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Cheshire police enlist Santa to discover whose been naughty

From stockings to suspended sentences, Saint Nic is helping Cheshire Police track down offenders. • Cheshire Constabulary is hoping a ‘naughty list’ compiled by Father Christmas will help catch 'crims at crimbo' this year. The force has signed up the world’s most famous jolly fat man to deliver a series of Christma

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Is that a tow bar officer - or are you just pleased to see me?

Is that a tow bar officer - or are you just pleased to see me?

Online clip shows off amusing BMW police vehicle gadget. • Policing is full of gadgetry these days but the towbar on the BMW X5 rises above the rest. The fully automated concealed towbar can be deployed at the push of a button, much to the amusement of the online policing community. A Twitter post from Devon and Cornwall firearms

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Struth! Arrested woman hands over baby koala she was hiding in her bag

Struth! Arrested woman hands over baby koala she was hiding in her bag

Queensland Police describe animal as 'gorgeous boy'. • What is the strangest thing someone has ever told you when you’ve detained them? When a 50-year-old woman was arrested by Queensland Police officers for “outstanding matters” recently, the officers involved got what was surely the most pleasant surprise of their c

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Chinese full-beam 'torture' for inconsiderate road users

Chinese full-beam 'torture' for inconsiderate road users

Motorists who consistently drive with their full-beam lights on are being subjected to a unique punishment. • Police in southern China are forcing road users who dazzle others with their headlights to sit and stare into them on full blast for 60 seconds. Traffic police from Shenzhen province are fining motorists who recklessly use their

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Toddler 'breathalysed' after having a couple of bottles

Toddler 'breathalysed' after having a couple of bottles

The underage driver pulled up to officers attempting to seize a vehicle and was tested after 'driving erratically' in her pink toy car. • A miniature motorist passed a test at the road side despite "having a few bottles" and driving erratically. The “young offender” had swerved up to officers in her pink plastic ca

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