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Concern growing for missing Maltby man Barry

Police are growing concerned for a man who went missing from his home in South Yorkshire this afternoon.

Barry Wheeler's disappearance is out of character according to his family Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Barry Wheeler from Maltby was last seen wearing a black puffer jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.

His family say his disappearance is completely out of character.

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Third woman killed in Rotherham crash named

A woman who died following a collision on Tickhill Road last month has been named as 76-year-old Wendy Park.

Wendy Park Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Her family have described her as “a kind, caring and fun-loving lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew her”.

Wendy, who was from Doncaster, was a passenger travelling in a red Toyota Aygo with two other women when it was involved in a collision with a black Ford Focus and a van close to the entrance with Maltby colliery on Thursday, 26 November at around 5.30pm.

Police are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to the collision, who have not yet spoken to officers, to please come forward.

Second woman killed in Rotherham crash named

One of the three women who died following a collision in Tickhill Road, Maltby, last month has been named as 66-year-old Barbara Twigg.

Barbara Twigg Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Ms Twigg was from Doncaster. She was a passenger travelling in a red Toyota Aygo with two other women, one of whom has been named as Diana Hunt from Hatfield, when it was involved in a collision with a black Ford Focus and a van close to the entrance with Maltby colliery on Thursday 26 November.

The three women suffered fatal injuries. Specialist officers continue to support their families and they have asked that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

Barbara was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who was taken from us prematurely. Words cannot express how much she will be missed. Mum was a talented musician and teacher, and recently retired from running the Yamaha music school in Doncaster where she also had many students. We urge anyone with information to come forward to South Yorkshire Police.

– Family statement

Battered great grandad's family plead for people who know robbers to come forward

The family of a pensioner who was left for dead by thieves who stole his life savings have today appealed for help from those that police believe are shielding his attackers.

80-year-old Tommy Ward, was found unconscious at his home at Maltby in South Yorkshire on October the 1st.

The former soldier suffered serious head injuries and is still in hospital.

At a news conference today, his daughter said it is vital people come forward with information:

Police say it was a 'targeted attack' on great grandad

The police have given an update on their investigation this morning Credit: ITV News

Police have renewed their appeal for help in their investigation into the attack on pensioner Tommy Ward in his own home at Malby last month.

Tommy remains seriously ill in hospital following the attack.

His life savings were stolen and detectives say it was a targeted attack.

Police say it was a targeted attack on Tommy Ward

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Police continue to appeal for information about pensioner attack

A pensioner from South Yorkshire who was attacked in his home remains in a critical condition, 50 days after the attack.

Tommy has a fractured skull, broken ribs and a smashed jaw after the attack Credit: Family Photo

80-year-old Tommy Jones had his life savings stolen during the attack in Maltby in October.

The money has since been replaced by an online crowd-funding campaign, but police are still appealing for information about the attack.

Man charged with Maltby murder

A man from Maltby has been charged with the murder of another man from the area.

Paul Sandford died at his home in Maltby Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Adam Goodridge was charged with the murder of 38-year-old Paul Sandford and appeared at Sheffield Magistrates Court this morning where he was remanded into custody.

His next appearance is scheduled to be on the 17 November at Sheffield Crown Court.

Mr Sandford, 38, was allegedly assaulted in his home in Littlehey Close, Maltby, at about 1am on Friday 30 October.

He was receiving treatment for injuries suffered during the assault, but collapsed and died in hospital on the morning of Wednesday 4 November.

A 59-year-old man, who was also arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released on police bail.

A 29-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, also arrested as part of the investigation, remain on police bail.

Further arrest over Maltby murder

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Paul Sandford last week.

Paul Sandford died at his home in Maltby Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Mr Sandford, 38, was assaulted at his home on Littlehey Close in Maltby, at the end of last month.

He was taken to hospital where he was receiving treatment for injuries he sustained as a result of the attack. He then later collapsed and died,

A 29-year-old woman who was arrested yesterday evening on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder currently remains in police custody.

A 29-year-old man who was arrested on Thursday 5 November in connection with Mr Sandford’s murder remains on police bail.

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