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CCTV appeal following Barnsley service station burglary

South Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a service station in Barnsley.

Credit: South Yorkshire Police

The incident happened at the Jet service station on Tuesday 15th March at 11:50pm. The suspects forced entry and stole large quantities of alcohol and scratch cards.

There were four suspects all described as men, in their 20's and wearing dark clothing.

The first suspect is is described as being medium build, around 5ft 9ins tall wearing a black wooly hat and a black jumper with a print of a woman on the front.

The second suspect is described as 5ft 9ins tall of chubby build wearing a blue t-shirt underneath a dark-coloured body warmer with a hood.

The third suspect is described as being around 5ft 7ins tall of slim build wearing a dark waterproof coat with a right bicep motif on the hood.

Barry Hines' family pay tribute to a kind and funny man

The family of Barry Hines - the Barnsley author behind the classic film Kes - have described him as a "kind, funny and thoughtful man" after his death aged 76.

Barry Hines in 2003 when he returned to the scene of the film Kes

Barry wrote A Kestrel for A Knave from which the film was adapted. He had Alzheimers - and died at a care home on Friday.


Man dies following South Yorkshire motorway collision

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following a fatal collision on the M1 motorway yesterday afternoon.

At around 2.30pm, it is reported that a black Volksagen Golf and a white Citroen DS4 were involved in a collision on the M1 southbound carriageway, close to Junction 35.

The driver of the Golf, a 56-year-old man from Barnsley, was taken to hospital via air ambulance but was pronounced dead a short time later. His relatives have been informed and are receiving support.

The male driver of the Citroen and a male passenger in the Golf suffered minor injuries that required hospital treatment.

The southbound carriageway was closed for a number of hours while emergency services responded.

Travel: M1 southbound South Yorkshire accident

There are long delays on the M1 southbound in South Yorkshire following an accident.

A van and a car were in collision at J35 A629 (Rotherham / Chapeltown). There is congestion on A616 and on M1 to J37 A628 (Barnsley /Dodworth), in the roadworks area.

The main carriageway has been closed for rescue work and to allow the air ambulance to land.

Traffic travelling from Barnsley towards Sheffield is affected.

Do you know these women?

Women may be able to help police Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police in Barnsley are asking for help to identify the two women pictured in the CCTV images above.

It is in relation to an incident in Barnsley town centre on February 13th when several people were involved in an altercation in Wellington Street. A 20-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of affray. She has since been bailed as enquiries continue.

Police believe the two women pictured could have information which would help with the investigation. They are asking anyone who recognises them, or was in Barnsley that night and witnessed the incident, to contact them.


Search for missing woman in South Yorkshire

Have you seen missing Harriet? Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police in Barnsley are appealing for the public’s help in tracing Harriet Borowiak who is 22.

Harriet, who is from the Hoyland area of Barnsley, was last seen by her family on Friday night. Despite a number of checks, Harriet has not been found and police and her family are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

She is 5ft 8 ins tall, with a large build, pale skin and blue eyes. She has shoulder length brown hair, which is dyed blonde at the ends and worn in a straight style. Harriet also has a distinctive tattoo saying ‘agnes’ on the back of her neck.

It is thought she is wearing black skinny jeans, a blue denim effect top, a khaki green parka style jacket, which has faux fur around the hood, a black and white check wool scarf and white Converse trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via: 101 and quoting incident number 725 of the 21 February.

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