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Police officer injured and 6 people arrested after Grimsby Town's friendly

A police officer was injured and six people arrested during trouble involving football fans in Cleethorpes.

Blundell Park Credit: Press Association

There were confrontations between fans before and after Grimsby Town's friendly against Sheffield United yesterday afternoon.

Pubs in the town were closed and extra police officers were brought in to deal with disorder in and around the Blundell Park stadium.


Concern for missing teenage boy

Missing: Joseph Larkin

Police are worried about a teenage boy who is missing from his home in Grimsby.

Joseph Larkin, who is 16, was last seen in the town centre yesterday afternoon (Thursday July 21) and was supposed to be going home but he has not been seen since.

There is concern for Joseph's welfare, he is described as being vulnerable, and police are urging him, or anyone who knows where he is, to get in touch.

Joseph is 6ft 3ins tall, of skinny build, with short, blond hair. It is not known what he is wearing. Joseph, or anyone who knows where he is, is asked to contact 101 referring to log 408 of July 21.

Driver shouts abuse at Dad helping disabled son off bus

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was abusive after being held up by a council transport bus in Grimsby.

The suspect allegedly became abusive to the boy's dad when he couldn't pass the bus Credit: Press Association

The bus was dropping off a disabled boy on Ripon Street at some point between 4.30pm and 5pm on Wednesday, when a car tried to pass the vehicle.

When it was unable to do so the man in the car allegedly became abusive to the boy’s dad.

The car then mounted the curb, shouted abuse at the occupants of the bus before driving off.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 50’s and greying hair.

Concern grows for missing Grimsby teenager

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl from Grimsby.

Caitlin was last seen on Wednesday Credit: Humberside Police

Caitlin Dowling from Highfield Avenue was last seen at 12.30am on Wednesday 20 July and was reported missing at 8.30pm the same day by family.

She is described as white, 5ft 4ins with a medium build, long straight brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a black and red top, dark blue jeans and blue Adidas trainers.

There has not been any confirmed sightings of Caitlin since she was reported missing, but she is believed to be in the Grimsby area.

Police are concerned about Caitlin due to her age and because she has not been in touch with her family.

Man, 28, attacked with weapons in Grimsby

Police are appealing for information after a 28 year old man was attacked with weapons in Grimsby.

The victim suffered serious head injuries during the incident on the Nunsthorpe Estate yesterday evening.

Police believe a group of people may have been involved and are now looking to identify those people as well as anyone who may have witnessed the incident at 9.15pm.

The 28 year old man remains in Diana Princess of Wales Hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.


Concern for girls with learning difficulties missing from Grimsby home

Mollie Evans and Chloe Bensley have not been seen since yesterday Credit: Humberside Police

Police say they are very concerned for the welfare of two girls with learning difficulties who have gone missing from their home in Grimsby.

Twelve-year-old Mollie Evans and 17-year-old Chloe Bensley, from Waltham, were last seen close to Welholme Road in Grimsby at 7.45pm yesterday.

Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101.

Firefighters tackle blaze at former Grimsby restaurant

Humberside Fire & Rescue are currently attending a 'serious' fire at a former restaurant in Grimsby.

Fire at former Littlefields restaurant in Grimsby

Five pumps, an aerial appliance and command unit are attending the fire at the former Littlefields restaurant.

Humberside Fire & Rescue are tackling the blaze

Criminal damage to Grimsby £8.4m Leisure Centre

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses following criminal damage to the new Grimsby Leisure Centre.

Police say the damage occurred on Tuesday evening Credit: ITV News

The £8.4 million development on Cromwell Road opened in January and police say the damage occurred shortly before 11pm on 28 June.

The Grimsby Leisure Centre opened in January Credit: ITV News
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