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Police appeal for help tracing missing Bolton man

Darren McMinn was last seen leaving a pub in Bolton Credit: GMP

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from Bolton.

Darren McMinn, 48, has been missing since Monday 11 April and was last seen leaving The Sportsman Pub on Darwen Road on a pedal bike.

He is described as white, around 5ft 6" tall with brown hair and blue eyes. He has a tattoo of a rose on his arm and was last seen wearing a black rain coat, dark jeans and brown boots.

Before going missing, Darren had moved out of his home and spoken of possibly sleeping rough.

His relatives say Darren's disappearance is completely out of character.

We are very concerned for Darren’s wellbeing and despite extensive enquiries we have not been able to trace him.

His disappearance is very out of character and we, along with his family, are worried that he may have come to some harm.

His son is beside himself with worry and is desperate for his dad to make contact and come home and be able to see his grandson again.

– Detective Inspector Charlotte Cadden, GMP Bolton Division


Man and woman in serious condition after Bolton stabbing

A man and a woman remain in a critical condition in hospital after the incident on Saturday afternoon. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was stabbed in the back in Bolton, on Saturday afternoon April 9.

Police arrived at the scene to find a woman who had been stabbed in the back. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

Emergency services were called to Bramley Road, Bolton, where a woman was found with stab wounds. A man, 58, was found with self-inflicted stab wounds to his neck and chest.

They both remain in a critical condition at the Royal Bolton Hospital. A police investigation is under way.

A man and woman are both in a critical condition in hospital after the incident on Bramley Road, Bolton. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police.

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