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Two men wanted following robbery at elderly couple's home

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at an elderly couple's home in Grimsby.

Credit: Press Association

Police say the incident took place on Saturday 30th January at 8pm, as two men forced their way into the property.

The elderly man was restrained and the suspects demanded money from his wife. They left the home without taking any property but left the couple shocked and shaken.

The first suspect is described as white, 6ft tall and of slim build with a local accent. The second suspect is also white, 5ft 8ins tall and of a stocky build.


Taxi driver sought after seven-year-old child struck by vehicle in Grimsby

A taxi driver is sought after the vehicle he was driving was in collision with a seven-year-old child in Grimsby.

The seven-year-old was with parents waiting to cross at the junction of Sutcliffe Avenue and Winchester Avenue at around 8:45 am on Friday January 22 when a white vehicle with a yellow badge clipped the boy’s leg as he ventured briefly into the road.

The boy sustained a broken leg and was taken to Diana Princess of Wales hospital for treatment by the taxi driver.

The driver did not leave his details and police are now keen to trace him. He was driving a white vehicle with a yellow badge on the side and he had dark curly hair and facial hair.

Four-year-old child hit by cyclist in Grimsby

Police are appealing for witnesses after a four-year-old child was hit by a cyclist in Grimsby.

The little boy was walking through the Chantry Lane underpass with a relative when the cyclist collided with him, causing him to fall over.

The child was left with cuts and bruises to his face. A passing member of the public called out to the cyclist to stop but he did not.

The cyclist is described as a white man, wearing a dark hat and a thigh length visibility jacket with dark grey jogging bottoms.

Humberside Police would like to speak to the cyclist and anyone who witnessed the incident.

Witness appeal after 10-year-old hit by car in Grimsby

Police are asking for witnesses after a 10-year-old boy was hit by a car in Grimsby.

The schoolboy was pushing his bicycle across a crossing when he was in collision with a small blue car which was travelling along Little Coates Road in the direction of Cambridge Road.

The boy was uninjured but his bike was damaged. The female driver did not stop at the scene.

A passer by stopped to speak to the boy and Humberside Police are seeking to trace this person in addition to anyone else who may have witnessed the incident.

Man charged over Grimsby murder

Police have charged a man over the murder of a Grimsby man.

Billy Baker was found dead on Wednesday afternoon Credit: Press Association

64-year-old Billy Baker was found at at a house on Weelsby Street on Wednesday afternoon.

40-year-old Stephen Beaumont, of no fixed address, will appear before Grimsby Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

A 33-year-old woman, a 34-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of murder remain in custody, where they are continuing to help officers with their investigation.


Further arrest in Grimsby murder investigation

Police investigating the death of a 64-year-old man in Grimsby have made a further arrest.

Billy Baker was found dead in Grimsby on Wednesday Credit: Humberside Police

The body of Billy Baker was found at a house on Weelsby Street just before 1pm on Wednesday.

A 33-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Another woman and two men, also arrested on suspicion of murder, are still being questioned by police.

Convicted child sex offender on the run

Have you seen convicted child sex offender Toby Gordon? Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police in Leeds are appealing for information to trace a convicted child sex offender who is wanted for failing to appear at court.

38-year-old Toby Gordon,was convicted at Leeds Crown Court in November on two counts of indecent assault on a child.

He was bailed to return to the court on December 23 to be sentenced but failed to attend.

He is now circulated as wanted for failing to appear and for breach of his sex offenders register conditions.

He is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, medium build, with short dark hair that can appear unkempt, dark-coloured eyes and eyebrows and olive skin.

The image shown is from 2012 but is still a good likeness of him.

He has links to Grimsby and Leeds but could be anywhere in the country.

Three arrested on suspicion of murdering man from Grimsby

A murder investigation is underway and three people have been arrested following the death of a 64-year-old man at an address on Weelsby Street, Grimsby.

Will 'Billy' Baker Credit: ITV News

Police were called shortly before 1pm on Wednesday January 6 after 64-year-old William Baker was found dead at the address.

The man’s family are being supported by specialist officers.

A 40-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

Two other people, a 34-year-old woman and 34-year-old man, were arrested this morning on suspicion of murder and are in custody assisting police with their enquires.

Police are now appealing for further information from the public.

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