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Appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in Rugby

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery took place at a store in Rugby.

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Long Itchington benefit cheat ordered to pay back more than £10,000 but avoids jail

A man who claimed benefit payments despite having more than £55,000 in savings has been ordered to pay back the money he was overpayed, but has avoided jail.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Man accused of trying to kill Wolvey car salesman dies in prison

A man accused of trying to kill a Warwickshire car salesman by running him over in a van he had arranged to test drive has died in prison, a judge has heard.

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Rugby man accused of stabbing former partner in a bid to kill her is remanded in custody

A Rugby man accused of stabbing his former partner in a bid to kill her has been remanded in custody until he stands trial in April next year.

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Appeal after woman threatened with weapon in Rugby robbery

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a robbery at a Rugby news agents which saw a member of staff threatened with what is believed to be a bladed weapon.

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Police appeal after gun fired in Southam

Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a gun being fired in Southam last night.

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Firearm and drugs charges for Rugby man after member of the public hears gunshots

A member of the public hearing gunshots on Oxford Street led to a Rugby man being charged with possessing a firearm and possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

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Rugby Lions player cleared of breaking opponent's jaw

A rugby-playing former world clay pigeon shooting champion had been cleared of breaking an opponent’s jaw in an off-the-ball incident during a match.

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Azza Soliman, lawyer, Head of the Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Aid and co-ordinator of the Feminist Coalition

LETTER OF THE DAY: Amnesty International’s ‘Write for Rights’ event

Once again Amnesty International have organised their Write for Rights campaign where anyone can write in support of any of ten people and groups suffering human rights abuses.

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Rugby man arrested after gunshots heard at Oxford Street property

Rugby police arrested a man today, December 1, on suspicion of possession of a firearm after gunshots were heard at an Oxford Street property.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP (middle) speaking to journalists about her visit

Home Secretary Amber Rudd visits Leamington to meet victims of domestic violence and hear concerns over funding

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP visited Leamington today (Thursday November 30) to meet victims of domestic violence and hear their concerns over funding for services in Warwickshire.
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How quickly do Warwickshire Police helicopters respond to incidents?

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by police helicopters.

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Flowers left at the scene where Richard Lilley crashed near Church Lawford.

Father ‘paid a very high price’ when he died in a crash near Church Lawford, hears inquest

A coroner said a father ‘paid a very high price’ when he died in a road traffic collision near Church Lawford after speeding and being two and a half times over the drink driving limit.

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Reports of non-recent sexual offences against children in Warwickshire rise four-fold

Reports of non-recent sexual offences against children in Warwickshire have risen five-fold in four years, according to data obtained by the NSPCC.

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Disruption after laptop and electronic tablets stolen from St Cross Hospital's blood taking unit

Police are appealing for witnesses after a break-in at the Friends Blood Taking Unit at St Cross Hospital saw electrical equipment stolen and staff and patients facing disruption.
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Blood taking unit at Rugby hospital faces disruption after break-in

The Friends Blood Taking Unit at St Cross hospital has been left one cubicle down and having to use a ticket system after a break-in over the weekend.

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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