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One direction for selfish driver not planning on... walking

Drastic 'punishment' after officers seize road hog's vehicle. • A road hog found the going far from easy after being stopped by traffic cops. And the driver ended up with the prospect of a 70-mile walk after Derbyshire Constabulary seized his car. He was left with finding his own way back to Bradford when he ran out of

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Watch PC's udderly amusing failure to move cow back to its field

Watch PC's udderly amusing failure to move cow back to its field

PC Ross may need to work on his herding technique. • This is the moment a constable realises his efforts to mooooo-ve a cow back to its field are in vain. The Police Scotland officer, named only as “PC Ross”, can first be seen pointing the animal back to where it belongs. But he soon has to take evasive action as t

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Thomas the yanked engine goes missing

Thomas the yanked engine goes missing

How does someone steal a 40-foot prom train in broad daylight without anyone noticing?. • It’s already been dubbed the ‘Next Great Train Robbery’ – with all the accompanying gags about an investigation that’s quickly running out of steam. But the facts are Suffolk Constabulary may well be tackling its bigges

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Officers become top of the boppers with thin blue line dance

Officers become top of the boppers with thin blue line dance

Force's Zumba number shows carnival-goers a lesson in community engagement. • Six officers couldn’t resist bopping on the beat as they enthused ‘Lord, don’t stop the carnival’. Zumba instructor Lisa Malesa thought they'd come mob handed to tell her she'd parked in the wrong place. But the reality wa

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Suspect caught after officer chases him with own bike

Suspect caught after officer chases him with own bike

A successful escape was not on the cards for blundering crook. • A slow-witted crime suspect who abandoned his pushbike was arrested after a police officer used it to chase him down. The unnamed officer was praised by colleagues on Twitter after a West Midlands Police response team posted a video of the arrest in Birmingham

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