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POLICE APPEAL // WITNESSES TO ALLEYWAY ATTACK SOUGHT

SCUNTHORPE: WITNESSES TO ALLEYWAY ATTACK SOUGHT

Three men have been arrested in connection with the robbery of a 47-year-old man in a Scunthorpe alleyway.

POLICE APPEAL // LOCATE MISSING GIRL AGE 14- FOUND SAFE & WELL

A MISSING Scunthorpe teenager has been found “safe and well”.

14-year-old Shannon Brazier went missing on Tuesday (May 26) and was found in Scunthorpe yesterday (Sunday, May 31).

Humberside Police thanked the public for their help


POLICE APPEAL // ENQUIRIES UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF AMCOTTS HOUSE FIRE

SCUNTHORPE – POLICE ENQUIRIES UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF AMCOTTS HOUSE FIRE.
Humberside Police are investigating a fire which occurred at a property on Middle Lane, Amcotts, Scunthorpe in the early hours of Tuesday 6 January 2015. Continue reading POLICE APPEAL // ENQUIRIES UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF AMCOTTS HOUSE FIRE

UPDATED POLICE APPEAL // TO LOCATE 14 YEAR OLD SCUNTHORPE GIRL SHANNON BRAZIER (FOUND SAFE)

GRIMSBY – MISSING SCUNTHORPE GIRL SHANNON BRAZIER FOUND SAFE AND WELL.
Following an appeal to locate missing Scunthorpe girl Shannon Brazier who was last seen in Grimsby on Friday 2 January 2015, police can now confirm she has today been found safe and well.


POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in locating a missing 14 year old Scunthorpe girl.

Shannon BRAZIER (14) from Scunthorpe was last known to be in Grimsby in the Laceby Acres area at around 1800hrs on Friday 2 January 2014 and as she has not been seen since, police are growing concerned for her welfare due to her age.

Shannon was reported missing to police on Friday 2 January and there are suggestions that she may have travelled to the Bradford area.

Shannon is described as being a 14 year old white girl who is approximately 5ft 7ins tall with brown “messy” hair tied up in a pony tail.  She has a cheek piercing and when last seen was wearing a dark blue parka type jacket with a fur trimmed hood with light blue Puma suede trainers with a red emblem.

Police would like to hear from Shannon or anyone who may have information as to her whereabouts.  Calls should be made to police on 101 quoting log number 554 of Friday 2 January 2015.

Source Ref: http://www.humberside.police.uk/newsmedia/grimsby—appeal-to-locate-14-year-old-scunthorpe-girl-shannon-brazier-missing-from-grimsby

POLICE APPEAL // ELDERLY COUPLE INJURED FOLLOWING BURGLARY

SCUNTHORPE: ELDERLY COUPLE INJURED FOLLOWING BURGLARY
An elderly Scunthorpe couple sustained serious injuries during an aggravated burglary at their home address this evening.

The incident happened at approximately 1720hrs on Elm Grove in the town.

Police were alerted by a member of the public who reported seeing a man run from the house of the couple, get into a white van and make off.

Officers attended the address and discovered the man and woman, both aged in their late 80s to early 90s, with serious injuries.

It is believed they were assaulted by the man who was attempting to burgle them. At this time it is not known whether anything was stolen.

The suspect has been described as a white man, aged in his late 30s, 5ft 2ins tall, stocky build and wearing a hooded top and jeans.

The injured man and woman were taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital where they remain at this time and are both said to be in a critical condition.

The address on Elm Grove has been cordoned off and crime scene investigators are conducting an examination of the property. Meanwhile house to house inquiries have been carried out in the area in an effort to locate witnesses.

Police are seeking help from the public to identify the whereabouts of the white van believed to have been used in the burglary. It is described as a white caddy style van and it left the scene heading in the direction of Collum Avenue.

Detective Inspector Jon Cross said: “This was a vicious attack on two elderly and vulnerable members of the community in their own home. At this stage they are receiving treatment in hospital for their injuries and they are both in a critical condition.

“Our investigations are ongoing and we are keen to locate the white caddy style van seen leaving the address at approximately 1720hrs today. I would urge anyone who thinks they may have seen the van at any point either prior to, or after the incident was reported, to contact us.”

Anyone with any information at all that may assist the police is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 referring to log 457 of 23 December, or alternatively ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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POLICE APPEAL//FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION ON M180

M180 – APPEAL FOLLOWING FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION ON M180 WETBOUND

Humberside Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M180 westbound between junction 4 and 3 at 0844hrs on Saturday 13 December 2014.

A black coloured Vauxhall Meriva left the carriageway and mounted the embankment before rolling over and coming to a rest on the nearside hard shoulder.
A 2-year-old boy who was a rear seat passenger of the car sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car a 28-year-old man, the front seat passenger a 22-year-old woman and a second back seat passenger a 3-year-old boy were all taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Any witnesses to the road traffic collision are urged to call Humberside Police on 101 quoting log 186 of Saturday 13 December 2014.

POLICE APPEAL// FOLLOWING SERIOUS ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION

SCUNTHORPE – SERIOUS ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION, A18, DONCASTER RD, GUNNESS, APPEAL FOR INFORMATION.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision which happened shortly after 2000hrs on Sunday 7 December 2014.

One man was seriously injured in the collision when the black Vauxhall Corsa he was driving along the A18, Doncaster Road, Gunness towards Scunthorpe left the road.

A woman who was a front seat passenger also sustained minor injuries in the collision.

The injured driver was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital where he currently remains.

Police are investigating the circumstances which caused the vehicle to leave the road and are particularly interested in tracing the driver of a light coloured vehicle travelling in the same direction as the Vauxhall Corsa before the collision.

Anyone who has any information in connection with this collision is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 512 of 7 December 2014.

Source:http://www.humberside.police.uk/newsmedia/scunthorpe—serious-road-traffic-collision-a18-doncaster-rd-gunness-appeal-for-information

POLICE APPEAL // FOR INFORMATION FOLLOWING BURGLARY

SCUNTHORPE – APPEAL FOR INFORMATION FOLLOWING BURGLARY ON CHATTERTON CRESCENT.

POLICE are appealing for information in connection with a burglary at a property on Chatterton Crescent, Scunthorpe at around tea time on Tuesday 25 November 2014.

Two men are reported to have broken into the single storey property on Chatterton Crescent at around 1730hrs and taken the elderly victim’s handbag as they searched the property for items of value.

The men were able to steal the black handbag and black purse containing a quantity of cash before the victim raised the alarm.

The men are described as both being white, of slim build and aged around 18.  Both men were said to have been wearing beige coloured hoody coats and beige jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Humberside Police on 101 quoting crime reference umber 2082816.  Police are investigating this incident and working with partner agencies to offer support and crime prevention advice to the victim in this case.

Source: http://www.humberside.police.uk/newsmedia/scunthorpe—appeal-for-information-following-burglary-on-chatterton-crescent

POLICE APPEAL // TO LOCATE ELDERLY WOMAN

SCUNTHORPE – POLICE APPEAL TO LOCATE ELDERLY WOMAN KATHLEEN PRESTON MISSING FROM EAST BUTTERWICK.

Police in Humberside are involved in searches to locate a missing woman from the East Butterwick area of Scunthorpe.Missing Person

Kathleen Preston (82) of High Street, East Butterwick was last seen at 2200hrs on Saturday 8 November 2014 at her home address by a family member as she retired for the evening.

Kathleen was noted as being missing from home at 0700hrs the following morning when family members were unable to locate her.

Kathleen is described as a white woman, of thin build and 5ft tall. She has blue eyes, short hair and a pale complexion and was last seen wearing a peach coloured floral nightgown.

Kathleen is vulnerable due to her age and state of health and that she is believed to be inappropriately dressed for the time of year.

Local enquiries and searches are taking place in the area to locate Kathleen and anyone who may have information in connection with her whereabouts is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 197 of 9 November 2014.
Trusted source: http://www.humberside.police.uk/newsmedia/scunthorpe—police-appeal-to-locate-elderly-woman-kathleen-preston-missing-from-east-butterwick

POLICE APPEAL: FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING ROBBERY ON QUEENSWAY

SCUNTHORPE – WITNESS APPEAL FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING ROBBERY ON QUEENSWAY.

POLICE are appealing for information following an incident on Queensway near to the junction with Dudley Road, Scunthorpe in the early morning of Monday 13 October 2014.

A woman who was walking to work along Queensway around 0530hrs on Monday 13 October was approached by a man who attempted to pull a rucksack from her back.

After several unsuccessful attempts, the woman was pushed to the floor by the man as he quickly made off towards the Ashby area.

The woman was not injured and had nothing stolen but was understandably alarmed by the experience.

The man is described as being white, aged between 18 and 22 of thin build and around 5ft 8ins tall

Police are appealing for any information in connection with this incident and ask anyone who knows anything to call 101 quoting crime reference number BG/2073933.

Trusted source: http://www.humberside.police.uk/newsmedia/scunthorpe—witness-appeal-following-early-morning-robbery-on-queensway