprovoked” street attack.

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Police ask for public's help to combat illegal blood sport of hare coursing.

Hare coursing gangs are bringing fear and intimidation across Cambridgeshire and are even threatening to torch farms

Rural communities are living in fear from hare-coursing gangs who are threatening violence and to torch homes across the county.

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Euro Star in Falcon Road, Wisbech where illegal tobacco was found.

Two men are convicted selling illegal and unsafe tobacco from the Euro Star shop in Wisbech

Two Wisbech shop keepers have been ordered to carry out unpaid work by magistrates after being convicted of selling illegal and unsafe tobacco at a store in the town.

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Two cars have been vandalised in Wisbech in an incident police are treating as a hate crime.

Attack on cars in Wisbech was ‘despicable’ hate crime say police

Two cars have been vandalised in Wisbech in an incident police are treating as a hate crime.

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Enforcement officers issuing an  Fixed Penalty Notice for littering in Wisbech.

Court orders Fenland litter louts to pay £4,400 in fines and costs

Eleven litter louts who ignored on-the- spot fines for dropping rubbish on Fenland’s streets have been taken to court – and were ordered to more than four times more.a

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March lorry driver is taking high Court action over electrocution incident. Picture: Cambs Fire and Rescue.

March lorry driver seeks High Court damages of more than £300,000 over electrocution

Lorry driver Gary Chisholm, who was electrocuted and badly burnt when his tipper lorry hit overhead power cables, has launched a High Court compensation claim for more than £300,000.

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Police have issued CCTV images.

Do you recognise this face ask police after assault in Wisbech

Police have released CCTV of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a violent assault in Wisbech.

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