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Elderly woman's purse stolen outside supermarket

The man police would like to speak to in connection with the incident Credit: West Mercia Police

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the theft of an elderly woman's purse at a shop in Hereford.

The theft happened at about 9.30am on the 31st of August. The 78-year-old woman had her purse stolen outside the Co-Operative supermarket on Grandstand Road.

As the woman walked towards the doors of the shop, a man approached her and started talking to her. He asked for directions and then walked away.

It was only when the victim went inside the store that she realised her purse had gone.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured, or remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area at the time, should call police on 101.


Mother: 'I won't rest until Christian's murderer is found'

The mother of a man murdered in Hereford says she will not rest until her son's killer is found.

Christian Bagley was stabbed two months ago after visiting his two year old daughter on Father's Day.

Today Janette Bagley went back to the scene of the stabbing by the River Wye, to appeal to the conscience of the person who knows what happened to her son. Chris Halpin reports.


Father's Day murder victim's funeral

Christian Bagley Credit: West Mercia Police

The funeral of a man from Hereford who was murdered on Father's Day will take place today.

Police were forced to apologise to his family yesterday after it was revealed the body of 30-year-old Christian Bagley had decomposed while being kept in a mortuary.

His body was being stored at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Officials have apologised. An investigation is underway to discover how it happened.

"This is truly regrettable. We have explained as much as we can to Christian's family and will provide them with a full explanation as soon as we understand what has happened."

– West Mercia Police

Mr Bagley was stabbed in his arm and back as he returned from seeing his two-year-old daughter on Father's Day. He died in hospital.

Three men arrested on suspicion of murder have been released without charge

Police appeal for missing teenagers

Jessica Morgan Credit: Warwickshire Police

Police are still searching for two teenagers who went missing at approximately 6:30pm on Friday 17th July.

Jessica, 16, and Ellie, 15, were both last seen by Waitrose in Hereford heading towards the High Street.

Jessica is white, around 5ft in height, of a small build and has short light blonde hair with a long black wig over the top. Her lip and left nostril are also pierced. She was wearing light blue jeans, dark blue jumper with silver chain around her neck, white trainers and a black baseball cap with white writing on the front.

Ellie Remington Credit: Warwickshire Police

Ellie is white, with green eyes around 5ft 9ins in height, of a medium build, two toned long brown coloured hair which is shoulder length, her upper lip is also pierced. She was wearing flowery style top, black leggings, black shoes with a black handbag.

Rugby World Cup on tour

Former World Cup winner Jason Leonard gets his hands on the trophy he won in 2003 Credit: ITV News Central/Michael Sibert

As England prepares to host the Rugby World Cup, the Webb Ellis Trophy is on tour in the West Midlands.

Former World Cup winner Jason Leonard, at Hereford Cathedral, gets

his hands on the trophy he won in 2003 as part of England's winning


Fans will also have the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the Cup at Sixways in Worcester this afternoon and at a party in Telford at 6pm this evening.

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