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Five youths charged after assaulting police officers in Grimsby

Five youths have been charged in relation to an assault on PCSOs and officers on patrol in Grimsby’s Nunsthorpe estate on Friday, April 8.

Three 17-year-old boys, a 17-year-old girl and a 16 year-old boy – who cannot be named for legal reasons - will appear before Grimsby and Cleethorpes Youth Court on June 6.

The 17-year-old girl has been charged with assaulting a police officer.

One of the 17-year-old boys has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, the second 17-year-old boy has been charged with assaulting a police officer and the third is charged with causing criminal damage to a police car, using threatening or abusive words or behaviour and assault.

The 16-year-old boy was charged with assaulting a PCSO, assaulting a police officer, resisting a constable in the execution of his duty and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour.

Two men arrested on suspicion of assault in Grimsby

A 28-year-old man is in hospital and two further men have been arrested after a violent incident at an address in Grimsby this evening.

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The ambulance service contacted Humberside Police shortly after 5.45pm reporting their attendance at an address on Hainton Avenue, where a man was reported to have sustained a puncture wound.

Police officers attended and following enquiries two men were arrested on suspicion of assault. The two local men, aged 32 and 24, and have been taken into police custody where they will be questioned by detectives.

Police say the injured man was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary by ambulance where he is receiving medical treatment. His condition is currently unknown.

A cordon has been erected at the scene of the incident on Hainton Avenue whilst crime scene investigators carry out a forensic examination.

Mystery of 'boy in pyjamas' seen wandering streets of Grimsby

The police helicopter joined the search Credit: ITV news

Mystery surrounds reports of a child seen wandering the streets of Grimsby in his pyjamas.

Humberside Police received calls from the public concerned about the boy, who was also carrying a Spiderman backpack, in the early hours of yesterday.

Extensive searches were carried out without success.

The force said today they had received no reports of a missing child and had taken their enquiries as far as possible.


URGENT APPEAL: Police search for young boy wandering alone in pyjamas

Police in Grimsby are currently responding to reports of a child walking alone in the Margaret Street, Hainton Avenue area of the town in the early hours of today.

They received two separate calls from concerned members of the public just after 1am reporting a child, thought to be a boy of around seven, walking in nightwear along Margret Street towards Hainton Avenue.

He was carrying a Spiderman backpack and wearing red and blue pyjamas and red and blue slippers and is described as being a white boy with dark hair. Area searches commenced immediately following reports but at present the child has not been located.

Police are keen to trace the child to ensure his safety and ask anyone with information who may have seen him or thinks they know who he might be to call urgently on 999 in an emergency or 101 quoting log number 23 of today, 12 May 2016.

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