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Two teenagers skulls dug up and stolen from graveyard. 

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TWO skulls have been taken from a cemetery grave in what police believe is connected to a feud among travelling families.
Durham Constabulary officers were called to the cemetery on Bridge Street in Metal Bridge near Ferryhill at around 11.45am on Saturday, November 21 following a report that a grave had been disturbed and a headstone damaged.

It is believed that the damage took place overnight on Friday, November 20.

The grave that was damaged belonged to two men who were both aged 16 when they died; Levi George Price, who died in 2001 and Gareth Price, who died in 2005.

Following forensic examinations over the weekend it has been established that the skulls of both bodies have been removed.

Detective Superintendent Adrian Green said: “This is a sickening incident which has understandably upset many people.

“We believe that the damage to the graves is part of an ongoing feud between members of travelling families.

“This has taken things too far. It is depraved and goes against the religious and cultural beliefs of decent people.

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“What I’d like to say to the community is this feud has to stop and we need anyone with information about this incident or the wider feud to contact us.

“You can call police, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously, and be assured we will treat any information you pass to us with complete confidentiality.

“I would also like to reassure local people that we will be running regular police patrols in key areas to deal robustly with any further disturbances. The incidents to date have been targeted and do not involve the wider community directly.”

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact officers on 101 quoting log number 0217 of 21st November or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Two police officers in critical condition after being hit by a car

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Two Met Police Officers are in a critical condition after being struck by a car as they returned to their vehicle.

The police constables are based at Brent Borough in North West London were returning to their marked police car on the A406 North Circular Road near Brent Park, Neasden, at around 3.40am on Sunday, when the collision occurred.

Police have arrested three people including the driver.

Sadly the officers one male and one female are in a critical condition in hospital with loved ones by their beds.

The male officer suffered serious injuries, while female officer sustained a number of fractures. Her condition is described as serious but stable.

Officers have arrested a man in his 50s on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to provide a specimen of breath.

He has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody.

Police placed a cordon at the scene which has now been lifted.

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Six dead after six-vehicle crash in Birmingham

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Six people have been killed in a horrific crash in Birmingham just one week before Christmas.

Another person is fighting for their life the crash involving three cars including a taxi in Edgbaston, Birmingham occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Witnesses have described how they saw a number of people ejected from their vehicles during the incident resulting in utter devastation and carnage.

The crash happened at about 1.10am at the entrance to the underpass on Lee Bank Middleway, near Edgbaston, at the junction of Bristol Road.

The driver of a black cab died at the scene along with a female passenger, a male passenger died later in hospital.

Four men in a car were all thrown from their vehicle and three of them died at the scene of the crash. The fourth is in a critical condition.

Any witnesses to the crash have been asked to contact West Midlands Police on 101.

Our thoughts are with all of those emergency workers who responded to this truly traumatic incident and the family and the friends those who have sadly died in this incident.

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Nine-year-old boy locked in safe during game of hide and seek

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A Nine-year-old boy became trapped in a safe during a game of hide and seek at his grandfathers home in Berlin.

He had to be rescued by firefighters after he hid inside the sade. He was playing with his little brother at home in Lichterfelde, Berlin.

Believing he has found the perfect hiding place the boy went inside the unused safe and closed the door locking himself in.

The boy was playing with his little brother at the home in Lichterfelde, Berlin, when he found the ultimate hiding place.

His hiding place was eventually found but his grandfather was the only person who knew the code for the safe and he was away.

They could not get in contact with him and called for help from the local fire brigade.

They tested family birthdays for three hours in the hope they’d crack the code while pumping oxygen into the safe via a tiny crack.

As a specialist team arrived who was able to cut the safe open they managed to enter a successful six-digit code.

Firefighters say the child remained calm throughout the ordeal and was shocked but unharmed.

Berlin firefighter Thomas Kirstein said it was a happy ending and super early Christmas present.

Hopefully, he won’t be hiding in there again and in future, they’ll be keeping the door shut because this incident could have been very different.

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