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RAF MILDENHALL — Police in Suffolk are warning area residents of a postal scam that could end up costing people 15 pounds.

According to a warning from the Royal Mail Fraud Unit, cards have recently been placed in residents’ mailboxes by a company that calls itself Parcel Delivery Service.

The card states that the company was unable to deliver a package and asks residents to call 09066 611911, which is actually what police call a “premium rate” number. If someone calls the number and hears the recorded message, they will automatically be charged 15 pounds for the call.

Anyone who receives one of these cards should call the Royal Mail Fraud Unit at 0207 239 6655.

Police look into brawl in Bury St. EdmundsBURY ST. EDMUNDS — Police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation of an assault.

A man was treated at West Suffolk Hospital for injuries he sustained in a fight last month that involved up to six suspects, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.

The incident occurred on Lake Avenue shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 30, according to the release. At least two of the suspects fled in a dark-colored hatchback, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Suffolk Constabulary at 01473 613500.

Fight included man wielding meat cleaverCAMBRIDGE — Police are looking into a fight that involved three people, including one man wielding a meat cleaver.

Officers were called to Campkin Road shortly before midnight on Oct. 27 after someone alerted police that three men were fighting, according to a Cambridgeshire Constabulary news release.

One man was treated at an area hospital for stab wounds while another man was arrested, according to the release.

Police are hoping to speak to any witnesses to the incident, officials said. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Cambridgeshire Constabulary at 0845 456 4564.

Three men sought after teen driver assaulted in IpswichIPSWICH — Authorities are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy was threatened with a knife, assaulted and had his car stereo stolen.

The incident occurred on Dickens Road on Nov. 1 about 10 p.m., when the victim was getting into his Citroen Saxo. Three men approached him and climbed into his car, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.

The man in the front seat pulled a knife on the victim and told him to drive. After driving about 20 minutes, the victim stopped and ordered the suspects out of his vehicle, the constabulary said.

The suspects then assaulted the victim and made off with his car stereo.

Anyone who might have information about the crime is urged to contact the Ipswich police station at 01473 613 500.

Norwich man arrested, charged with teen’s slayingNORWICH — A 23-year-old Norwich man faces murder charges in the slaying of another man, authorities said.

Daniel Horner was arrested Oct. 28 and charged two days later with the murder of John Sewell, 18, according to the Norfolk Constabulary.

Sewell suffered a puncture wound to his body after being attacked in Watling Road about 12:20 a.m. Oct. 28. He was rushed to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later, authorities said.


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