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Body identified as missing teenager from East Yorkshire

A body of a teenage girl found on a beach near Paull, East Yorkshire has been identified as that of 16-year-old girl Elizabeth Marie Wilkinson

She went missing from the Humber Bridge in December.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

At this difficult time, the Wilkinson family have expressed their wish to be left alone to come to terms with their tragic loss.

Woman from Rotherham goes missing

Police in Rotherham are asking for your help locating 45-year-old Cheryl Phillips from the Wath-upon-Dearne area of the town.

Cheryl Phillips Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Cheryl was last seen on Wednesday at around 10am, in Co-operative Street, Wath-upon-Dearne.

Cheryl is described as having red/brown shoulder length hair and is of slim build.

Family and friends are growing increasingly concerned for Cheryl's welfare.

If you see Cheryl, please contact South Yorkshire Police.

Cheryl Phillips Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police investigate serious Skegness assault

Police are investigating a serious assault in Skegness.

Officers attended Scarborough Avenue shortly before midnight on Thursday 28th May, where a 39 year-old local man was found with significant head and facial injuries.

He was taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital for treatment.

A 37-year-old local man was arrested at the scene.

A blue Peugeot which left the area following the incident was later stopped on the A158 near Lincoln.

Five occupants of the car, four men and two women in their 20s from Nottinghamshire, were arrested on suspicion of assault.

One of the men in the vehicle was found to have facial injuries and taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment.

Any witnesses to the incident in Scarborough Avenue, or anyone who has information that might assist police are asked to contact them


Rail union confirms Trans Pennine Express strike

A rail union has announced that it plans to go ahead with strikes on the Trans Pennine Express between Cleethorpes and Sheffield.

Credit: Press Association

The RMT have planned to take strike action on the following days:

  • Sunday 7th June 2015
  • Sunday 14th June 2015
  • Sunday 21st June 2015
  • Sunday 28th June 2015

They have also planned to take further industrial action on the following days:

  • Saturday 30th May 2015
  • Saturday 6th June 2015
  • Saturday 13th June 2015
  • Saturday 20th June 2015
  • Saturday 27th June 2015

Teenage boy goes missing in Barnsley

Police in Barnsley are appealing for help to find a missing boy from the town.

Jonathan Henry Williams Credit: South Yorkshire Police

16-year-old Jonathan Henry Williams was last seen in Barnsley town centre on Saturday 23 May.

He is originally from Barnsley, but has recently been living in Doncaster.

Jonathan is 6ft tall with straight black hair and brown eyes. He wears glasses and was last seen wearing a green jacket and a blue t-shirt, with black jeans and blue trainers.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Jonathan, please contact South Yorkshire Police.

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