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Concerns grow for missing 54-year-old man

Andrew Barfield Credit: Staffordshire Police

Police say they are becoming increasingly concerned about the welfare of a 54-year-old man who has gone missing from Rugeley, Staffordshire.

Andrew Barfield is white, 6ft tall and of slim build. He has short brown hair and blue eyes. He is thought to be wearing jeans, trainers and a navy winter coat.

Andrew was last seen in Rishworth Avenue, Rugeley, at around 7.30am yesterday morning (26 April).

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Motorcyclist dies in collision

A man died at the scene Credit: PA

A man has died after a crash on the A523 between Bosley and Leek this morning (Friday 21).

Staffordshire Police are appealing for information after a white Mitsubishi flatbed truck collided with a blue Yamaha motorbike.

The rider of the motorbike was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road remained closed whilst the scene was examined but has now reopened.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway by officers from the force's Collision Investigation Unit.

Staffordshire Police said:

The man who died has yet to be formally identified and we are working to inform and support his family.

– Staffordshire Police statement
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