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Appeal to find man missing from Brough

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who has gone missing from Brough.

Angus Maclachan who has gone missing from Brough Credit: Humberside Police

Angus Maclachan of Prescott Avenue has not been seen since Thursday February 2. His family say his disappearance is out of character and he has not been in touch with them.

The 36-year-old is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall of heavy build. He has short mousey-coloured hair and a beard. He is believed to have been wearing a black coloured leather bomber jacket, jeans and a blue and yellow bobble hat.

Police concern over missing man in East Yorkshire

Police in East Yorkshire have asked for the public's help in finding a missing man.

Have you seen missing Angus? Credit: Humberside Police

36-year-old Angus Maclachan of Prescott Avenue, Brough has not been seen since Thursday morning.

Detectives say His family and friends are concerned as it is out of character for him not to be in touch.

Angus is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall with a heavy build. He has short mousey coloured hair and a beard. He is believed to be wearing a black coloured leather bomber jacket, jeans and a blue and yellow bobble hat.


Man arrested in connection with Elloughton 'hit-and-run'

Police have arrested a 63-year-old man a recovered a vehicle in connection with the crash that happened in Elloughton, East Yorkshire, on Friday night.

A 16-year-old boy who was injured in the collision remains in hospital with life threatening injuries.

"We received a number of calls from members of the public following our appeal yesterday and we are extremely grateful for the support which assisted us in our investigation and ultimately in making an arrest."

– Sgt Claire Hall, Humberside Police


Video emerges of rugby players after crash

A video has emerged of two former Wakefield Wildcats players following a crash earlier this year.

It appears to show the driver Tim Smith, seen in the video wearing a black t-shirt, and passenger Kevin Locke moments after the incident which happened in Brough in September.

Smith, 30, was arrested and later banned from driving for two years for failing to provide a specimen.

The Australian was dismissed by the Wildcats for gross misconduct and Locke was also released by the club following the incident.

Dramatic footage of large fire at Brough car company

An investigation is underway after an explosion and large fire at a car company in Brough.

Around 30 firefighters tackled the blaze which broke out at around 7.30 last night in Wiske Avenue, off Welton Road.

No one was injured but residents living nearby were told to keep their doors and windows closed. The footage below, shot by Andrew Collins, shows the blaze at its height.

Dogs recognised for bravery


A dog from Grassington, North Yorkshire, has been shortlisted in the PDSA Pet Survivor Awards 2013 - a national competition to find the nation's most incredible pet survival story.

Originally nicknamed 'Wufra' but now called Will due to his incredible will to live, this courageous, Saluki/Lurcher cross, was nominated for the competition by his new owners, Brian and Helen Coates.

The couple took the three-year-old pooch on after he was saved from certain death on Buckden Pike, where he somehow survived for at least three weeks with no food or water and a broken leg.

A dog named Rex from Brough in East Yorkshire has also been shortlisted for the award after he survived being hit by a train and thrown across tracks.

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