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Woman Trashed Car Before Discovering it Belonged to a Stranger

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Recent reports say a woman trashed what she thought was her boyfriend’s car while drunk and angry, however she discovered afterwards that the car belonged to a stranger.

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Christine Ann Potten tore off the rear windscreen wiper and a door trim and kicked off the driver’s mirror in a 1am wrecking spree.

She stopped when a resident shouted through the window: ‘That’s not your boyfriend’s car’.

She left a trail of blood spots while returning home after cutting herself in the attack on the silver Peugeot 307.

Police were called and she answered the door with her finger dripping with blood and told them: “I’m a naughty girl aren’t I?”

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Anita, 47, said:

She said: “We had to spend the whole holiday driving around with our wing mirror held on by duct tape.

“But if we hadn’t been able to stick it back on it would have been so much worse.

“I’ve never met or spoken to her. She’s not even from round here.

“All I got was a note under my door from the police explaining what had happened.”

Defending, Chris Baddoo told magistrates how Potten had a new partner and had been drinking when she returned to the house in Yeovil, Somerset.

He said: “She thought her partner’s car was outside another address but it was a total mistake and she damaged the vehicle.

“Someone came out and told her it wasn’t her boyfriend’s car and when interviewed she apologized profusely for the mistake.

“She is absolutely gutted about what happened because it was an innocent person’s car she damaged.”

“Obviously she wants to pay compensation but can only pay at a nominal rate,” he added.

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Charity Worker Murdered for His iPhone in London

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A murder investigation has begun following the events of a charity worker stabbed to death by muggers who allegedly targeted the man for his iPhone 7.

Murder

28 year-old Abdul Samad, was stabbed in the heart near his home in Little Venice.

Samad was leaving a friend’s house where he was playing computer games.

He was able to reach the doorstep, however, it was already too late. He collapsed soon after.

He worked for the Dragon Hall Trust, which helps young people improve their computer skills and participate in social, educational and recreational activities.

Two males, aged 17 and 18, were arrested as suspects of murder and are being held in custody.

iPhone?

Speaking to the Evening Standard, Abdul Samad’s brother said:

“He was geeky and loved his computers and that’s why he was helping the young people. I could understand if it was some kind of postcode war but he’s not that type of person, his friends are all geeks.

“He loved helping children. That’s the sort of person he was. This is a young life gone and such a lovely life. He was full of energy and loved the kids he worked with.”

“You’re not going to find a nicer person. It was over a phone, it’s just so senseless.”

He also said that Samad had never been involved in any kind of trouble with the police, and had never done anything wrong.

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Explosion at Swedish Police Station

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The Swedish authorities stated that a powerful explosion near a police station, has made some considerable damage to the building.

Swedish Police Bomb

So far no one has been arrested and there are no injured.

The explosion was not being treated as a terrorist attack, and there are no clues as to who was responsible yet.

“It is fair to believe that this is a consequence of the good police work we do,” police spokesman Patric Heimbrand told a news conference.

“We work in heavy criminal environments and some of them could be irritated. But to those I’d say that we cannot be influenced.”

There was a similar explosion which took place in Malmo on November 30, 2014, however that incident hasn’t been resolved.

Mr Lofven told Sweden’s TT news agency the blast was “extremely serious” and it was “an attack on our democracy”.

“Violence against police must never be accepted,” he was quoted as saying, adding that the fight against serious crime must be intensified “with stricter laws, better tools and increased resources to the police”.

 

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Seven Schoolgirls and Two Women Sexually Harassed in London

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Seven schoolgirls have been sexually assaulted in the same place in London in three months.

Schoolgirls and Women Assaulted

Two women, of 27 and 25, and seven children aged 11 to 13, have been assaulted by a man who tried to get to them before running away.

CCTV recently released footage of a man connected to the attacks.

Superintendent Lee Hill of Greenwich Police said: “These incidents were very frightening for the victims. I am appealing to the public to help identify and locate this man as quickly as possible.

“Although none of the victims have suffered physical injury, the effects of becoming a victim of sexual assault can be lasting and traumatic.

“There is a possibility that these incidents are part of a linked series of attacks as a number of victims have provided very similar descriptions of the attacker – a white man aged between 40 to 50 years old, with short white or blonde hair. This is one line of inquiry detectives are exploring.”

Mr Hill also said: “I am concerned that there may be more victims who have not yet come forward and are not receiving the support that they may need. I would urge any victims who have not yet come forward to contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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