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80-year-old goes missing from South Yorkshire home

Have you seen Albert? Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police in South Yorkshire are very concerned for the safety and wellbeing of missing 80-year-old man Albert Long from Cusworth.

Albert was last seen at around 4pm this afternoon when he was dropped her off at his home on Breydon Avenue.

It’s believed Albert may have left his home between this time and 7pm this evening, however he has not returned which is out of character for him.

There has been no contact or sightings of Albert since 4pm and officers are becoming increasingly worried for his welfare.

Albert was last seen wearing light grey coloured trousers, a blue shirt, mustard coloured jumper and a navy blue quilted jacket.


Appeal for witnesses after Cusworth car crash

At around 3.30am yesterday (Monday) a red Toyota Aygo driven by a 19-year-old man was travelling along Back Lane, Cusworth, towards Cusworth village. It is believed a white Fiat 500, driven by a 24-year-old man, was travelling along the same road towards Sprotbrough and leading to a head-on crash.

An 18-year-old woman, a passenger in the Toyota Aygo, was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary with serious injuries including fractured ribs, a broken leg, and suspected head and pelvic injuries. The Toyota Aygo driver was not injured.

The driver of the Fiat 500, from Scawthorpe, was arrested on suspicion of being over the prescribed limit, dangerous driving, taking without the owner’s consent, failing to stop, and driving while disqualified.

Anyone with info should phone 101 quoting incident no. 192 of 1 April 2013.

Police appeal after dog attack

At around 4.25 on Thursday, February 28a man's Border Collie was allegedly attacked and killed by a 'tan coloured, large dog' in Newlands Park, Cusworth, near the Trans Pennine Trail.

Police want to speak to a young woman believed to have been walking three tan coloured, large dogs, possibly around the size of a greyhound. The young woman is described as white, around 16 to 17-years-old and 5ft to 5ft 3ins tall.

She has shoulder length dark brown hair and was wearing blue jeans, a dark coloured jacket and dark coloured boots.

Anyone with information on the incident or the identity of the woman is asked to contact the police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, incident no. 806 of 28/02/2013