Cumbria Police are trying to establish what happened to a teenage boy who was found by the side of the road with head injuries in Aspatria. The boy, 13, had been walking along Lawson Street with a push bike between 7:45pm and 8pm last night. He needed hospital treatment.
A 14-year-old girl from Aspatria who went missing last Wednesday has turned up at a police station. Shannon Turnbull is reported to be safe and well after walking into Workington station late last night
Enquiries are continuing to trace missing schoolgirl Shannon Turnbull.
Cumbria police are following up various sightings of her that have been reported from the public in areas such as Carlisle and Workington.
There was also a potential sighting of Shannon at Appleby Horse Fair reported to police.
Officers believe Shannon is in Cumbria and more likely to be in the Carlisle or west Cumbria areas where she is known to have links with the local community.Inspector Martin Connolly has confirmed that she has been in contact with friends but they are concerned for her welfare because of her age.
He said: " We are appealing to any members of the public who see a girl matching her description to call police on 101. "
Shannon is described as white, aged 14, 5' 6" tall, of medium build with long hair usually worn in a ponytail which was dyed purple a few weeks ago. She was wearing a black zip up Superdry jacket with red logo, blue jeans, white addidas training shoes and a peach coloured top underneath the jacket.
She went missing from her home address in Harriston, Aspatria on Wednesday, 6th June 2012
Cumbria police have renewed their appeal for a missing school girl from Aspatria who hasn't been seen since Wednesday 6th June.
Sergeant Annette McClement said:
“We are extremely concerned for Shannon’s welfare after she left home in Aspatria on Wednesday and hasn’t been in touch with any of her family since.
"Shannon is 14 and because of her age she is vulnerable. Staying away from home for this length of time is out of character for her and her family and police want to know that she is safe and well.
“There has been a possible sighting of Shannon at Appleby Horse Fair this weekend and we are following this up with officers searching for her in the area. She also has friends in the Maryport, Workington and Carlisle areas so we are appealing to anyone who sees Shannon or knows of her whereabouts to get in touch with us and encourage Shannon to do the same.
"We are appealing for Shannon to get in touch with us or her family to let us know that she is safe. If anyone thinks they’ve seen a girl matching her description, please contact police immediately on 101.”