Littleport Man is Awarded a Commendation For His Role In Kidnapping Case

ADRIAN Peachey of Littleport has won a Metropolitan Police Service commendation for his part in resolving an international kidnapping case. Mr Peachey, 38, has worked in the security/police arena for the last 18 years, during which time he has been place

ADRIAN Peachey of Littleport has won a Metropolitan Police Service commendation for his part in resolving an international kidnapping case.

Mr Peachey, 38, has worked in the security/police arena for the last 18 years, during which time he has been placed in a number of difficult and life threatening situations. This is the third commendation he has received. He said: "It's all in a day's work. I love my job and I love to help people."

Mr Peachey is a former RAF police officer who has served both and home and abroad and now works in London.

He received his first commendation in 2003 for his assistance in dealing with a road traffic incident until the arrival of his officers.

His second commendation, in 2006, was in recognition of his quick thinking and brave actions while on duty as a parks' officer in Islington when he and a colleague tackled and detained a man who had just attempted to shoot two police officers.

In this, his latest commendation he received his award for the initial investigation and the clear concise communication which led to the arrest of three suspects for an international kidnapping of a seven year-old girl. Due to the actions of Mr Peachey and colleagues during the initial investigation, the girl was found and three suspects arrested within 20 minutes of the initial call.

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Pic cap: Our photograph shows Mr Peachey, right, receiving his commendation.

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