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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.

Woman from Selkirk missing

Police in the Scottish Borders are trying to find a woman reported missing in Selkirk.

Morag Edwards from Buccleuch Road was last seen in the area around her home address at around 1am on Tuesday 2nd July

Morag is 42 and has not been in contact with friends or family since that time. Concern is now growing for her welfare.

She is described as white, 5ft 4 inches tall with a slim build , short dyed red hair ,wearing glasses and was last seen wearing dark coloured leggings and a dark coloured top.

Inspector Kevin Harris said: "Local officers have been conducting enquiries within the Selkirk area to trace Morag since she was reported missing.

"We are keen to establish her whereabouts as soon as possible and anyone who believes they have seen her since the early hours of this morning is asked to come forward.

“In addition, we would ask Morag to get in touch with friends, family or police and let us know you are safe and well.”


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.

Search underway for missing 13-year-old boy

Sean Turner may be trying to travel to the Liverpool area Credit: Police Scotland

Police Scotland are searching for a 13 year old boy reported missing from the Lockerbie area. Sean Turner was last seen on Friday evening. It's thought he may be trying to travel to the Liverpool area.

Sean is described as 5’7”, slim build, with dark brown hair, an olive skin tone and has a Bradford accent. He may be carrying a black and grey holdall.

Anyone who thinks they may have seen Sean or has any information as to his current whereabouts, are asked to contact Lockerbie Police on 101.


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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