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14-year-old boy with learning difficulties goes missing

A 14-year-old boy has gone missing from hospital in Wandsworth. Joshua Mould was last seen at Springfield Hospital around 4:50pm yesterday.

Joshua Mould Credit: Metropolitan Police

Joshua is described as white, about 6ft 1in tall of a slim build. He has black hair with a long fringe covering his eyes. He also wears thick black rimmed glasses. The teenager has learning difficulties and may struggle to communicate.

Police say they are 'extremely concerned', and anyone with information should call 999.

Putney Bridge upgrade on schedule

Wandsworth Council says the Putney Bridge repair project is gathering pace with hundreds of yards of pristine new paving stones laid.

The stones will form a new wider walkway when the bridge reopens in October.

Engineers are also continuing the refurbishment works to the subway at the northern end of the bridge, while work continues off-site to refurbish the bridge's ornate Victorian lamp columns which are being restored by specialist craftsmen.


Ambulance crashes into office

An ambulance crashed into an insurance agent's office in Wandsworth earlier today. The accident happened at 5pm, after the car had hit another vehicle.

One woman suffered minor injuries. The ambulance driver did not need medical treatment.

The ambulance which crashed into an insurance office in Wandsworth Credit: Twitter: @DjayRizzle

An London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We can confirm that one of our cars was involved in a road traffic collision with another car near Merton Road. Our car was on its way to a serious incident nearby."

Man critically injured in hospital after Wandsworth crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Wandsworth which has left a man in a critical condition in hospital. Police were called yesterday afternoon to a crash between a VW Polo, a Ford Mondeo and a bus on Buckhold Road.

Eight people were initally taken to hospital, and a 21 year old man who was travelling in the Polo is still in a critical condition. The two other passengers from the Polo are still in hospital but their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The bus, a route 156, was in service at the time, but nobody on the bus was seriously injured.

19-year-old charged with manslaughter and aggravated burlary

A 19-year-old man from Mitcham has been charged with aggravated burglary and the manslaughter of 73-year-old Mashboor Hussain on 11 February in Wandsworth. Kofi Yeboah has been remanded in custody and will appear at Bromley Magistrates court on 24 February.

Aaron Burnett, 20 of no fixed abode has already been charged with the murder of pensioner, Hussain. Burnett has been remanded in custody and will appear at Woolwich Crown Court on 5th March.

Mashboor Hussain Credit: Metropolitan Police
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