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Footage of attempted theft released in appeal

Police have released CCTV footage of what appears to be a van being broken following several reports of van thefts in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

At just before 9pm on Saturday 18 March, three men are seen to arrive in Alexander Avenue in a light coloured car and pull down the sliding door of a works transit van. It is believed they were disturbed by an oncoming vehicle.

Officers say tools and other items have been taken from vehicles in and around Newark over the past two months.


Police hunt men in van threatening teenager

Police are appealing for information Credit: PA

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen a white van being driven suspiciously in the Clifton area of Nottinghamshire on Saturday (15 April).

Nottinghamshire Police were called to reports that a 15-year-old boy was approached and threatened by two men in a white van wearing face coverings as he walked along Brooksly Lane at around 6pm.

Nottinghamshire Police said:

If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 779 of 15 April.

– Nottinghamshire Police statement

Concerns grow for missing 16-year-old with heart condition

Tialo Miguel has not been seen since Thursday 13 April Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Officers say they are concerned for the safety of missing 16-year-old Tialo Miguel.

He was last seen on Thursday (13 April) in the Broxtowe area of Nottinghamshire.

Tialo has a heart condition which he takes daily medication for. He is described as black, around 5ft 8ins tall, of a medium biuld with brown eyes and short black afro hair.

Nottinghamshire Police said:

He was last seen wearing a black tracksuit with white stripes, a blue or red jumper and blue and black shoes.

If you see Tialo or have any information that could help, please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 81 of 18 April.

– Nottinghamshire Police statement


M1 Southbound Credit: Highways England

Two lanes are closed due to a broken down lorry on M1 Southbound between J26 A610 (Nottingham / Eastwood) and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way (Nottingham / Derby).

The stranded HGV has now been moved by traffic officers.


Man arrested after 18-year-old stabbed to death

Matthew Rothery Credit: Family photograph via Nottinghamshire Police

A 20-year-old man from Nottingham has been arrested following a serious assault in Mapperley Park in which a man died.

Police were called to Woodborough Road at around 1am on Friday (14 April). 18-year-old Matthew Rothery, was found with stab wounds and was taken to Queens Medical Centre but died shortly afterwards.

The man taken into custody last night is being questioned on suspicion of murder.

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