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Police appeal for help to find missing dad and son

Kieran Carroll. Credit: Bedfordshire Police.

Police say they are concerned for a young father from Luton who has gone missing with his baby son.

Kieran Carroll, 22, was last seen on Tuesday and is believed to be with eight-month-old Louis.

Detectives say his disappearance is completely out of character and are appealing for anyone who has seen them to get in touch.

Bedfordshire Police launch urgent appeal to trace man who has gone missing with his baby

Kieran Carroll. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Police are asking for help in finding a 22-year-old man who has gone missing in Luton with his eight-month-old son.

Kieran Carroll was reported missing earlier today (Tuesday 3 March) and is believed to be with his baby son.

He's described as a white man of medium build, with short brown hair.

He is believed to be wearing black trousers, and a grey hooded top, and has tattoos on his arms.

The baby boy is believed to be wearing a blue cardigan with a picture of a ship on it.

“We are concerned about Kieran and his son’s welfare and would urge anyone who has seen them to contact us.

We’re also appealing for Kieran to get in touch and let us know that he and his son are safe.”

– Detective Inspector Sean Quinn

If you have any information, please contact DI Quinn on 101


Luton man handed prison sentence for laundering £1.3million from firm of solicitors

Akram Ul-Haq.

A man from Luton has been jailed for five years over money laundering charges.

Akram Ul-Haq, who's 37, of Emerald Road, laundered £1.3 million of money from a firm of solicitors.

He was also convicted of conspiracy to commit fraud, alongside Nighat Sultana, also of Luton.

Ul-Haq was jailed five years, while Sultana was sentenced to a nine-month community order.

Cyclist stopped on the M1 near Luton, while trying to get to London

The cyclist was spotted on the M1 this morning. Credit: Beds, Cambs & Herts Roads Policing Unit

Police have stopped a cyclist was seen riding his bike on the M1 in Bedfordshire this morning.

The man had just arrived at Luton Airport, and was aiming to get to London.

Police escorted the man from the carriageway at junction 9 and advised him to make alternative plans.


Headteacher's concern after "very unwell" students taken to hospital

Six students were taken to hospital. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The headteacher of a school in Luton where six students became "very unwell" has said they are "not certain" of the cause of their symptoms.

Six students at Lealands High School were taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital this morning.

John Burridge, Headteacher, Lealands High School, said: “Before arriving at school six students from different year groups appear to have become very unwell.

"We first became aware of this when one of these students attended the medical room on arrival at school. We immediately contacted the ambulance service and then it emerged that other students were suffering similar symptoms.

"The pupils were taken to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital for further assessment and care.

“At this stage we are not certain of the cause of their symptoms. We have advised all pupils about the incident and have offered support if they have any concerns, however we are not aware that any other students are affected.

“Our absolute primary concern at this stage is the welfare and wellbeing of the students who are now in the hands of medical professionals.”

Six 'unwell' Luton schoolchildren taken to hospital

Six schoolchildren in Luton have been taken to hospital after becoming unwell at the start of school.

Three ambulances were called to Lealands High School in Sundon Park Road in Luton and took the children to the Luton and Dunstable hospital.

The alarm was raised after one student said he was unwell.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance service said they were called to the 11 to 16 year old school at 8.34 this morning.

She said: "Six children have been taken to the Luton and Dunstable hospital in three ambulances. At this stage we don't know what caused them to become ill."

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