Peterborough man to stand trial over rape and kidnap allegations

A Peterborough man will stand trial over rape and kidnap allegations.

Scenes of crime officers working at an address in Orton Goldhay in Peterborough after reports of a kidnapping  , Orton Goldhay, Peterborough Friday 17 November 2017.  Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Men appear in court charged with conspiracy to kidnap in Peterborough

Two men have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to kidnap in Peterborough.


UPDATE: Forensics officers in Orton Goldhay after kidnapping report

Scenes of crime officers are currently continuing work at an address in Orton Goldhay in Peterborough after reports of a kidnapping.

Crime news

No answer for Peterborough’s high crime figures, councillors told

A meeting to discuss crime figures in Peterborough left city councillors unclear as to why the number of offences has risen dramatically.

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A police van parked at the scene of the raid in Paston yesterday

Three men charged with conspiracy to kidnap after armed police raid in Peterborough

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to kidnap following a raid by armed police at an address in Peterborough.
A scene from the site of the shooting at the Greenfields travellers site in Braybrooke. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter.

Peterborough and Cambridgeshire men in court after teenage boy was shot, leaving him with life-changing injuries

Men from Peterborough and Cambridgeshire have appeared in court as part of a 12 strong gang charged with crimes ranging from conspiracy to supply cocaine, causing grievous bodily harm and attempted murder.

Heartbreak after defenceless puppy dies in the cold after being abandoned in Peterborough

A defenceless puppy died in the cold after being abandoned outside a Peterborough address.

The number of historic sex abuse reports have soared in Cambridgeshire

Peterborough centre helps abuse victims as number of historic sex abuse cases in Cambridgeshire soars

More than 100 victims of child sex abuse have been helped by the NSPCC in Peterborough after it was revealed the number of non-recent offences investigated by Cambridgeshire police had risen from four to 300 in the space of a year.


Warning after Peterborough pensioner tricked by fraudsters pretending to be Inland Revenue staff

Residents are being warned about a scam after an elderly Peterborough man was tricked into spending £900.

The scene of the arson

Investigation launched after arson attack in Peterborough

Fire crews are investigating an arson in Paston, Peterborough.

Court news

Former parish clerk guilty of fraud

A former clerk of Yaxley Parish Council has been convicted of an 18-month fraud.

Police at the address in Lethbridge Road in Paston today

Armed police incident in Peterborough 'an isolated incident and not terror-related' police confirm

Four people have been arrested after armed police raided a home in Peterborough today.

The scene of the crash following the police pursuit

Driver arrested after crashing car following pursuit through Peterborough and failing to flee on foot

A driver is in custody today after failing to stop for police in Peterborough and attempting to flee on foot following a pursuit.

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Vandalism spree hits Peterborough village

Vandals broke into a village hall near Peterborough in a night time spree which also saw damage caused at an empty pub.

A photo of some of the seized cigarettes from Peterborough City Council

10,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized from Peterborough city centre business

Trading standards and police have seized approximately 10,000 counterfeit cigarettes from a business in Peterborough city centre.

The scene of this morning's raid in Lethbridge Road, Peterborough.

Armed police attempt negotiations before raiding Peterborough property

Four people have been arrested after armed police raided a home in Peterborough this morning.
Just one of the uninsured drivers stopped in Peterborough this week - Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

SNAPPED & SHAMED: The uninsured drivers stopped by police in Peterborough and surrounding area in past week

Police are continuing to crackdown on uninsured drivers in Cambridgeshire, photographing and shaming nine in the past week in the Peterborough area, days after the city was named a blackspot for the offence.
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Jail for cricket coach from Oundle who groomed girls online after being caught in web sting

A youth cricket coach from Oundle who groomed girls online – engaging them in highly sexualised chats and coercing them into performing sex acts – has been jailed after being caught in a covert sting run by West Midlands Police.

Crown Court news

Peterborough resident jailed as part of organised gang which defrauded John Lewis out of over £300K

A man from Peterborough who was part of an organised gang who manipulated receipts from John Lewis has appeared at crown court for sentencing.

VIDEO: CCTV footage released after robbers storm into Peterborough shop with gun and machete

CCTV footage has been released following an armed robbery at a shop in Peterborough.

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