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Homeless man jailed after failing to start unpaid work

Homeless man jailed after failing to start unpaid work

A homeless Peterborough man has been jailed for three months after triggering his suspended sentence.
'Victims of sexual assault will be believed' says Detective Inspector Singh

'Victims of sexual assault will be believed' says Detective Inspector Singh

In Peterborough, 3.5% of the sexual offences reported from January to September 2020 resulted in a charge, a drop from the 6.5% from January to December 2019.
Peterborough sex offender jailed for third time in 18 months

Peterborough sex offender jailed for third time in 18 months

Stuart Merry, a registered sex offender from Peterborough, has been jailed for the third time in 18 months. 
Peterborough drug dealer among offenders jailed for 100 years in 2020

Peterborough drug dealer among offenders jailed for 100 years in 2020

A Peterborough drug dealer who hid guns in his garden was among offenders jailed for more than 100 years in 2020, following operations led by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU). 
Peterborough man who breached restraining order wanted to be with family for Christmas

Peterborough man who breached restraining order wanted to be with family for Christmas

A Wittering man has been jailed after breaching a restraining order for a second time.
Man, 22, in court charged with woman's kidnap and firearm offences

Man, 22, in court charged with woman's kidnap and firearm offences

Kashon Browne, 22, was arrested in Earls Close, Fletton, on Monday afternoon, December 21, following reports of a kidnap and firearms offences. 
Jail for the bathing burglar who targeted the elderly

Jail for the bathing burglar who targeted the elderly

John Boothby has been jailed for targeting elderly victims and using their bathrooms before making off with their possessions. 
Police to host Q&A with sexual assault survivor

Police to host Q&A with sexual assault survivor

Cambridgeshire Constabulary are set to host a live Q&A on Wednesday, December 23 at 6pm, featuring a panel of experts to discuss the topic of serious sexual offences (SSO) and will be joined by a survivor. 
Paramedic denies sexually assaulting patient in the back of ambulance

Paramedic denies sexually assaulting patient in the back of ambulance

Andrew Wheeler,  a paramedic has denied sexually assaulting a patient in the back of his ambulance, telling jurors that he may have made a smutty remark to "lighten the mood".
Shoplifter sentenced for ninth time following arrest at Queensgate

Shoplifter sentenced for ninth time following arrest at Queensgate

Georgina Young, a repeated offender has been jailed for stealing from shops across Peterborough.