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Are these stolen bikes and jewellery items yours?

Are these stolen bikes and jewellery items yours?

Several bicycles and a large quantity of jewellery were both discovered by police at a house in Stanley Road, Peterborough, on October 16. 
Peterborough hotel burglar jailed

Peterborough hotel burglar jailed

A Peterborough burglar has been sentenced to 17 months in prison after admitting breaking into a hotel and also threatening a man with a knife. 
Livestreaming technology trial saves lives and police time

Livestreaming technology trial saves lives and police time

A platform that allows members of the public, including 999 callers in the aftermath of a stabbing, to stream live video and share their precise location with police control rooms has been hailed a success following a trial across three forces.
Road rage driver slammed on his brakes and drove in the middle of the road

Road rage driver slammed on his brakes and drove in the middle of the road

A man who put lives at risk by driving dangerously on a busy Cambridgeshire road has been sentenced.
Eagle-eyed member of public helps put drug dealer in jail

Eagle-eyed member of public helps put drug dealer in jail

A concerned eye witness contacted police after spotting a suspected drug deal - and their call has helped put a 35-year-old man behind bars.
PCSO numbers set to be halved in Cambridgeshire to save cash

PCSO numbers set to be halved in Cambridgeshire to save cash

Neighbourhood policing in Cambridgeshire is to be redeveloped, with the loss of PCSOs, community safety officers and nine enquiry offices as part of a £1.7million cost cutting plan for 2021/2022.
Man charged over heroin, cocaine and forced labour offences

Man charged over heroin, cocaine and forced labour offences

Tahir Sheraz, of Peterborough, has been charged with drug offences after his arrest in Cambridge on Sunday, October 18,
Drug dealer jailed after police find heroin worth £200K at property

Drug dealer jailed after police find heroin worth £200K at property

Drug dealer Toby Turner from Peterborough has been sentenced to over five years in prison after police found heroin worth £200,000 at his house in Westwood. 
Peterborough man charged with six offences including officer assault

Peterborough man charged with six offences including officer assault

A Peterborough man has been charged with assaulting a police officer, dangerous driving and criminal damage after being arrested on October 14.
Domestic abuse and barriers facing victims within minority communities

Domestic abuse and barriers facing victims within minority communities

Domestic Violence Services have seen a large increase in demand in Peterborough this year, particularly following the national lockdown. Cambridgeshire Police received more than 600 calls of domestic abuse concerns when lockdown began in March.