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Stephen Brookes dies following #NecNominate

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Police have named named Stephen Brooks following taking part in the social media drinking game NecNomiate.

Stephen body was discovered in the early hours of Sunday morning after taking part in NecNomiate.

His family have released the following statement “Stephen grew up in Rumney and attending Rumney High School. He was well known for his outgoing personality, his friendship and generosity. Everyone knew of Stephen’s great sense of humour, he was always winding people up “what’s that on your leg”.

“Stephen was extremely close to his brother Paul (Roy) who he loved dearly. Even when they decided to leave home they moved opposite each other. Paul and Gemma were always a great support.

“Stephen enjoyed playing dominoes with his dad and brother. He was always up to date with the latest fashion and was well known for his NIKE TN trainers. He enjoyed socialising with his friends but also enjoyed staying in with a take-away and had a great love of crisps.

“When he was younger he enjoyed participating in sports and was part of the baseball, football, cricket, hockey and rugby teams.

“Stephen had a massive heart and he loved all his family dearly and would do anything for them, his grandparents, siblings, uncles, aunties, cousins and all of his friends.

“We would like to say thank you for all the support that we have received. The cards and flowers are all beautiful and we are overwhelmed by all the beautiful messages on Facebook.

“As his parents we are heartbroken by this sad tragedy and the loss of our son who we loved so dearly. We will miss his cheeky smile.

“We hope that nobody else had to experience this.”

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RAF Mildenhall incident is not terror related

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Police investigating an incident at RAF Mildenhall can confirm that the incident is not being treated as terrorism.

A 44 year old British man was initially arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass.

The male, who sustained cuts and bruises in the incident, has been taken into custody. Police are not looking for anyone else on the site in relation to the incident.

There is no wider threat to the public or occupants on the base and no other people have been injured as a result of the incident.

The incident remains a police investigation at this time and enquiries are on-going and police are receiving support from other law enforcement agencies.

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Police Hour readers raise £6k in memory of PC James Dixon who sadly died on duty

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Police Hour readers have raised over £6K in the memory of PC James Dixon who tragically died on duty on December 5th, 2017.

Despite money being tight around this time of the year the Police Hour community has pulled together and raised over £6,000 to support the family of Police Constable James Dixon.

The funds raised will be transferred to the Thames Valley Police Federation once the fundraiser is complete.

James Dixon a road policing officer based at Loddon Valley police station, near Reading, was riding his police motorcycle when he was sadly killed.

We’d like to thank our readers for helping us raise this money that will go a long way to support the family and especially sam his wife and their baby who is on the way.

This money will be used to support Sam his wife and their unborn baby to ensure they are supported.

Police Hour wants to be able to support the families and with the help of our readers, that has been made possible.

Thank you to everyone who has donated and even those who can’t spare any money but helped share the appeal.

If you’d like to help support and raise funds for PC James Dixon please click here to donate. 

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Shots fired as ‘car rams gate’ at US Air Force base in Suffolk

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It has been confirmed that shots have been fired after a car rammed the gates of a US Air Force base in Suffolk.

A man attempted to drive his car to force the vehicle into the barriers at the entrance to the RAF Mildenhall near Bury Sy Edmunds at 1pm on Monday.

Suffolk Police have confirmed that American Service personnel fired shots during the incident and now the site is now placed on lockdown.

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that one person has been arrested.

It is believed that a car tried to ram the gates and the base has been placed on lockdown.

Police have asked members of the public to avoid the area for the time being.

Police have released a statement only to confirm they are dealing with an incident

“The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that one person has been arrested.

“It’s been reported that a car tried to ram the gates and the base has been placed on lockdown.

“Police have asked members of the public to avoid the area for the time being.”

Police released a further statement just after 1530 confirming they believed there was no wider threat.

“Police are continuing to deal with an ongoing incident at RAF Mildenhall, it is considered that there is no wider threat to the public or occupants on the base.

“One man has been arrested and police are not looking for anyone else on the site”.

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