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Appeal to find missing 14-year-old girl

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from her home in Coventry.

Manpreet Garcha, from the Stoke Aldermoor area, was last seen at around 1pm on Sunday (8 May).

The teenager is described as Asian, 5ft 4ins tall, slim build, with brown shoulder length wavy hair. Manpreet was last seen wearing a pink dress, black shoes and with a gold handbag.

She has never been missing before and police are urging Manpreet, or anyone who may know of her whereabouts, to come forward to let her family know she is ok.


Police appeal for 15-year-old missing since Tuesday

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing teenager, who was last seen on Tuesday.

Leila Corren Kerr Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Leila Corren Kerr, 15, is missing from the Eastwood area of Nottingham.

It is believed she may be in Nottingham city.

Leila is white and is described as 5ft tall and of a slim build. She has dark hair with blonde streaks through it.

She was last seen wearing a khaki green Parka jacket, blue jeans and trainers.

Anyone with information about where she may is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

Woman 'distracted' mother before taking baby, neighbour says

A neighbour of the mother of the nine-week-old baby who was taken from his home in Telford has said that the woman who took the child 'distracted' his mother by telling her one of her boys had been knocked over.

While the baby's mother went to check the neighbour claims the woman took the baby.

Nine-week-old baby boy missing in Telford

A 9-week old baby boy has been taken from his home address in Manor Road in Arleston, Telford.

The baby was wearing a blue woollen jacket and a cream baby-gro with a teddy bear on the left hand side.

It is thought the child may be in the company of a white woman with dyed reddish brown hair, which she wore off her face, and is around 5ft 5ins tall.

She is also thought to have a lump under her nose and a gap between her front teeth. She is believed to be between 30 and 40 years of age. She was last seen wearing an army green zip-up jacket and a small black bag over her shoulder.

If anyone has any information at all please call police on 101.

Police appeal for help to find missing boy

Chay Bowskill has been missing for a week Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police are appealing for help to find a boy from Syston in Leicester who has been missing for a week.

Chay Bowskill was last seen in the Moat Street area of Wigston, at around 1pm on Tuesday 17 November, and reported missing shortly afterwards.

Chay is described as white, 5ft 7” tall, slim build, with green eyes and short brown hair. When last seen he was wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jogging trousers and a grey hooded top.

We are becoming increasingly concerned as to the whereabouts of Chay.

We know that he has friends in the areas of Loughborough, Melton, Leicester city and Harborough, and we appeal to anyone who thinks they have seen Chay or know where he might be to contact us.

Please take a moment to look at his photo and if you have any information call 101.

– PC Craig Downward, from the Missing Persons team, said:


Vigil held for Kayleigh Haywood in Measham

A vigil has been held at St Laurence's church in Measham for Kayleigh Haywood after police confirmed they discovered a body believed to be the teenager's.

The family of the 15-year-old attended along with members of the local community from Measham and surrounding towns and villages.

Kayleigh's brother Kyle Haywood, 18, broke down as he paid tribute to his sister in front of 200 mourning friends and family members.

He said: "I'd like to thank everyone for coming for my little sister tonight.

"She was taken away from us at a young age, and nothing can bring her back.

"We are all very grateful to everyone that has come.

"I'd just like to say, Kayleigh, I hope you're looking down on us.

"You're in our hearts and in thoughts forever.

"I love you so much. So, so much."

After his tribute, Kyle went over and kissed his mother Stephanie Haywood, before sitting down with his close family in the front row of the 200-seater church.

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