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Appeal to find missing teenager

Missing schoolgirl Tiffany Ambrose Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 15-year-old girl from Kesgrave in Suffolk. Tiffany Ambrose was last seen at around 8pm on Friday night.She left her home address in Windrush Road, Kesgrave and has not returned since.

She is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build, with blond hair that is shaved on the right hand side and brushed over to the left. She also has blue eyes and a stud in her right eyebrow.

She was last seen wearing black leggings, a green camouflage jacket and possibly white trainers.

Officers believe Tiffany is still in the local area and are asking anyone with information as to where she is to get in contact immediately on 101.

Police hunt Post Office raider

Suffolk police are hunting a man who attempted to rob a woman outside the Post Office in Kesgrave near Ipswich.

The incident happened at 9.50am on Tuesday 2 April as a member of staff from the nearby convenience store on Penzance Road was taking money to the Post Office.

The would-be raider blocked the woman's path and grabbed her arm before demanding the money. After a short struggle he fled the scene empty-handed.

The woman was shaken but not hurt.

Police have issued a description of the man they want to trace:

  • White
  • 5ft 4ins to 5ft 6ins tall
  • Wearing dark clothes and a hat
  • Had a dark-coloured scarf pulled up to his eyes

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Grabbed girl escapes by biting man's hand

An 11-year-old girl escaped from the grasp of a man who grabbed her in Suffolk by biting his hand.

The girl was grabbed in St Olaves Road, Kesgrave, at around 9am this morning.

The man grabbed the girl by the arms and told her to be quiet, but she bit him and ran off.

The man is described as white, in his forties, around 5ft 10ins, of thin build with short brown hair and blue eyes. He was wearing black trousers and a dark hooded top.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Brave Jack is guest of honour

A schoolboy from Kesgrave in Suffolk has won an award after he fought cancer, and then helped his teacher through a similar battle.

Nine year-old Jack Frere was diagnosed with a rare tissue cancer in April 2009. A year and a half later, his teacher Curtis Redden found out he had tongue cancer.

Jack was guest of honour at Cancer Research UK's Little Star Awards party, after being nominated by his teacher for his wonderful support.

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Family demand apology from social services

The family fled to Spain to avoid Suffolk County Council taking granddaughter into care
The family fled to Spain to avoid Suffolk County Council taking granddaughter into care Credit: ITV Anglia

A family from Suffolk who fled to Spain so social services wouldn't take their granddaughter away want the county council to apologise.

When Megan Coote from Kesgrave fell pregnant, social services expressed concerns that her child could be emotionally neglected due to her mild learning difficulties.

After a long battle, Megan's parents were told they could help bring up her daughter Olivia in the UK.

Two years on they say health visitors are impressed with her progress.

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