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National crime figures show a reduction in burglaries

Burglary in Humberside has fallen by 12 per cent with 1,188 fewer crimes reported year on year to March 2017 according to figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) ‘Crime in England and Wales’ report.

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Underage drinking, flying a kite in a park and changing a CD while driving all make the list.

The laws that many Brits don't even know they are breaking

The average Brit commits 32 different 'crimes' every year - including not paying for supermarket carrier bags, parking on the payment and pocketing incorrect change.

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Identity information for sale on the hidden internet can range from login details for film streaming account for full profiles of indviduals including bank account information.

REVEALED: The top 20 British postcodes where stolen identities are for sale on the web

Personal data belonging to up to a quarter of Britons is available for sale on the hidden internet, according to surveillance of encrypted online stores trading in stolen identities pieced together from hacked accounts and social media.
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Fraud and cyber crime are the most prevalent type of crime in the country.

Experts warn cyber crime is reaching epidemic levels

Cyber crime is rapidly rising and experts warn it is reaching epidemic levels as criminals use the internet as a tool for a multitude of fraudulent activities.

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Man with gun detained by a member of the public

At 5.20pm on Friday July 21 Humberside Police were called to reports that there was a man with gun on East Common Lane in Scunthorpe.

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Bruno Nikolik was one of two men who targeted Stanley Hunt Jewellers in Gainsborough's Marshall's Yard shopping centre.

Man who acted as lookout during theft at Gainsborough jewellers jailed for two years

A man who acted as a lookout during a high-value theft at a Gainsborough jewellery shop was jailed for two years.

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Thomas Burns

Police name Nottinghamshire man who died following an assault

A man who died after suffering a serious head injury in an assault in Hyson Green has been named as Thomas Burns.

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Richard Hannigan

Isle of Axholme residents to benefit from crime prevention events

North Lincolnshire Council’s Safer Neighbourhoods and Humberside Police have teamed up to hold crime prevention events in the Isle of Axholme throughout July.

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Toddler is killed after being hit by a car

A one year old child has died after being hit by a car.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Gainsborough woman to stand trial over alleged £65,000 VAT fraud

A woman is to go on trial after she denied a £65,000 VAT fraud relating to a Gainsborough heating and plumbing company.

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Luke Atkinson. Picture issued by Nottinghamshire Police.

JAILED: 'Sexual deviant' groomed teenage girls on social media

A Nottinghamshire man who used social media to groom teenage girls has been jailed for four years and eight months.
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Lincoln Crown Court.

Hammer-assault man granted final chance by judge to avoid jail

A Gainsborough man who struck a friend over the head with a hammer has been given a last chance to avoid jail.

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Anthony Hodgson

Man jailed for savage Gainsborough street attack which left victim with multiple brain injuries

A man who carried out a savage street attack, leaving his victim with life-threatening brain injuries, has been jailed for nine years.

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New report shows increasing support for more smokefree places.

Support for more smokefree places in the region grows ten years after ban

Support for smokefree places in the East Midlands is stronger than ever ten years after the smoking ban was introduced.

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Andrew Dobson.

Man jailed after trying to import child-like sex doll into UK through East Midlands Airport

A man who attempted to import a child-like sex doll into Cheshire has today been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation triggered by an incident at East Midlands Airport.
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Liam Lytollis

“Extremely dangerous” thug jailed for violent night-time assaults

A man who carried out two attacks on innocent strangers has been jailed after a judge branded him “extremely dangerous”.

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Police are not currently treating the death as suspicious.

Man found dead at Gainsborough car park

Police are currently in attendance at a Gainsborough car park after a man was found dead this morning.

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Officers say they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Police confirm body found is missing 16-year-old Maisie Cousin-Stirk

A body found by police earlier this week has been formally identified as 16-year-old Maisie Cousin-Stirk.

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West Lindsey council move to tackle rogue landlords

West Lindsey council move to tackle rogue landlords

West Lindsey District Council is cracking down on landlords renting out overcrowding, hazardous and unsafe private accommodation.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Gainsborough woman whose elaborate cancer hoax conned employer out of £14,000 is ordered to pay back £1

A fraudster from Gainsborough who conned her employer out of thousands of pounds after carrying out an elaborate cancer hoax has been ordered to pay back just £1.

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