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19 year old jailed for 10 years for armed robbery

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A 19 year old from Wigton has been sentenced today (10th January 2014) to 10 years for two counts of armed robbery, possession of a firearm with intent and dangerous driving.

Conner Newall, of no fixed address, was sentenced today at Carlisle Crown Court.

The offences occurred on the 8th November 2013, resulting in high speed pursuit across west Cumbria.

At around 1pm police received a report of a robbery of a car where a woman, 51 years old from Wigton, was sat in her parked car when Newall approached the car and threatened her with a gun. She gave him her phone and car keys. She was unharmed, though shaken by the incident.

Armed police were deployed to area and a search began for the vehicle, a dark blue Corsa, and the offender, who left the area via High Street.

At approximately 2:20pm a further robbery took place at Kirkbride Post Office, where a female staff member was threatened by Newall, who was brandishing a firearm and wearing a balaclava. Over £1,200 was stolen, and Newall made off towards Wigton in the Corsa. Again although no one was physically hurt they were extremely distressed as a result of this incident.

Police located the vehicle heading towards Abbeytown, where it was pursued at high speeds along the B5300 through Allonby, towards Maryport. It was forced to stop near Prospect on the A596.

Armed officers and the National Police Air Service (NPAS) assisted in the search for Newall.

Speaking after the sentencing DCI Mike Brown said:

“I am pleased that Newall is facing prison after his dangerous actions. Newall not only caused huge distress to the women he threatened with a gun, but could have seriously hurt or killed someone through his reckless driving.

“Thankfully no one was hurt during the incident, and today Newall faces the consequences of his actions.

“The victims in this case and the wider public provided the information that enabled the police to bring this matter to a fairly swift conclusion, without anyone getting hurt not least the defendant.

“The back story to this case is that this was all driven by the defendant’s involvement in drugs, and the debts he had accrued as a consequence. This, yet again, highlights how drugs can have such a devastating effect on people’s lives.

“Indirectly drugs have led to decent people becoming victims of serious crime, not to mention the untold long-term psychological effects that these events may have on them. In addition the family of this lad will also suffer as a result of his decision to get involved in drugs and this should yet again serve as a significant warning to others. If you get involved with drugs this can be the end result. Here is a young man that will be wasting a significant part of his life behind bars.”

Chief Superintendent Steve Johnson added:

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the officers involved in the incident for such a quick resolution to a potentially dangerous situation. The incident was handled professionally and effectively, and was a great example of how our officers work to protect our communities and to mitigate the risks presented by criminals in Cumbria.”

Anyone with any concerns around firearms please call Cumbria Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency always call 999.

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Ed Sheeran rushed to hospital after being knocked off bike in London

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Ed Sheeran has been to rushed to hospital after being knocked off his bike in London.

It is believed the singer has suffered a broken arm after he collided with a car in the capital city.

Ed took to Instagram ‘I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news. Ed x’

Ed shared this with a picture of his guitar arm in a plaster cast and his other arm in a sling.

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DEAD: Sally Jones Britain’s Most Wanted Woman and Islamic State Recruiter Killed

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The White Widow Sally Jones has been Killed in a US Drone Strike, Jones who had planned many terror attacks fled the UK to become a IS Recruiter.

She was Britain’s Most Wanted Woman. It is believed she died in a US Air Force Drone Strike which happened near to the border of Syria and Iraq.

Jones was killed in June 2017, with the news kept hush because of fears that her 12-year-old son may have also been killed.

Jones left her home in Chatham, Kent in 2013 with her son Jojo to join Islamic State in Syria. During this time she often used her son as a human shield to save her own life.

The CIA and MI6 spent months tracking down Jones before they launched a Drone Strike and killed her.

She played a key role in the recruitment of young females becoming jihadis often leaving their families in the middle of the night to head out and join the Islamic State.

Despite the claims that Jones is dead, the US cannot 100 percent be sure she is dead, as they made no attempt to recover any DNA, But they are very confident that she is dead.

Drone Strikes are very clever in the way they work as they are able to follow targets for a number of weeks before launching a missile attack without any civilians being killed.

However, they cannot confirm if 12-year-old brainwashed Jojo has been killed also, something which the Americans could face a backlash over.

Jojo was brainwashed he faced years of forced lessons in radical Islam & firearms training. He recently featured within an IS execution video standing behind a row of prisoners who was kneeling on the floor before pulling the trigger and murdering them.

Jones converted to Islam and was nicknamed the White Widow after her Islamic State husband Junaid Hussain was killed by a drone in 2015.

Hussain aged 21 and from Birmingham brainwashed Jones to such a degree she became head of recruitment for young women and schoolgirls within the Islamic State.

Jones & Hussain planned many attacks across Europe and America and is believed to have been a key recruiter and brainwasher of many wanting to join the Islamic State.

Jones was linked to the planning of a number of major terror attacks including one which planned to blow up the Queen and Prince Philip on the streets of London during the VJ celebrations.

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wanted for fraud offences after bank card that was used fraudulently

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Police are appealing for help to speak to a man in connection with a case of fraud In Ipswich.

Amongst items stolen in a burglary that occurred overnight on 18 July on Severn Road in the town was a bank card that was used fraudulently for a number of payments the following day.

CCTV enquiries have resulted in one store in the town providing officers with footage of a male they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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