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Carlisle police searching for missing woman

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Police are searching for a missing woman from Carlisle who was last seen on Thursday.

Eileen Moorhead, 50, is described as white and around 5ft 5ins tall.

She may be driving a black Mini Cooper, registration LY51 PFA.

Officers are concerned for Eileen's welfare and are urging anyone who sees her or who has information on where she could be to call Cumbria Constabulary on 101.


Police appeal for teen using counterfeit money

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Cumbria Police are investigating the attempted exchange of counterfeit currency that happened on Wednesday, 10th May in Windermere.

Police say they received several calls from shop owners on the morning of the 10th May, reporting a young man around 13-years-old entering their stores and attempting to pay with a counterfeit £20 Scottish banknote.

Police are appealing for anyone who may be able to identify the suspect or provide further information.

He is described as white, aged around 13-years-old, 5ft tall and slim build.

He had brown hair which was swept to one side, the male spoke with an Irish accent.

At the time he was wearing a grey tracksuit with black patches on the knees and elbows, and was carrying a small black bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Josh Jones on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man charged over Melrose 'police incident'

The incident took place at the Kings Arms Hotel in Melrose. Credit: ITV Border

A 25 year-old man has been arrested and charged following an incident in Melrose onSaturday afternoon.

Police arrived on the scene in the town's High Street after receiving a call at about 3:05 pm.

A spokesman said: "Police attended at a business premises in Melrose High Street following reports of a male causing a disturbance.

As a result a 25 year-old man was arrested and charged and held in custody."

He is expected to appear from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday.


Motorbiker clocked at 112mph

Police are warning bikers to slow down Credit: PA

A motorcyclist was clocked doing 112mph during the first weekend of action in the Borders as part of Police Scotland's Motorcycle Safety Campaign.

Officers were on patrol on Saturday and Sunday across key routes where collisions have previously taken place, to encourage safe riding and deal with any riders who put themselves in danger through irresponsible and illegal driving behaviour.

One motorcyclist was detected riding at 112mph on the A7 north of Hawick they will now be reported to the Procurator Fiscal where the penalties could include disqualification from driving and a fine.

Further weekends of action are planned by police in the region.

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