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Police concern for welfare of missing Cambridge man

Robert McGachen Credit: Cambridgeshire police

Police are appealing for help to find a man who has gone missing from his home in Cambridge.

Robert McGachen, 56, was last seen at his home in Netherhall Way at about 11am on Saturday, 24th February) and has not been seen since.

Police have issued a description of him.

  • White
  • 6' 5" tall
  • Average build
  • Clean shaven with shaved head
  • Wears glasses
  • Last seen wearing a black winter jacket with a red poppy on the arm and khaki Help for Heroes jumper.

He left in his metallic turquoise Citroen Picasso and could still be with that vehicle now.

Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for Robert's welfare and are urging anyone who knows where he is to contact them on 101 immediately.


E-Luminate Cambridge shows city landmarks in a whole new light

The sixth E-Luminate Cambridge Festival has begun.

Some of Europe's top artists have helped transform city landmarks - including Senate House and Gonville and Caius College - into pieces of art.

The festival runs until February 14.


Man jailed for burglary after being caught on home security cameras

Scott Reynolds Credit: Cambridgeshire police

A man who was caught on CCTV burgling a Cambridge home has been jailed for sixteen months.

31-year old Scott Reynolds pleaded guilty to one count of burglary.

Reynolds was captured on the victim's home security cameras scaling the garden fence of the property in Radegund Road, before climbing onto the roof and leaving by the front door with a white bag.

He stole a games console, games and laptop worth more than £1,000.

“Reynolds is a prolific thief who, thanks to this sentence, won’t be on our streets for some time. We urge residents to look out for each other and report any suspicious behaviour to police.”

– Detective Sergeant Graham Newton

Father of three dies after crash on A11 near Cambridge

Cambridgeshire Police Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A father of three has died in a crash on the A11 near Cambridge.

Police were called to Little Abington on Friday evening (2 February) just before 7pm, after reports of a collision involving a black Volkswagen Golf.

37-year-old Adam Rahim from Cambridge died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

"Adam was a fantastic father our three children, a soul mate to his partner for many years and a loving son and brother. "He was a sweet natured, gentle loving man who will be missed by everyone who knew him."

– Mr Rahim's family
Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the A11 at Little Abington Credit: ITV News Anglia
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