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SOMERSHAM — A 24-year-old man was left shaken after someone lit fireworks and placed them through the mailslot of his home on Oct. 9, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.

The incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the Trundel area of this small town near Huntingdon. No one was injured when the fireworks exploded.

Police Constable Karaline Cox said that fireworks are not toys and when used in this way could be lethal, the release stated.

Anyone with information should contact Cox at the St. Ives police station at 0845 456 4564 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, at 0800 555 111.

Girl, 6, seriously hurt in hit-and-runWISBECH — Police are looking for witnesses and information following a hit-and-run incident that left a child with serious injuries, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.

Just before 5 p.m. on Oct. 15, officers responded to calls of a hit-and-run incident along Waterlees Road in Wisbech, about 25 miles east of Peterborough, the release stated.

When police arrived, they discovered a 6-year-old girl with serious injuries. It is believed the girl, who is from the Wisbech area, was riding a bicycle at the time of the incident, the release stated.

The driver of the vehicle, believed to be a red Vauxhall Astra, failed to stop.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wisbech police station at 0845 456 4564, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, at 0800 555 111.

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