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Police looking for missing 17-year-old

Merseyside Police want the public's help to find a missing 17-year-old from the Wirral.

Dionne Kane was last seen on Monday Credit: Merseyside Police

Dionne Kane was last seen in the Birkenhead area at 1pm on Monday 2nd November.

She failed to return to where she was living in Manchester.

Concerns are growing for Dionne as, although she has gone missing from home before, she has always returned.

She is described as being white, around 5ft 5in tall, of slim build with long brown hair.

When she was last seen she was wearing blue denim jeans, a black coat, bright pink shoes and was carrying a brown/cream handbag.

Dionne could be anywhere in Merseyside and officers are not ruling out her having travelled outside of the area.

Extensive enquiries are being made by the police to find Dionne and officers are appealing for the public's help in doing so.

Anyone who knows where Dionne is or has seen a girl resembling her since 1pm on Monday is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 604 3673 or the Missing People charity on 116 000.

Date set in early November for funeral of PC Dave Phillips in Liverpool

PC Dave Phillips Credit: Merseyside Police

The family of PC Dave Phillips have confirmed that his funeral service will take place at the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool on Monday 2 November at 12pm.

The 34-year-old officer was hit by a Mitsubishi pick-up truck while trying to use a stinger device on the vehicle taken in a burglary.

He died in hospital shortly after the incident in Wallasey on October 5.

Three charged after death of Merseyside Pc Dave Phillips

Pc Dave Phillips

Two women and a man have been charged in connection with the murder of Pc Dave Phillips.

The 34-year-old officer was hit by a Mitsubishi pick-up truck while trying to use a stinger device on the vehicle taken in a burglary last week.

He died in hospital shortly after the incident in Wallasey, Merseyside on October 5.

"We can confirm that three people have been charged with assisting an offender following the murder of Pc Dave Phillips in the early hours of Monday, 5 October 2015.

"Georgia Clarke, 19, of Knowsley Road, Wallasey; Dawn Cooper, 34, of Wheatland Lane, Wallasey, and Michael Smith, 19, of Widmore Road are charged with assisting an offender.

"They will appear at Wirral Magistrates' Court this morning."

– Merseyside Police statement
  • Clayton Williams, 18, is accused of Pc Phillips' murder and other offences related to the incident and will appear for a further court hearing next week in Liverpool.
  • A second defendant, Philip Mark Stuart, 30, of Prenton, Wirral, accused of burglary and aggravated vehicle-taking and death caused by an accident, after allegedly being carried in the Mitsubishi, is scheduled to appear on the same day as Williams.

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Prison term for Wirral man in puppy cruelty case

A man from Wirral has been given a 24 week prison sentence and banned from keeping animals for life, after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to a puppy.

Lee Michael, 34, of Lower Thingwall Lane, Thingwall, in Wirral, was accused of hitting the pug-cross called Babs, who received a jaw injury.

The RSPCA was called in December last year after a vet became concerned by the young puppy’s injuries.

It says the animal is now getting the love, care and attention she deserves in a new home.

Puppy Babs who suffered a jaw injury Credit: RSPCA
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