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Police becoming increasingly concerned for welfare of a missing man

Police are concerned for the welfare of Robert Schofield Credit: PA

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man.

Robert Schofield, also known as Robert Wilding, was last seen at about 2.30am on Sunday at the Accident and Emergency Department at Chorley Hospital.

He is described as 29, white, 5ft 11ins, with collar length dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with frayed cuffs. He may have been carrying an ipad.

PC Peter Darbyshire, of Chorley Police, said: “We are concerned about Robert as it’s been more than 48 hours now since he was seen. I would appeal to anyone who sees him or knows where he might be to get in touch with us. I would also appeal to Robert to contact us if he sees this appeal.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0190 of April 3rd

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Sharon Edwards sentenced to life in prison

David Edwards Credit: ITV

Sharon Edwards has been sentenced to life imprisonment and must serve a minimum of 20 years for the murder of her husband David Edwards.

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Sharon Edwards found guilty of murder

Guilty: Sharon Edwards Credit: Lancashire Police

BREAKING: Sharon Edwards found guilty of the murder of her husband David Edwards.

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Watch: Sharon Edwards denies murdering her solicitor husband

Matt Smith reports from Manchester Crown Court Credit: ITV

A woman has gone on trial, accused of stabbing her husband to death after their honeymoon. 42-year-old Sharon Edwards from Chorley, denies murder, claiming David Edwards "walked onto to a knife" at their home.

But the prosecution say he was a victim of domestic violence. Friends told jurors they'd seen David with a number of injuries during the couple's "volatile relationship."

Matt O'Donoghue was at today's hearing

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