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Growing concern for missing 15 year-old

15 year-old Veronica Sbircea was last seen almost five weeks ago Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a missing 15-year-old girl from Kettering in Northamptonshire.

Inquiries are continuing in Northamptonshire and London to find Veronica Sbircea almost five weeks since leaving her home. The last known sighting of Veronica was around 5.15pm on Thursday, July 28th.

Police believe this CCTV image is the last known sighting of Veronica Credit: Northamptonshire Police

The schoolgirl is known to have used public transport on a number of occasions in the 24 hours preceding the last sighting of her, but there has been no identifiable movement since.

Officers are urging Veronica, or anyone who may know of her whereabouts, to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101.

E-fit of suspect released following assault

E-fit of a man police are looking for following an assault last month Credit: Northamptonshire Police

An E-fit of a man has been released following an assault and attempted burglary in Guilsborough in Northamptonshire on July 30th.

At around 3pm an elderly man spotted two men in his back garden, the men ran off to the front of the property where they got into a red hatchback. The victim tried to stop the men getting into the car and was thrown to the ground by the man in the e-fit.

The suspect is described as about 5ft 10in, in his 20s with a stocky/muscular build. He was wearing a black or navy hooded top with the hood up, dark blue or black jeans and black laced soft boots.

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Appeal for dog owners after two-year-old boy bitten

Police are trying to track down the owners of a Jack Russell dog. Credit: PA Images

A two-year-old boy was taken to hospital earlier this month after being bitten by a dog at a festival.

Police are trying to track down the owners of a Jack Russell after the toddler suffered minor injuries to his arm.

The incident took place at the Canal Festival in Blisworth on August 13th 2016 and he was taken to Northampton General Hospital.

Officers said there were three people with the dog, a man and woman described as being in their mid-50s to early 60s and a man in his 20s to 30s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers.

Midlands players says first ever Olympics Gold will have huge impact on hockey

Athletes from the Midlands have helped Great Britain's hockey team to their first ever Olympic Gold medal after beating the Netherlands in Rio.

Keith Wilkinson has been speaking to players in Birmingham and Beeston where some of the team trained. They say the impact on the sport will be huge:

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CCTV images released of suspect in knifepoint robbery in Wellingborough

CCTV image of the man police want to speak to Credit: Northamptonshire police

CCTV images have been released of a man officers want to trace in connection with a knifepoint robbery at a food shop in Wellingborough.

A man made off with money after pointing a knife at a member of staff, forcing her to empty the till at the Co-op store in Farm Road.

It happened at around 10.20pm on Monday 15th August.

The offender made off with money and scratch cards in the direction of Bacon Road.

Police appeal to identify man in this image Credit: Northamptonshire police

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire police on the 101 number or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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