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How to avoid credit card fraud this Christmas

It’s an unfortunate fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense.

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Police presence will increase over the Christmas period

Police to beef up presence over Christmas in Warwickshire

More police will be on Warwickshire's streets to crack down on troublemakers over the Christmas period.

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A family photo of the Maclellan family.

Warwick family left devastated after jewellery theft

A Warwick family that has dedicated their year to fundraising money to help their son have been left devastated after they were burgled.

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Warwickshire Police warn drivers not to leave cars running while defrosting after a car was stolen

Warwickshire Police warn drivers not to leave cars running while defrosting after a car was stolen

Warwickshire Police is urging drivers not to leave their car unattended with the engine running as it defrosts.

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The Justice Centre in Leamington, home to Warwick Crown Court

Weekly Warwickshire Magistrates Court round-up

The following cases have been dealt with at Warwickshire Magistrates Court in 
Leamington.

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The girl was approached on Dudley Road

UPDATE: Police release description of driver who tried to abduct Kenilworth schoolgirl

Police have issued a description of a man who tried to abduct a Kenilworth schoolgirl on her way home this week.
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HMP Onley.

REVEALED: What inmates in HMP Onley will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Prison bosses have revealed the menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas.
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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police appeal for witnesses after armed robbery at Tesco in Lillington

Armed robbers carrying knives threatened staff at the Tesco Express in Lillington last night (Tuesday).

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Appeal for information after attempted theft in Leamington

Appeal for information after attempted theft in Leamington

Police are appealing for information following an attempted theft from a vehicle in Leamington.

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File photo dated 16/4/2008 of the famous statue of "Lady Justice" by the British sculptor, Frederick William Pomeroy, which stands on the dome of the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey. Children giving evidence in court in sexual abuse cases need to be given more support, with many suffering from stress ahead of a trial, the NSPCC has said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday October 5, 2013. The children's charity warned some cases are collapsing because not enough is done to help vulnerable witnesses, the BBC reported. See PA story CRIME Children. Photo credit should read: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire SUS-170112-120259001

Elderly sex offender was caught attempting to meet child in Leamington

A south Warwickshire man who was already on the sex offenders’ register for indecent assaults on a young girl offered to pay a 14-year-old schoolgirl to meet him for sex.

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The burglary was foiled by the family dog

Kenilworth dog comes to the rescue after biting would-be burglar

A loyal Kenilworth dog came to the rescue of its owners after it sunk its teeth into a burglar who was trying to break into the family home.
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Warwickshire Police ‘requires improvement’ in new report

Warwickshire Police ‘requires improvement’ in new report

Warwickshire Police has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ in regards to police legitimacy.

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Arsalan Abdulbakht

Leamington shopkeeper jailed after being caught twice storing illegal cigarettes and tobacco

Just two days after trading standards officers had raided his store, a Leamington shopkeeper who had been selling illegal cigarettes to children rented a self-storage unit in Coventry.

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Kayes Miah

Warwick restaurant infested with rats leads to food business ban for owner

The owner of a Warwick restaurant where rat and mouse infestations put the health of customers at risk has been banned from taking part in running any food business.

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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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Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP talking to journalists during her visit to Warwickshire Justice Centre

Home Secretary Amber Rudd responds to Kenilworth Town Council's concerns over police funding

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP has responded to Kenilworth Town Council’s concerns over a lack of police presence in the town.
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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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Nationwide in Warwick Road, Kenilworth. Copyright: Google Street View

UPDATE: Witnesses needed after cashpoint blown up in Kenilworth

Witnesses are needed after a cashpoint in Kenilworth was blown up by would-be thieves in the early hours of this morning (Monday December 4).
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Vjekoslav Dvorak

Music teacher who taught in Leamington found not guilty in sexual assault charges

A judge has criticised the Crown Prosecution Service for its decision to prosecute an ‘inspirational and dedicated teacher’ after his nightmare of facing child abuse charges finally ended.

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