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Recognise these men?: Cumbria Police appeal for factory burglars

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Police officers investigating a burglary at Linton Tweeds factory in Shaddongate, Carlisle have released images of two men connected to the offence.

Two suspects climbed over a six-foot-high fence, in the early hours of the 22nd of February this year, damaging a panel in a door in order to get in to the factory.

Theystole a navy Berghaus fleece body warmer, a grey Boss hoodie and a grey woolly hat with SR37 in blue writing.

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Anyone who can assist with the investigation is urged to contact Cumbria Constabulary, quoting incident number 54 of 22 February 2017.

Police appeal for information after two burglaries of Carlisle building site

Cumbria Police are appealing for information Credit: PA

​Cumbria Police are investigating two burglaries that happened in Carlisle over the Easter weekend.

They occurred at the McKnights building sites in Aglionby and Wetheral between 4:30pm on 14th April and 8:00 am on 15th April 2017.

Heavy duty tools were used to get into the containers. Tools were stolen from the property.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact PC 2052 Whatman on 101, email or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Recognise these men? Police appeal for witnesses

Police are looking for these two men in connection with an assault Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are looking for these men in connection to an assault that left a man in hospital with a head injury.

The assault took place in the Border Rambler pub on Botchergate, Carlisle and happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are urging witnesses or anyone who recognises any of the men to get in touch on 101 quoting 'incident number 30 of 13 November 2016' or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police search for missing man possibly in Cumbria

Police appeal for missing Christopher Green Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are searching for a missing person they think may be in Cumbria.

Christopher Green, 23, was last seen on 19 December in Colchester.

He is described as a white male, 6'2", slim build, with close cropped dark brown hair.

Christopher has family in Cumbria and Kent.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.

Police appeal following alleged assault in Workington

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Cumbria police are looking for the man in this CCTV image in connection with an alleged assault.

The incident occurred at Workington bus station on Saturday 29 November 2014 between 7.20pm and 7.40pm.

The victim, a 16 year old girl, was uninjured.

Anyone who recognises the man, or has any information about the incident, should contact Cumbria police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Severed fingertip found in garden

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Police are appealing for information about a severed human fingertip that was found in Keswick last month.

A member of the public found it in their garden on Southey Street on Saturday 24 January 2015 at around 2.30pm.

Police are asking for anyone with information about the fingertip, which they believe belongs to a male, to get in touch.

“We made checks with the relevant local hospitals, accident and emergency departments and GP surgeries at the time of the discovery. There have been no reports of any industrial accidents or injuries in which the North West Ambulance Service have been called to.

“The fingertip appears to have been severed, however there was no blood staining at the scene or the surrounding area."

– DC Jonathan Lowden, West Cumbria CID

Police appeal: missing person

Thomas Johnstone, who has been reported missing Credit: Police Scotland

Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information to help find a 64-year-old man who has been reported missing.

Thomas Johnstone was last seen in southeast Galashiels at 10am on Monday 23 February, and concern is now growing for his welfare. He takes regular medication to which he no longer has access.

Mr Johnstone is described as white, 6ft 2inches tall, with short grey hair and a beard. He has a muscular build and was last seen wearing blue trousers, a grey/green Karrimor 3/4 length jacket, a black striped polo top, and black training shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

Police urge people to review security after multiple burglaries

Police are urging people in the St.Aidan's area of Carlisle to review their security Credit: PA

Police are urging people who live in the St Aidan’s area of Carlisle to review their security following a number of burglaries.

Five shed and garden break-ins happened overnight on February 16 and a number of items were stolen, including mountain bikes and lawnmowers.

Police are asking residents in Farnside Close, Tramside Way, Adalaide Street, and Melbourne Street, to be aware that there have been burglaries in the area, and keep their doors and sheds locked and secure.

Three men from Carlisle, aged between 20 and 26, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Police are asking anyone with information to get in contact.

Police release CCTV images as part of shoplifting investigation

Police want to speak to the people in this image Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria Constabulary has released CCTV images to help with an investigation into an allegation of shoplifting.

The incident occurred in Wigton on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Offenders entered The Factory Shop on Kings Street and stole a large quantity of DVDs.

Police are asking for anyone with information to contact them.

“We would like to speak to people pictured in the CCTV image in connection with this offence. We appeal to anyone who recognises them to make contact, any information provided could be crucial to our investigation."

– PC Andy Murdoch
Police want to speak to the person in this image Credit: Cumbria Constabulary
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