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Police appeal for missing Bedworth man

43-year-old Adrian Turner has been missing since Boxing Day Credit: Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police are growing increasingly concerned for the well-being of a missing 43-year-old man from Bedworth.

Adrian Turner has not been seen since 9:30am on Boxing Day at his home address on Silk Weavers Way.

He said he was going to Sainsbury's on Coventry Road in Exhall however Adrian was not picked up on CCTV at the store.

Adrian is described as white, 5'7" tall with short brown hair and was last seen wearing a black jacket, grey t-shirt, and jeans.

He has links to the Birmingham area.

Adrian has been missing for some time and his family are concerned about him. We are following up a number of lines of enquiry to try and establish what has happened to Adrian.

I would be interested to hear from anyone who might have seen Adrian in Bedworth on Boxing Day, and I would appeal for Adrian or anyone who knows where he is to get in touch so we can establish that he is safe.

– Inspector Andy Reynolds

His family have said that is totally out of character for Adrian, and they are becoming more concerned for his safety and welfare.

If you have seen Adrian or have information on his whereabouts please call Warwickshire Police on 101.

Police appeal after serious assault in Warwick

Detectives in Warwick are appealing for witnesses and information after an attack took place which left a 36-year-old man with part of his ear bitten off.

The assault happened at around 11pm yesterday evening at the Spice Hut restaurant in Market Square, Warwick.

A disagreement began between two groups of men in the restaurant, which resulted in the physical altercation.

This man has been left with life changing injuries, in what was a savage and unprovoked attack.

We are keen to hear from anyone near the restaurant or in Market Square who can help our investigation in any way.

Presently the description we have of the offenders is that there are four men, two are described as white, in their mid 30s, around 5ft 10ins tall and of a stocky build. The third man is described as mixed race in his mid 30s and of average build and the fourth man is described as white, aged mid 30s to 40s, 6ft tall and of a large, stocky build.

– Detective Inspector Jon Belcher

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 854 Karen Rook on 101 quoting incident 333 of 26 December or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or Crimestoppers UK


Watchdog clears former Northamptonshire Police boss of 'gross misconduct'

Martin Jelley has been cleared by the investigation Credit: PA

A former deputy chief constable at Northamptonshire Police has "no case to answer" for gross misconduct following an investigation, a police watchdog has found.

Martin Jelley, who is now chief constable at Warwickshire Police, had been under investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) since March.

It followed a claim against Mr Jelley, during his time at Northamptonshire Police, of possible inappropriate conduct for a delay in referring a separate matter to the watchdog.

"Following a thorough investigation, we have found Chief Constable Martin Jelley has no case to answer for gross misconduct or misconduct."

– Rachel Cerfontyne, IPCC deputy chair,

The Commission wouldn't release further details of the investigation at this time due to a linked inquiry into possible misconduct by Northamptonshire Police deputy chief constable Andy Frost.

Earlier this year, the IPCC announced investigations into Mr Jelley and then assistant chief constable Mr Frost over claims in relation to an "internal professional standards matter".

The IPCC confirmed the investigation into possible misconduct by Mr Frost, who was promoted in the summer, is continuing.

Warwickshire Police appoints new Chief Constable

Deputy Chief Constable Martin Jelley from Northamptonshire Police has been appointed as the new Chief Constable for Warwickshire Police.

DCC Jelley was named as Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball’s preferred candidate earlier this month.

He will take up his new post from 1st April 2015 for five years until 31st March 2020, and will replace the force’s current Chief Constable Andy Parker, who is taking retirement.

Man still missing six weeks after wedding argument

Police are re-appealing for information six weeks after a man from Nottingham disappeared following an argument with family at a wedding.

Baljeev Johal was last seen on Sunday 5th October Credit: ITV News Central

Twenty-four-year-old Baljeev Johal has been missing since he left a party in Warwickshire in the early hours of Sunday 5th October.

He and his parents had been at a pre-wedding celebration in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, but when they went to leave shortly before midnight, Baljeev's father said there was a brief argument about who would drive home, and Baljeev walked off.

His disappearance has been described as 'completely out of character'.

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