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Man from Goodmayes missing

Ryan Spencer. Credit: Metropolitan Police

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

Ryan Spencer, 36 hasn't been seen since 5 September in the Goodmayes area of Ilford. Mr Spencer is described as a white male, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall, clean shaven with sandy curly hair.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a dark blue shirt and black trousers.

Police are urging anyone with information on where he could be to ring 101 or Missing People on 116000 quoting Merlin 14MIS031924.

Men killed in helicopter crash named by police

Two men who died when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed into the sea earlier this week, have been named by police. The pilot was Brian Bridgeman from Canterbury, Kent, and his passenger was John Kent from Romford in Essex.

Credit: RNLI

They were flying from Edinburgh to Retford in Nottinghamshire when they got into difficulty and crashed into the sea near the cliffs at Flamborough Head in East Yorkshire on Tuesday. The bodies of the men were recovered on Tuesday afternoon.



E-fit appeal over devastating chemical attack in Essex

Essex police have released two e-fit images of men they would like to speak to about the crime. Inquiries have been widened to London in a bid to trace them.

E-fit images of two men police need to trace Credit: PA

They drove a blue Vauxhall Signum or another hatchback vehicle. Anyone with information should contact officers at Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

'Appalling injuries' of man attacked in his own home

Wayne Ingold's injuries Credit: PA

The photographs clearly show how Wayne suffered appalling injuries in this incident.

He has asked us to release them to show what these people are capable of causing and how they have to be taken off the streets and brought to justice.

– Detective Constable Alan Lewis. Met Police
Wayne Ingold's injuries Credit: PA

It is believed that this was a case of mistaken identity and that extensive investigations have shown that there is no evidence that anyone in the area was the intended victim in this crime.

– Detective Constable Alan Lewis. Met Police

Chemical attack 'may be case of mistaken identity'

Wayne Ingold was attacked in Bramble Road in Witham, at about 10.45am on August 8. Police believe he may have been wrongly targeted in a case of mistaken identity.

Wayne Ingold's injuries Credit: PA

The photographs were taken while he was receiving hospital treatment and show burns to his face and upper body.

Wayne Ingold's injuries Credit: PA

Attack victim left with horrific burns after chemical is thrown in his face

Detectives investigating an attack in which corrosive liquid was thrown in a man's face have released shocking pictures of his injuries.

56-year-old Wayne Ingold had gone to collect his post from a communal area at his block of flats in Essex when he heard two men banging on the door.

Wayne Ingold's injuries following chemical attack Credit: PA

After a brief exchange, the men threw the liquid at him, leaving him with severe injuries to his hands and face.

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