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Police make renewed appeal for missing Leeds woman after sighting

Police investigating the disappearance of a woman from Leeds are making a fresh appeal for information following a possible sighting of her in Derbyshire.

Lisa Lacey, who is 47-years-old, who also uses the name Lisa Hauxwell Lisa Hauxley, has been missing since Sunday April 3.

As past of the investigation police officers have also found that Lisa is known to use the male name of Craig John Hauxley. Police have released this CCTV footage which appears to show her dressed as a man while visiting a petrol station shop on Stubley Lane in Dronfield between April 14 at 7pm and April 16 at 6pm.

Confirmed sighting of Lisa Lacey in Derbyshire captured on CCTV Credit: West Yorkshire Police
Police are concerned for Lisa's welfare Credit: West Yorkshire Police

While it is positive to have this confirmed sighting after three weeks of searching, we remain very concerned for Lisa's welfare and need to find her and establish that she is safe and well.

I would like to hear from anyone in the Derbyshire area who has seen her as she appears in the CCTV image or anyone who has any information that could assist in tracing her."

– Detective Inspector Phil Jackson, of Leeds District CID

Man charged over distraction burglary in Chesterfield

A man is due in court today charged with a distraction burglary at a pensioner's home in Chesterfield.

Rudi Sykes, 24, of Oak Close in Calne, Wiltshire was arrested early yesterday morning and questioned about the offence.

He is due to appear before magistrates at the Chesterfield Justice Centre today.

The burglary happened on February 15 when a man entered the home of a 73-year-old woman after speaking to her for about 10 minutes snatched her bag.


Police appeal for abuse victims to come forward

Derbyshire Police have issued an appeal for victims of alleged abuse at two children's homes to contact them.

The force is investigating alleged abuse that took place at Lindenhurst children’s home in Chesterfield and Greenacre’s children’s home in Clay Cross and between 1983 and the early 90s.

Two men aged 69 and 61 have been arrested in connection with the investigation and are currently on police bail.

Officers investigating would like to hear from anyone who attended either children’s home and may have been a victim of abuse between these dates.

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