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Police release image of man wanted in connection with burglary

Police are appealing for help in tracing Lee Edwards. Credit: Hertfordshire Police

Police in Hertfordshire have issued a picture of a man they're looking for in connection with a burglary in Walkern near Stevenage.

Officers would like to speak to Lee Edwards, 30, in connection with a burglary which happened at a flat in Moors Ley between Sunday 14 February and Monday 15 February.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Herts Police via the non-emergency number 101.

Police seek help over dangerous dog incident

Police investigating an incident where a dog was allegedly dangerously out of control want to speak to a woman who may be able to help with their investigation.

The incident happened in the Tesco car park at The Forum in Stevenage on January 21 at around 2.30pm when a white Pit Bull–type dog is reported to have tried to attack a six year old girl.

Her parents surrounded their daughter to protect her from the dog.

The pet, which had dark coloured markings on its back and a dark coloured patch over one eye, was on a lead but, at the time of the incident, the owner did not have hold of the leash.

File picture of a pit bull dog Credit: PA

I am particularly keen to speak to a woman who approached the parents after the incident and told them information that could be helpful to the investigation.

“Please contact me as soon as possible via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number E1/16/476.

– PC Neal Dyton

Police appeal for help to find man missing since 1984

David Kelly has been missing from Stevenage since 1984 Credit: Hertfordshire police

Hertfordshire police are appealing for help to trace a man who has been missing from Stevenage since 1984.

David Kelly who would now be 59-years old had been living in Kimbolton Crescent in the town before he disappeared that year.

Police say that since David's disappearance he has had no contact with any of his family and his whereabouts remain unknown.

"Sadly previous appeals have not brought any information and whilst it has been decades since his disappearance I would urge anyone who may have known David who hasn’t already contacted police, to please call us with any information. I would also ask David to make contact if he sees this appeal.”

– PC Stuart Barnett, Hertfordshire police Missing Person's Unit

"David if you see this appeal I want you to know that your brothers and sisters miss you very much and have never stopped thinking about you.”

– John Kelly, David's brother

Anyone with information should call PC Barnett at Hertfordshire police via the 101 number.


Told she would never walk or talk, how Jen is proving the doctors wrong

Jen Clare is proving all the doctors wrong with her progress. Credit: ITV New Anglia

A seven-year-old girl from Stevenage is raising money for physiotherapy to help her walk.

Jen Clare had a controversial operation in America four years ago. And she has amazed everyone with her dedication.

Doctors told Jen's parents she would never walk, never talk, never be able to feed herself. But she is proving them all wrong.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia Claire McGlasson

Hospital closes injuries unit after record number of ill patients treated

The Lister hospital in Stevenage has temporarily suspended it minor injury and illness service. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Lister hospital in Stevenage says it can't treat people attending its emergency department today unless their "life or limbs are at risk".

A record number of seriously ill people at the Hertfordshire hospital means it has had to close its minor injuries service to adults.

Children will still be treated - although waiting times will be longer than usual for non-emergency conditions.

Patients are being told to go to the Urgent Care Centre at the New QEII hospital in Welwyn Garden City.

"We understand that this will be both frustrating and inconvenient, and we are sincerely sorry for this. We hope you understand that we have to prioritise those patients with life-threatening conditions and thank you for your understanding and co-operation."

– Lister Hospital Statement
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