Live updates

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.


Load more updates