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Rugby club raid proves misguided

Players give chase to suspects after dressing room sees property go missing. • Thieves bit off more than they could chew when they raided a rugby team's dressing room. Suspects were spotted making their escape from the dressing room of Edinburgh Academicals and 40 angry players gave chase. The team - Scotland's oldes

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Camera shy suspect's reaction is a picture

Camera shy suspect's reaction is a picture

Face of uninvited houseguest - which makes for an extraordinary photo - is made public by police. • The extraordinary facial expression of a suspect at the scene of a burglary has been made public by a force in the hope that it might help track him down. Having seen the security camera at the house in the Midlands in which he was an uninvi

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Missed TV show provokes prison riot

Missed TV show provokes prison riot

Inmates vent their anger after they are sent to bed early. • A riot broke out inside New York's Rikers Island after prisoners were sent to bed early and missed their favourite TV shows. More than 60 prisoners inside the the notorious jail refused to comply with the newly introduced 9pm curfew. They reportedly refused to return t

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Force's 'birthday surprise' for wanted man

Force's 'birthday surprise' for wanted man

Surrey Police turns the age-old wanted poster on its head and issues a birthday message for a man wanted on recall to prison. • A force has taken to social media to wish happy birthday to a man who has broken his probation terms. Surrey Police took to twitter to post the image of James Hanrahan, also stating that they 'have a present fo

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Ranked: The top 10 fictional detectives

Ranked: The top 10 fictional detectives

As part of Police Oracle.com's 'Ranked' series we've compiled a list of the top ten fictional detectives. • The detective is arguably the policing role that lends itself to film and TV drama. The best fictional officers draw viewers in on a journey of mystery - and often have strong and flawed personalities that make them fascinating characters

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