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Have some respect: Police warn they’ll arrest anyone who removes shrine for burglar Henry Vincent



The police have warned that they will arrest anyone who removes floral tributes laid in memory of a burglar Henry Vincent forcing the victim of a burglary to see the flowers laid outside his home.

The orders have come for Lewisham Commander Simon Dobinson, with many frontline officers disagreeing with the orders.

Now not only was a 78-year-old burgled by two men he was forced into his kitchen by a burglar armed with a weapon while another man went and searched the house. He managed to over power his attacked and Henry Vincent died.

He was not murdered and it was an act of self defence, and he is a true hero for defending himself and his home in such scary circumstances. He is not a killer he is a victim of crime.

The burglar was killed in an act of self defence protecting him life and home as two burglars raided his home. As tensions start to build and the family of Vincent have warned that they will keep laying and replacing the flowers.

Police Hour would urge the family of Vincent to have some respect and stop laying the flowers outside of the victim of a burglar, Henry Vincent was a wanted criminal and entered the house of this man and forced him into the kitchen he was 78-years-old and was fighting off an attacked.

Cards and flowers have now been torn down four times by angry members of the public who have travelled miles to support 78-year-old Osborn-Brooks who has now had threats made to his life from the thugs friends who want revenge for his death.

The tributes have been put back up for a fifth time and as tensions rise members of the public have been warned if they are taken back down arrests will be made.

Officers are now guarding the tributes and trouble is expected to happen overnight as members of the public anger rises at the lack of support and protection for the victim of a burglar.

A Police Officer with the Met has told Police Hour anonymously that they are ashamed of the advice that the Lewisham Commander Simon Dobinson has issues as officers on the ground believe this is intimidation towards the 78-year-old as that was not the location that this burglar who attempted to rob two pensioners by force at 00.45am in the morning attempted to burgle and attack two pensioners who have now been taken our of their own home.

The Met Police have now released a statement

Chief Superintendent Simon Dobinson, Lewisham Borough commander, said: “I am aware of the concerns that have been raised by residents regarding the floral tributes placed in Hither Green.

“My officers have a responsibility to provide reassurance to local residents so they can go about their daily lives, while also respecting the wishes of family and friends to mark the loss of a loved one.

“They are not there to safeguard or facilitate the laying of floral tributes; we are liaising with the local authority who are considering appropriate management of the floral tributes.

“I do not want anyone to feel intimidated or that they are not being allowed to respond in a dignified way to a tragic death.

“We would urge members of the public to respect the wishes of those who choose to place flowers and other tributes in the area.

“We would also request those placing tributes or visiting the area to behave in a responsible manner so as not to disrupt the local community.

“A small police presence remains in place in and around South Park Crescent to provide reassurance to the public.

“There have been no arrests. Officers will assess any potential criminal offences including any allegations that are made to police, which will be dealt with in a fair and appropriate manner on an individual basis.”

Vincent’s family have now criticised people who took the flowers down calling them scum.

They believe this is the best place for the flowers to be and don’t think they are doing anything wrong.



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TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62



Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z

His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.

No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.

His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

A number of tributes have been left on Twitter

Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.

This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.

Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.



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Girl aged 5 sadly dies after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door in Dorest



Officers investigating an incident where a girl tragically died after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 11.30am today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, HM Coastguard received reports of a child and a woman in distress in the water at Durdle Door in Dorset.

The woman was rescued from the water by a member of the public. A Ministry of Defence military range safety vessel, which was in the area and responded to a Mayday broadcast, recovered the girl from the water.

The five-year-old girl, from Salisbury, was taken by the RNLI Weymouth Lifeboat to Weymouth and transferred by the ambulance service to Dorset County Hospital, where she was sadly pronounced dead.

Detective Inspector Steve May, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the young girl involved at this very difficult time.

“At this time there is nothing to suggest this was anything other than a tragic accident however, with the sudden death of any child we have an obligation to carry out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed how the girl came to be in the water and has not already spoken to police to contact us immediately.

“There were also a number of visitors in the area at the time and I am appealing to anyone who may have filmed or photographed the incident to please get in touch as it may assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 18:127. 



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Police name Steven John Willis following targeted murder



Cleveland Police have this morning named Steven John Willis aged 27 following what is believed to have been a targeted murder.

Steven’s body was found in the road outside of his home in Meadowcroft Road, Normanby.

Locally Steven was also known as Steven Pickering or Picko. There have been floods of tributes on social media.

It is believed Steven was subjected to a violent and targeted attack.

Cleveland Police are currently holding five men in police custody on suspicion of murder.

Police received a 999 reporting a disturbance near Skippers Lane Normanby.

Crime scene investigators are combing the area following the death. Officers responded to the incident just after 10.30pm on April 16th.

It is believed all five men are being held at separate police stations

Local residents have told Police Hour that police have not yet conducted house to house enquires but police remain at the house on the corner of Meadowcroft Road.

The crime scene within the area bas been reduced and now centres around the front garden of Meadowcroft Road and the house in which Steven lived within.

The area in which the incident happened is a very quiet area.

Cleveland Police progressed the investigation very quickly initially announcing three arrests had been made all men aged 20, 22 and 31 all being held on suspicion or murder.

Later it was announced a fourth arrest had been made of a man aged 21.

A fifth arrest of another 21-year-old man was then made late on Tuesday evening.

All five men currently remain in police custody for questioning.

Cleveland Police have not released details surrounding the incident that unfolded however two people aged 17 and 44 are being treated at James Cook Hospital they are in a non-life threatening stable condition.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Cleveland Police on 101.



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