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Police renew appeal for missing man

Police have launched a fresh appeal for inforrmation about a father of two who has been missing for seven years.

Terry McSpadden from Elm near Wisbech was last seen during a night out at the Locomotive pub in the Cambridgeshire town on March 1, 2007.

Police believe Terry is no longer alive.

Click above to listen to an interview clip with Detective Inspector Marie James from the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team.

Reward offered in new appeal for missing man

Terry McSpadden Credit: Norfolk Police

Seven years have passed since father of two, Terry McSpadden, was last seen in the early hours of 2 March 2007. He has not been seen or heard from since.

On the anniversary of his disappearance Norfolk Police are joining forces with Crimestoppers who are offering a reward of up to £5,000 for anyone with information about what happened to Terry to come forward.

Terry McSpadden, was last seen on the night of 1 and 2 March 2007 having spent the evening in The Locomotive pub in Wisbech. He is known to have visited the local Tesco supermarket in Wisbech just before 1am and is then believed to have returned to his home address in Outwell Road, Elm.

Despite several years of investigation, detailed searches of both the local area and Terry’s home address and numerous missing person appeals Terry has never been found.

Terry McSpadden Credit: Norfolk Police

Click below to watch an interview clip with Detective Inspector Marie James from who is leading the investigation.

Police search for Terry McSpadden Credit: Norfolk Police

Helen Thrower, Terry’s mother, has released the following statement: "It's now seven years since he was last seen and the grief doesn't get any easier. We have had laughter and tears with people reminiscing about Terry - such lovely memories about a truly missed son.”

Terry’s stepmother Susan Rolfe said: "Terry’s children miss their daddy and really want him to come home. It is like living in a nightmare, somebody must know something that will help us establish what happened seven years ago.”

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information passed on directly to the charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this offence.

Information given directly to the police or via the Crimestoppers online form will not be liable for the reward.

Alternatively people can contact the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team on 101.


Man arrested over Wisbech street attack

Map of Wisbech street attack Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after another man was discovered with head injuries in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

The 50-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm yesterday (Wednesday 12 February) and is currently in custody in King's Lynn.

The arrest is in connection with an incident on Tuesday (11 February) when a 57-year-old man was discovered in Victoria Road with head injuries.

He has since been discharged from hospital.

Man injured in Wisbech street attack

Map of Wisbech street attack Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been injured in an attack in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Police were called to the scene on Victoria Road at 10.30am this morning (Tuesday 11 February).

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his face.

Witnesses have said he was attacked with a knife.

Police are treating it as an isolated incident.

Former Mayor of Wisbech charged with possessing a firearm

Jonathan Farmer, former Mayor of Wisbech.

A 57-year-old former Mayor of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire has appeared in court charged with possessing a firearm.

Fenland district councillor Jonathan Farmer was at King's Lynn magistrates court having been arrested at his home on January 10th.

He's been bailed to appear at Cambridge Crown court on April 22nd. The charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in jail.


Search for missing Wisbech man

Stephen Fox

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing man in the Wisbech area.

Stephen Fox, 49, of Clarkson Avenue, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, has not been seen since about 7am on Friday 31 January.

He is described as white, 6'2'', slim with short black thinning hair, clean shaven with brown eyes and a clear complexion.

He was last seen in the Wisbech area and was wearing a black fleece with a yellow collar and National Geographic logo, dark jeans and brown shoes.

He has links to Wisbech and March.

A police spokesman said: "We are increasingly concerned for Stephen's welfare and would urge anyone who has any information about his whereabouts to call police."

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Could you help find Una's killer?

Police have been in Wisbech today in the hope of encouraging someone to come forward with the vital information they need to find the killer of Una Crown.

Officers have been putting up posters and urging members of the East Cambridgeshire community to think back one year to the day of the murder.

Una Crown was stabbed to death before her body was burned at her home at Magazine Lane.

No-one has been charged with her murder.

Dt Sgt Graham McMillan led today's appeal.

Police appeal to Wisbech community to think back to time of murder

Una Crown with her late husband.

Police have urged people to think about the actions of their loved ones as they continue to hunt the killer of a Wisbech pensioner.

Una Crown was stabbed to death and set on fire at her home at Magazine Lane exactly a year ago today.

A £10,000 reward is on offer for information which leads to the conviction of the 86-year-old's killer but no one has yet been charged.Today, Cambridgeshire Police issued a fresh appeal.

Det Ch Insp Jon Hutchinson said the investigation was still "very active" and the force was determined to find the person responsible.

He added: "I would urge people to think back to this time a year ago, did a friend or loved one come home with blood on them or smelling of smoke?

"Were they acting strangely around that time? Did they suddenly come into money?

"Any information, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, could prove crucial to solving this terrible crime and giving some closure to Mrs Crown's family who are desperate for answers."

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