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Concern over missing teenagers

Missing: Shannon Craft,15
Missing: Rebecca Hood, 18

South Yorkshire Police say they are concerned for the welfare of two teenagers, missing from Doncaster since June 24. Shannon Craft, 15, and Rebecca Hood, 18, were both reported missing earlier this week and police believe they may be together - possibly in Grimsby.

Shannon was last seen at her home the Hyde Park area just after midnight on Tuesday, 24 June. She is white, around 5ft 3ins tall, of small to medium build, with long dark hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black leggings and a black Adidas jacket with three white stripes down the arms.

Rebecca was last seen in the Armthorpe area in the early hours of Monday, 23 June. She is described as white, around 5ft 3ins tall, of stocky build with shoulder length blonde hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing jeans, a black top with diamante detail with a green handbag.

Officers referred to CPS over death in custody

Five Grimsby police officers have been referred to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after an investigation into the circumstances of the death of a man in custody.

David Hill
David Hill

David Hill, 57, died in May 2013 after being arrested at his home for offences of criminal damage and affray.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigated his death and have referred it to the CPS to determine whether there is evidence that warrants criminal charges.


Concern for missing Grimsby teenager

Jackie Brammer who is missing from Grimsby Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police are appealing for help to find a 15-year-old teenager missing from Grimsby. Jackie Brammer, has not been seen since Tuesday June 17, 2014, when he left his home address and did not return.

Jackie is described as a white boy, with dyed black hair, a lip piercing and around 5ft 9ins tall. He was last seen wearing black skinny jeans and dark clothing, he may have a change of clothing. He has been missing before.

Allegations patients not given food or water for up to two days in Scunthorpe and Grimsby

Whistleblowers have alleged that a number of vulnerable and elderly patients in Scunthorpe and Grimsby were not given food or water for up to two days, during a 12 week period earlier this year, causing their health to deteriorate.

Most of the incidents are said to have happened at Scunthorpe General Hospital, which is already under special measures. North Lincolnshire's Clinical Commissioning Group said it is so concerned about the allegations that they have taken the highly unusual step of going public with the news.

If anyone has any concerns or comments about the situation at Scunthorpe General Hospital they are asked to call a special hotline that's been set up by North Lincolnshire CCG. Tel: 01652 251005

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust said: “Despite everyone’s best efforts, incidents do occur routinely... In this particular cluster, a small number of incidents were classed as ‘serious’ and others were not but have been included in the investigation..."

Pensioner knocked down in Grimsby dies

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pensioner was knocked down by a cyclist in Grimsby, and later died.

The accident happened on Tuesday May 20, when a 72-year-old female pedestrian, was involved in the collision at the junction of Victoria Street, with Old Market Place in the town. The pensioner was taken to hospital suffering minor injuries.

She was discharged and returned home but was taken ill and later died. Test are due to take place to find out if the injuries from the accident were connected to her death. The 18-year-old cyclist was not injured.

Police ask for help finding missing Grimsby man

Police in Grimsby are searching for missing man, Nathan Douglass.

Nathan Douglass

The 29 year-old was last seen on Monday at his home on New Haven Terrace.

Mr Douglass is around 5ft 8ins, has stubble and missing teeth.

He was last seen to be wearing a grey coloured baseball cap, a black Superdry jacket and work boots. The top of his wedding finger is missing from the knuckle and, the top of another finger is also missing. He also has a pierced lip.

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