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Lee Chapman Eilbeck was last seen on Wigton Road Credit: Cumbria Constabulary

Police are appealing for help finding an escaped prisoner, believed to be in Carlisle.

Lee Chapman Eilbeck was last seen near Morton Academy on Wigton Road at around 8pm on Sunday.

The 38-year-old was on day release from HMP Kirklevington, Cleveland, where he is currently serving a prison term for drugs offences, and he is not thought to pose a danger to the public at this time.

He is described as 5ft 6” tall, with short dark brown hair, and is of a medium build, with tribal tattoos around his ears. He was last seen wearing a blue round neck t-shirt, dark blue jeans, a blue Henley’s jacket, and blue and black footwear.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Police appeal: missing woman

Ausra Urbonaine has been missing since Monday 26 January Credit: Police Scotland

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information to help find a woman missing from Jedburgh.

Ausra Urbonaine, who is originally from Lithuania, was last seen in Howden Road at bout 10.30pm on Monday 26 January.

Since then, the 23-year-old has not been in touch with friends or family and concerns are growing for her welfare.

Ausra (pictured) is described as white, 5 ft 6 in tall, of slim build with long dyed blond hair, and green eyes. She has a mole on the bottom right side of her nose and is thought to be wearing a brown padded jacket.

Officers are urging anyone who can assist with their enquiries to get in touch.


Concern for missing Carlisle man

Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 43-year-old man from Carlisle who has gone missing.

Casper Capel was last seen at Eden Housing in Penrith on Wednesday 14th January.

Mr Capel is described as white, of a slim build, with short dark hair and a beard.

He was last seen wearing a dark jacket with green sleeves, black trousers and a flat cap.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police immediately on 101 and ask to speak to the Duty Sergeant at Durranhill Police Station.

Search ends for missing Cumbrian mountain biker

The search for a Cumbrian mountain biker thought to be missing in the Cheviot Hills has been ended, after it appeared it was a false alarm.

Rescue teams from Northumberland and the Scottish Borders joined together to search for David Bibby who was reported missing on Thursday 15th January.

Staff from a Wooler hotel had raised the alarm after Mr Bibby had failed to turn up for dinner.

However, Northumbria Police say that the man gave hotel staff a false name and information about going cycling.

Police are carrying out enquiries to identify the man and speak to him about the incident.

Police search for missing eight-year-old boy

Police are currently searching the Hammonds Pond area in Carlisle for a missing eight-year-old boy.

Alfie Tait was reported missing by his family earlier this afternoon after he left the garden he was playing in.

Officers are becoming increasingly concerned about his welfare as Alfie is severely autistic.

Alfie has:

  • Fair hair
  • Last seen wearing cream shorts, trekker sandals and light blue t-shirt with little boats on.


Have you seen Steven?

Steven Osgood has not been seen or heard from since 10pm on Saturday 21st June. The thirteen year old had spent the day playing with friends at the river Caldew near Denton Holme. His family are appealing to anyone who has seen him or knows where he is to get in contact with the police.

He is described as 5ft 6 inches tall, with short curly light brown hair. He was last seen wearing a purple t-shirt, grey cropped jogging bottoms and silver trainers.

Appeal for missing boxer dog

Nott's & Yorkshire Boxer Rescue are appealing for information on a missing boxer dog called Murphy.

The dog has been missing since Monday afternoon and was last seen at Angle Tarn above Hartsop, between Troutbeck and Glenridding in the Lake District.

A helicopter has been sent over the area to see if he is laying injured.

Murphy is chipped and tagged and is wearing a red harness.

Thanksgiving service for missing Kendal man

They said it was a 'celebration of his life' as friends and family of a missing Kendal man gathered at a Church service in his memory.

It's more than four months since Roger Bainbridge disappeared on a Greek island.

Today, his family said they're still not giving up hope of finding out what happened.

Our correspondent Hannah McNulty was at the service and sent this report.

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