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Grimsby man charged with sexual offences

A man from South Grimsby is due to appear before Grimsby Crown Court charged with a series of sexual offences.

Physiotherapist Louis Houtsnee, 48, from Scartho Top is charged with two counts of indecent assault, four counts of sexual assault and one of perverting the course of justice.

He has been released on bail and is next due to appear before court on Tuesday, May 3.

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Police release CCTV of attempted armed robbery suspect

Humberside Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery at a newsagents in Grimsby.

Credit: Humberside Police

Police say the attempted robbery happened at a newsagent on Wednesday 2nd March on Lord Street in Grimsby.

The man threatened a female staff member with a knife but was chased out of the shop by the owner.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, medium to stocky build, in his mid to late 20s, with mousey brown hair and a short, scruffy beard.

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Man wanted following attempted armed robbery in Grimsby

Humberside Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery of a newsagent in Grimsby.

Credit: Humberside Police

The incident happened at 11:30am on Wednesday 3rd March on Lord Street in Grimsby.

The armed man threatened a female staff member with a knife but was chased out of the shop by the owner. A knife has been discovered from the scene.

The man is described as white, around 5ft 8in, medium build, mid to late 20's, brown hair and short scruffy beard. He worse a black hooded jacket, black jogging bottoms, black trainers and a scarf over his face.

Concern growing for 13-year-old missing from Cleethorpes

13-year-old Brandon has been missing since Sunday Credit: Humberside Police

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old Brandon who has gone missing in Cleethorpes.

Brandon Fitzgerald was reported missing to police on Sunday 21 February when he was last seen in the Cleethorpes area.

He is described as 5ft 6ins tall, of stocky build and wearing grey Nike jogging bottoms, a grey Nike jumper, a black coat and black Adidas trainers and a light blue Nike baseball cap.

Concern is growing for Brandon’s welfare due to his age and lack of contact with those close to him.

Grimsby business owner sees funny side of film which features spoof of her shop

The owner of a wedding dress shop in Grimsby believes her old shop may have inspired producers to feature a version of it in Sacha Baron Cohen's controversial spy spoof.

Sylvia Robinson's old shop Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The film called 'Grimsby' premieres in London tonight. The Ali G star visited the town in October 2013 to get inspiration for the film which has has been criticised by community leaders and businesses who claim it 'demeans' the North Lincolnshire town and its residents .

Sylvia Robinson who owns 'brides and maids' Credit: ITV Yorkshire

But Sylvia Robinson who owns 'brides and maids' says she can take a joke.

She also says any customers will know that is not her current shop and that there are many great things about Grimsby too to celebrate.

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