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Appeal for man missing from hospital

Ryan Powell

Police in Barnsley are appealing for help to find 35-year-old Ryan Powell, who was reported missing from the town's hospital last night (July 8th).

They say he still needs urgent medical treatment. When last seen at the hospital, Mr Powerll was wearing denim shorts and a white t-shirt with writing on it. He has a bandage on his right arm, below the elbow.

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Tykes sign Southampton defender

Southampton defender Jason McCarthy Credit: Press Association

Barnsley have completed the signing of Southampton defender Jason McCarthy on a three-year-deal.

The 6ft 1’ defender can operate comfortably at both right-back and as a central defender is manager Paul Heckingbottom's second summer signing.

McCarthy previously played for Wycombe Wanderers and Walsall.

“This was a really easy decision. I went and met the manager and I got a really good impression from him straight away. I felt comfortable and this felt like the right move, I was really impressed as soon as I came through the door.”

– Jason McCarthy, speaking to barnsleyfc.co.uk

“I am really, really pleased to get Jason to join us. It’s an exciting signing and I think the fans will be really pleased. I primarily see him playing on the right-hand-side but he can also play at the heart of the defence as well. This is a really positive move and I am looking forward to Jason getting onto the pitch.”

– Head Coach Paul Heckingbottom, speaking to barnsleyfc.co.uk

Man due in court over death of Barnsley man

A man is due to appear in court charged with murder following the death of a man who was hit by a car near Barnsley.

Richard Broughton Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Richard Broughton, who was 37, died following the collision in Welland Crescent in Elsecar 10 days ago.

Kayne Reece Jones, 25, will appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court this morning.

Police make third arrest over Barnsley death

Detectives investigating the death of a man who was hit by a car following an altercation in Barnsley have made a third arrest.

Richard Broughton

Richard Broughton, who was 37, suffered multiple injuries in the incident in Welland Crescent in Elsecar last Friday and died on Sunday. Last night police arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

A 23-year-old man has been charged with affray and witness intimidation and is due to appear at Sheffield Crown Court later this month.

A 35-year-old man who was arrested previously is currently on bail.

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