Policeman 'ambushed and executed' in patrol car
A US police officer has been "ambushed and executed" as he sat in his patrol car outside his station in Arkansas. Officer Stephen Carr was attacked by a gunman in the city of Fayetteville on Saturday evening. He was shot in the head at point-blank range.Gunshots were heard behind the police building at 9.42pm. When officers went to investigate, there were more gunshots.The armed suspect confronted officers, who chased him into a nearby alleyway where they shot and killed him.When they returned to the back of the building, they discovered Officer Carr inside his patrol vehicle.
A British tourist was killed and another injured when they were shot during a suspected robbery in Buenos Aires, according to local media. A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are supporting the family of two British men following an incident in Buenos Aires, and are in contact with the local
A British man shot dead during an armed robbery in Buenos Aires is understood to be Matthew Gibbard. Mr Gibbard, 50, was a businessman from Travel safety expert Lloyd Figgins told Sky News: "Crime rates in Argentina are actually rising. Where the murder rate has actually dropped over the
A British man shot dead during an armed robbery in Buenos Aires is understood to be Matthew Gibbard. Mr Gibbard, 50, was a businessman from Northamptonshire.
During the robbery outside a luxury hotel in the Argentinian capital, a second British man - his 28-year-old stepson Stefan Zone - was injured after also being shot.
The tourists were targeted by two men on a motorbike on Saturday morning in an attack caught on CCTV.
Officials said the holidaymakers were shot in a struggle as they attempted to stop the robbers stealing their belongings.
Have-a-go hero tries to stop shop robbery gang as they make their getaway - only to learn they were ACTORS making a film
Actors pretending to rob a store in Dorset were 'chased' by a resident who believed the scenes were real. Producers were filming action scenes in the village for the new indie horror film 'Perran'.As the director shouted 'action' the actors, dressed as robbers, charged into the shop in Winfrith Newburgh, but a resident believed the scenes were real and ran in front of cameras to stop the 'raid'.
A British tourist has been shot dead in front of his son, who was also injured during a suspected robbery in Buenos Aires, according to local media. The two
Armed robbers shoot one British tourist dead and wound a second in armed robbery outside a five-star hotel in Argentina . When the father and son refused to hand over their belongings and tried to fight back the robbers , they were both shot . Mateus was hit in the right armpit before the bit buried in
Both were taken to hospital after the attack near the entrance to the Faena Art Hotel in the Puerto Madero district.
Mr Gibbard had been shot in the chest and later died, while his stepson suffered a thigh injury.
Police believe the motorbike robbers were supported by accomplices in a vehicle and are looking into whether the victims were followed to the hotel from the airport, according to local media reports.
Officers have launched an investigation to find the attackers who fled the scene.
In a statement, the hotel said: "Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is deeply saddened by the incident which took place in the vicinity of the hotel.
Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott has died aged 47
Irish barrister Paul Anthony McDermott has died aged 47A well-known lawyer based in Dublin, McDermott was also a respected commentator on Irish legal issues and a regular writer in the Sunday Times newspaper for over 10 years.
A British tourist was killed and another injured when they were shot during a suspected robbery in Buenos Aires, according to local media. But tourists are warned to be alert to street crime, including armed robberies , and advised to hand over cash and valuables without resistance.
A British tourist has been shot dead and another injured during a suspected robbery in Buenos Aires, according to local media. The two men were reportedly A naval official guards the entrance of the Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina , hours after motorcycle robbers shot one British tourist
"We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is working with the authorities and providing our full support."
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are supporting the family of two British men following an incident in Buenos Aires, and are in contact with the local authorities there."
More than 111,000 British nationals visited Argentina in 2018, according to the Foreign Office, which said most visits are "trouble-free".
But tourists are warned to be alert to street crime, including armed robberies, and advised to hand over cash and valuables without resistance.
Travel safety expert Lloyd Figgins told Sky News: "Crime rates in Argentina are actually rising. Where the murder rate has actually dropped over the last 12 months, 300 more violent crimes have occurred in Argentina in just one year.
"And what we're seeing is that criminals are actually targeting specific things, particularly passports, money and documents that are going to be of value to them."
He added: "It is concerning because criminals are becoming a lot more organised.
"And we're starting to see they are having insiders working for airlines, where they are actually getting the manifest of a particular flight in order they can see who the business class travellers are, where they might be staying, and then targeting their vehicle from the moment they leave the airport, and knowing exactly which hotel they are going to.
"That in itself creates a choke point that makes it very easy for the criminals to target people."
Man (20s) arrested over handbag robbery and assault in Co Cork .
The incident happened on 1 December on Castle Road, Bandon. Shortly after 3am, a woman was walking on Castle Road when she was approached by a male. He stole her handbag, knocked her to the ground and assaulted her. Three men who were in the area at the time happened upon the incident and came to the woman’s assistance. The suspect has been described as being 6′ tall and was wearing black clothing with the word Puma written across his jumper. Gardaí have this morning arrested a man in his 20s in relation to the attack.