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'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

The number of cats stolen in the UK jumped by 40% in two years, a new study has revealed.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Pensioner denies assault

A Burnley pensioner is awaiting trial, accused of attacking a man in the town.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

eBay fraudster left student struggling for money

An eBay fraudster who claimed several victims left a student struggling for money in a laptop and iPhone scam, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Teen who sparked police chase facing jail

A teen driver who sparked a police chase after speeding off while an officer had his hand in his car, crashed into a parked police van.
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Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers

Armed police to wear head cameras

Firearms officers working in the capital will be given head-mounted cameras to boost transparency, more than three years after the plans were first mooted.

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A man was arrested after walking into a store in Burnley with a knife.

Man arrested after walking into store with a knife

A man was arrested this morning after walking into Burnley Asda's George store with a knife.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Window smashed in revenge attack

A convicted arsonist hurled a lump hammer through the window of his father’s next-door-neighbour in revenge, because he believed the victim had subjected his dad to abuse, a court heard.

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Police have thanked the public for its help

Missing man found

A 77-year-old man missing from a care home has been found safe and well.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Motorist who claimed car was stolen caught out by his own saliva

A 60-year-old man who crashed his car after falling asleep reported it stolen - but was caught out by his saliva on the airbag, a court heard.

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Melvyn Dillon

Concerns grow for missing man

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a man missing from a care home in Burnley.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drug addict stole 13 steaks from M&S

A shoplifter with 120 offences behind her went stealing again to fund her £280-a-week drug addiction, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Shoplifter caught twice in eight days

A prolific shoplifter has been in court for the second time in eight days after another theft to fund her heroin addiction.
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Action Fraud

Royal Mail warn of fake 'missed delivery' cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Connor Watkinson

Man jailed for 15 years for assaults in Burnley

A man has been jailed for three assaults in Burnley, including one which left a woman with a fractured neck.
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Hannover 96 fans storm the home end of the Cricket Field Stand

Police officer and steward hospitalised after Turf Moor crowd trouble

Crowd trouble during Burnley's game against Hannover 96 resulted in a police officer and a steward being taken to hospital.
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Hannover 96 fans at Turf Moor

Police appeal after Turf Moor crowd trouble

Police are appealing for fans with any footage of the crowd trouble at Burnley's pre-season game against Hannover 96 to share it with them.

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Dyche backs police decision

Sean Dyche felt it was the correct decision to halt Burnley's pre-season friendly with Hannover 96 at half-time, after crowd trouble.
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Burnley friendly abandoned after crowd disturbance

Burnley’s final pre-season game against newly-promoted Bundesliga side Hannover 96 has been abandoned on police advice after crowd trouble at Turf Moor.
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