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Police concern for vulnerable missing woman

Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing vulnerable woman from Kirklees.

Ashleigh Brook, 21 was last seen at 11pm on Friday evening at her home address in Holmbridge, near Holmfirth.

It is out of character for Ashleigh to go missing and police are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Ashleigh is described as black, 5" 8" tall of average build with short Afro hair. However she was wearing a shoulder-length black wig with a fringe when she was last seen.

She was last seen wearing Minions design fleece pyjamas.

Ashleigh was also wearing camouflage trainers and a camouflage coat carrying a black quilted handbag,

Anyone who has seen or heard from Ashleigh, or knows where she might be now is asked to contact police.

Police appeal after fatal collision in Holmfirth

An investigation is underway after a 17-year-old man died and three others were seriously injured in a collision near Holmfirth in West Yorkshire.

It happened when four cars were in a collision on the A635 Greenfield Road around 4.44pm yesterday.

A 17-year-old passenger in one of the cars died as a result of the crash. A 56-year-old man was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary suffering serious injuries, along with a 17-year-old female driver and a 36-year-old man.

The A635 was closed for much of the evening while recovery and investigation work was carried out.

Enquires are ongoing into what has clearly been a very serious multi vehicle collision which has resulted in the death of a 17-year-old male.

We would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or the manner of driving of any of the vehicles in the moments before this collision.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team on 101."

– PS Carl Quinn, West Yorkshire Police

An 18-year-old female driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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Man who glassed dancer avoids jail term

A man who smashed a bottle into the face of woman through her car window, scarring her for life, has escaped jail. Chris Kiddey's report contains images you may find upsetting.

Dancer is 'devastated' and 'bewildered' at sentencing

Chloe Knapton says she is 'devastated' and 'bewildered' after the man who glassed her in the face has received a twelve month suspended sentence.

"I don't actually have words at the moment. I'm a bit shocked and numb about it all. I'll probably be upset later."

– Chloe Knapton, assault victim

"I thought I'd go to prison"

Andrew Shires has reacted to his sentence by admitting he thought he was going to prison. The 37-year-old has been given a twelve month suspended sentence after he walked over from a bus stop to glass a woman as she sat behind the wheel of her own car. It left her scarred for life and threw her burgeoning career as a professional dancer in to doubt.

Speaking to our reporter, Chris Kiddey, as he left court Shires said he is lucky to be a free man, and he will try to "do something with my life."

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