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Scene of Crime officers at work in Boston street at centre of murder investigation

Here is the scene this afternoon (Monday, September 25) in Pen Street, Boston – the street at the centre of a new murder investigation in Boston.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Arrested man who escaped Boston Police Station by vaulting eight foot high fence in handcuffs jailed

An arrested man who vaulted an eight feet high gate to escape from the car park at Boston Police Station was today (Monday, September 29) jailed for 16 months.

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UPDATE: Seven in custody after death

Seven people are in custody as police have launched a murder investigation after a man died yesterday morning (Sunday).

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PICTURES AND VIDEO: Launch of Boston Mini Police

Lincolnshire Police welcomed some of its youngest recruits today (Friday) with the official launch of the Boston Mini Police with guests from a number of units - including Lincolnshire Police Interceptor Dan Brigginshaw.

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Michael Roseberry. Photo: supplied.

Man who targeted under age girls online and asked for naked pictures, is jailed

A South Lincolnshire man who encouraged a string of under age girls from across the UK to send him naked photographs online was today (Friday) jailed for five and half years.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old woman was targeted

Appeal after man rendered unconscious during ‘large scale disturbance’ left with serious facial injuries

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a ‘large scale disturbance’ which resulted in a man being left unconcious and with serious facial injuries last month.

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Warning of more sexual offences if consent not understood

Sexual assault support workers in Lincolnshire are warning that knowledge of consent issues is ‘worryingly low’ amongst some people in the county.

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Former Church of England official jailed for indecent assaults on young girls

A leading Church of England official who carried out sex attacks on young girls was today (Thursday) jailed for six years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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'Iam hare aware' - the mud scuplture that appeared at the Sleaford Standard offices overnight. EMN-170921-130104001

Are you hare aware? - Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures in artistic campaign to combat illegal hare coursing in Lincolnshire

A Sleaford ceramic artist has turned into a Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures of the creatures to raise awareness against illegal hare coursing gangs targeting Lincolnshire on a daily basis.

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‘I used to smoke weed a lot but I’ve got my life back now’ - man banned from driving after drug driving

A 35-year-old man has been banned from driving for three years after a court heard he had been twice convicted of driving under the influence of drugs.

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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston and Lincoln Magistrates’ Courts...

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Some of the stolen items

High value equipment taken in burglary which has “real impact” on livelihood

Police are appealing for information about a commercial burglary at a property in Monks House Lane, Spalding.

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NSPCC slams Louth child abductor as ‘disturbing’ and ‘cruel’

The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) has slammed the ‘disturbing’ and ‘cruel’ actions of former Louth man Paul Whiteside, who was sentenced for child abduction yesterday (September 18).

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Gloucestershire Police now has seven 100% electric Nissan Leaf cars, four of which are unmarked and three marked.  Photos by Anna Lythgoe. EMN-170918-114802001

‘Stop police!... I need to change my batteries!’ Lincolnshire Police to trial electric-powered patrol cars

The latest electric car technology is being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

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BREAKING: EDL activist from Louth sentenced for child abduction

An English Defence League activist who ‘lied his head off’ to police after being arrested for the abduction of a 15-year-old school girl was today (Monday) given a suspended jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.

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UPDATE: Teenager arrested after man was ‘seriously injured’ in pub garden assault released on bail

A 16-year-old teenager arrested after a man suffered serious injuries following an assault in a Boston pub beer garden has been released on bail.

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Minister praises prison as ‘excellent example’

The prisons minister has praised the work of open prisons such as North Sea Camp in rehabilitating offenders.

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Police presence is being increased following the attack in London yesterday,

Armed police back on streets of Lincolnshire after London attack

People across Lincolnshire can expect to see more police on the streets - some of them armed - following yesterday’s blast on the underground in London.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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